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Good game to get a feel of sound (bought a new soundcard) (not BF3)

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I have plenty of games and would most likely have any recommendation, not bf3 though.

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post #2 of 6

Metro 2033.

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post #3 of 6
Lol ya know I was surprised how fun the sound is in Need for speed most wanted (new one). I play on 5.1 surround and they did a pretty good job on the channel seperation and sound effects. its not theatrical or anything, but really adds to the game. I think thats probably what i am most impressed with on that game.
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post #4 of 6
Play some video and lossless audio if you want to judge the sound card properly.

Games typically have terrible audio quality and don't conform to any real standards, and sound cards can't really be judged by them outside of the game you are testing itself.

So, just play the games you like. Games you don't play are irrelevant. Sound performance varies wildly between games so performance in the games you don't play don't really have any bearing on your life anyway.
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post #5 of 6
You bought the ZXR and you are trying to judge it with a game? Nonononononono.

Zero4549 is correct. You need some good music to benchmark your card with.

If you still need a game, the best game off the top of my head would be skyrim. You can mod in audio to test your card even further if you so choose.
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post #6 of 6
Watch some Blu-ray movie that has high quality sound.
Maybe someday games will also use lossless audio. But I doubt it as consoles are still restricted by filesizes and it affects PCs too.
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