Dec 31, 5. I have learned much here at the forums. If you are just after a pair of headphones, there are alternatives that will sound much better for the same price as the kit from Sennheiser which we can help with if you wish. Jan 7, 7. However, as soon as software is thrown into the equation, who knows, and that’s the problem. The simple truth is, both will sound near enough the same if you disable all the software, though the motherboard will likely sound slightly better.
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If you are just after a pair of headphones, there are alternatives that will sound much better for the same price as the kit from Sennheiser which we can help with if you wish.
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The SupremeFX on the motherboard is again, just another realtek chip, a lot of marketing, and some higher quality caps, with the same driver and software stack supreemefx been modified for ASUS. If you are specifically after the 7. Yes, my password is: You must log in or sign up to reply here.
In all fairness though, the mics on gaming headsets are atrocious, most are over-filtered and end up sounding like a garbled mess. Do you already have an account? Thank you Tharic-Nar, you have gone above and beyond in helping me. Supremefs do some more investigating and research. Jan 7, 6.
This will be typically a realtek chip with some software tuning via the the drivers you’ll need to install. However, as soon as software is thrown into the equation, who knows, and that’s the problem.
Did a little reading and not sure that this answers my question.
This helps me a lot in making a decision. There are some Headsets out there with individual drivers for each channel, and are technically classed as real surround sound headsets, as they require the 3 or 4 connectors to work.
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Jan 8, 8. Exceptional and uncoloured sound quality, and the loss of surround sound is not a huge problem.
Is 8-channel HD the same as Surround Sound? If you are confused between virtual and real surround, I’ll quickly explain.
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If you plan to run a real 5. I have learned much here at the forums. Jan 7, 7.
No, create an account now. Glad I could help. Share This Page Tweet. In regard to 8-channel HD stuff, apart from a whole mass of marketing, that’s 7.
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ROG-exclusive technology implements multi-approach shielding, with ELNA audio capacitors helping offer 8-channel HD sound that’s equal in power, clarity, and range to dedicated sound cards.
Thank you for the feedback. The only real problem with going with a pair of headphones over a headset is the lack of a microphone, so that’s something you will have to consider. Dec 30, 2. But as a comparison between the USB module and the onboard audio, they will sound almost the same without software interfering.
Since the sound card has a siund headphone amp as well, it may be best to splash out on a good pair of headphones instead of getting a headset with virtual surround.
Dec 31, 4. Virtual surround is a software effect that takes the 5. The simple truth is, both will sound near enough the same if you disable all the software, though carx motherboard will likely sound slightly better.
I’ll tip Jamie off to this thread, since he’s far more educated in audio than I am.