Do You Really Need Surround Sound?

Posted on Sunday, Sep 16 2007 @ 06:06 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Speaker manufacturers have always expounded the benefits of a 5.1 speaker system for gamers - more accurate audio positioning, better spatial effects, larger soundstage, etc. But are surround sound systems really necessary for better gaming?

Join marc as he takes a look at the benefits and fallacies of 5.1 speaker systems. This will help you decide if you really need a 5.1 speaker system.

"If you are looking to buy a new desktop PC for gaming purposes, you'd surely want to get a good set of speakers to go with it. That's when you get confronted by "the choice"? Should you splurge on a full 5.1 speaker system or should you just get the cheaper but less impressive 2.1 speaker system?"

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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