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Originally Posted by IEATFISH View Post
Actually, he is correct. We are talking about surround sound and binaural recording is a completely different animal. The discussion here is about software/hardware for computer audio, not methods of recording sounds so they sound correct. Binaural works only for real life sounds being reproduced for later listening, not sounds generated and simulated in real time such as in video games. While music and movies can be recorded with binaural methods, that has nothing to do with the OPs question of surround sound headphones and/or sound cards that are used by the end user.
I was more or less pointing out that you don't need "surround" headphones in order to get the effect, it all depends on how the sound is presented to the user.

I know they aren't the same, but the create the same effect to the end user.