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How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

Old 07-10-19, 03:33 AM
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How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

I'm about to start building a sound system for my husband for his birthday and anniversary. Looking to spend about $100 for birthday and $300 for anniversary. So this will take a few years. What's the total price for everything, 2k? 4k? It is just for PC gaming, no movies. What's a good order I can buy stuff in so that he can use what he has so far as I buy? I know nothing about sound. I think regular PC speakers are fine Thanks!
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Old 07-10-19, 03:45 AM
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Re: How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

This might be better in Tech Talk.
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I'll post there thanks
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Re: How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

No problem. That forum is more about audio hardware.
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Re: How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

Does he want a sound system? I'd think a high end headset (with mic) would be more appropriate.
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Old 07-11-19, 01:22 AM
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Re: How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

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Does he want a sound system? I'd think a high end headset (with mic) would be more appropriate.
That's what he asked for Well he didn't ask for it he's just been saying for years now he wants one.
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Old 07-11-19, 07:03 AM
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Re: How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

If he wants a good quality headset for gaming, look at Steel Series. Most comfortable I've used and they sound great. I have the Acrtis 7 Wireless, IIRC.
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Old 07-12-19, 12:12 AM
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Re: How do you build a PC gaming sound system?

Can it really be a good "surround sound" experience with headphones? That's his main goal. He plays a tank game a lot and he wants to hear shots buzzing all around him and driving sounds.
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Old 07-12-19, 07:16 AM
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Yes, for sure. And the rise of competitive FPS games have made them even better.
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