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Nemesis posted a topic in Hardware Tech SupportShout out your Sound-Cards if you carry one! My question is what is the best sound card do you believe best suits SQUAD Gaming! I personally carry ASUS DGX and works Great with the game but the DX from what I learned threw ASUS tech support is that it increases my gaming by 10-25% in system performance! Do you use one or do you use USB? If you carry USB does having one better support your computer for gaming? for those Sound Card Carrying Users? Do you Use Creative?
Thought I'd share my custom settings for SQUAD for anyone running a similar setup. I've found these settings to sound great, give very good directional sound and also enable you to hear footsteps and people crawling around in fields very clearly. For anyone who does not believe that stereo headphones can give perfect directional sound, you literally have to try it, I can pinpoint people near me in complete concealment and generally shoot them dead, all by sound alone. Plus you also get the benefit of larger drivers in each ear cup so the sound is much fuller. I was originally using the onboard sound on my ASUS Z270 TUF MARK 1 motherboard with a pair of 5.1 Roccat Kave Analog headphones (https://www.roccat.org/en-GB/Products/Gaming-Sound/Kave-Series/Kave-XTD-5-1-Analog/) but my latest setup just blows that out of the water. My hardware: Soundcard - Creative Sound BlasterX Pro-Gaming AE-5 (https://us.creative.com/p/sound-cards/sound-blasterx-ae-5) Headphones - Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 250ohm (http://www.inta-audio.com/beyerdynamic-dt990-pro-headphones-black-limited-edition-p7379) Worth noting that as these are 250ohm headphones they generally won't be very good if powered by your motherboard, they require a headphone AMP of some sort or a decent soundcard with built in AMP. Mic - Antlion ModMic4 With Mute (https://antlionaudio.com/products/modmic-4) My custom sound profile settings for SQUAD in the Sound Blaster Connect software:
Logitech G35 headset with 7.1 surround sound. Cannot hear audio from certain angles. Makes playing very difficult. Tried new drivers, tried verify files. Ive read about others having the same problem but no solution. Please help. Microsoft Windows 10 (10.0) Professional 64-bit (Build 14393) Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz Z170 PRO GAMING NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Logitech Gaming Software 8.94.108
Hi everyone! I hope I put this in the right category. Yeah, I'm new here. So, I haven't played the game yet. I'm very likely to buy the game so I can join the Steam Early Access. However, I'm having a hard time finding details about the audio system. In fact, I've been reading some places around here that the surround isn't as accurate as it should be. Basically, I'm asking what sort of surround systems this game will support. I imagine that since this is a quite serious FPS game, the sound segment should be important. In my humble, and not so important, opinion I think a game like this should support Dolby Atmos even. That way, those with the proper audio hardware would be able to hear enemy footsteps much more accurate. Imagine being able to specifically hear footsteps on the roof of the building you're in, or hearing a chopper above you. (Above you, not beside you as they would appear in most 7.1 headsets and speaker-setups) And yes, I know that there's hardly anyone who owns these kinds of setups today. However, since there's alot of gamer headsets offering emulated 7.1 audio, I sincerely hope you're going to support at least 7.1 surround sound. Another feature I would like to ask about, is if it's possible to use two seperate audio sources for the game's audio. As in using speakers for the game's audio effects and local VOIP, and headphones for the game's communication. This would be more realistic to some extent, since the game's communication appears close to your ears (as it would through a head-mounted headset) and the rest of the audio (and the local VOIP) comes from further away. - Didgy
Hi, after having the game for a week and 24hrs of play time on it here are some suggestions based upon my time with the game. Just the little things...... Game gui buttons need pressing twice before recognition, intermittently. A server filter. Multi monitor support, (eyefinity, nvidia surround) HUD, chat etc all on center screen. Assetto corsa has possibly the best implementation for this where the angle and distance of monitors can be adjusted. FoV slider to go beyond what is currently available. 120 is not enough with 5760x1080 Splashing water when running through, also its impossible to drown (i tried). Other than these little things, the ball has well and truly been knocked out of the park. Even as a very introverted person i am compelled to use the mic and interact.