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    Originally posted by jomi294 View Post
    LOL. Yes that's true, aim tends to improve but unfortunately aim makes up only a portion of the game. :<
    whqat laptop will you likely purchase? I recently purchased a laptop and i am curious if mine will run it.

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    I've come to the conclusion you should follow your intuition and get the external X-Fi. It will prove of incalculable value in the long run, and you'll be pinning down those so subtle uncompressed audio sound cues that UT3 provides.

    Brace yourselves, rest of the players.

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    Originally posted by jomi294 View Post
    Ok you got me. I was just being sarcastic with my previous comments.

    Here are my real recommendations, which are also more suited for you:

    - Laptop
    - Headset
    I have allready a headset, and a heavy gamer notebook I dont want to buy (read the introduction)

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    Originally posted by demoniac View Post
    I "only" have a stereo headset, and it's well enough for me. I don't play duels though, so you should probably get your advice from someone else
    Yeah, thats it. I played many warfares with you. When I wrote about the footsteps and localization, I was firstly thinking about "Rising Sun". I would say that since CMSS last year that map became easier, but maybe it was just my increased experience. Have to test it myself I guess, with and without CMSS. But I cant test a 5.1 headset, since I dont have such a headset.

    All I know for sure is this: Since I have my Carcharias, I dont use my 5.1 Logitech Z-5500 anymore. Its a very good surround system, but not worth the trouble to set up the loudspeakers every time I want to play.

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    Originally posted by fireball View Post
    If you read the comments of some here as real opinion, ok. I was reading them as lame jokes. So YOU think that stereo without CMSS is enough?

    From pure theory I would have thought that the information above-below and ahead-behind is missing.
    I "only" have a stereo headset, and it's well enough for me. I don't play duels though, so you should probably get your advice from someone else

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    I no lame joke you. Why you edit your first post? You first asked to hear footsteps. Thats rolloff IMHO. glhf and imho






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    research here

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    Originally posted by azurescorch View Post
    I hope those mkII's are larger than the mkI. If not having very small ears is a must unless you want to game in constant PAAAAAIN.
    I know you from the game. You are a very skilled player and hopefully not a joker as some above.... What do you think: Is just stereo really enough, without CMSS? Or is a 5.1 headset a good option?
    At moment I have the Razor Carcharias headset, very comfortable.


    Latest idea I had was maybe an external X-Fi. Somebody has experience with that?
    My thoughts were: So I would have true CMSS, which could be a) better than 5.1 headsets b) probably lighter and therefore more comfortable than a 5.1 headset.





    Originally posted by NickG View Post
    All you need is a true 5.1 USB headset which supports EAX emulation. I have this one (which does) http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...p1Audiofx.html
    Is that headset light and confortable to play with over many hours?

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    Originally posted by demoniac View Post
    "Of course" can be used when something is obvious to all parties, or, if it isn't, when you want to come off as self-righteous to the others. Since many posters don't seem to agree with you, it's gotta be option B, no?
    If you read the comments of certain persons here as real opinion, ok. I was reading them as flames/lame_jokes. So YOU think that stereo without CMSS is enough?


    From pure theory I would have thought that the information in the two dimensions above-below and ahead-behind is missing without CMSS
    I remember a much earlier thread where everybody was writing "CMSS, CMSS, CMSS!" And they wrote that even 5.1 headsets are not really a good option compared with CMSS. So ... and now we are talking about stereo. Its got a little bit confusing.

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    Originally posted by jomi294 View Post
    Ok you got me. I was just being sarcastic with my previous comments.

    Here are my real recommendations, which are also more suited for you:

    - Laptop
    - Headset
    I hope those mkII's are larger than the mkI. If not having very small ears is a must unless you want to game in constant PAAAAAIN.

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    Originally posted by fireball View Post
    b) only stereo with headphones is of course not sufficient.
    "Of course" can be used when something is obvious to all parties, or, if it isn't, when you want to come off as self-righteous to the others. Since many posters don't seem to agree with you, it's gotta be option B, no?

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    Ok you got me. I was just being sarcastic with my previous comments.

    Here are my real recommendations, which are also more suited for you:

    - Laptop
    - Headset

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    All you need is a true 5.1 USB headset which supports EAX emulation. I have this one (which does) http://www.frozencpu.com/products/70...p1Audiofx.html

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    That was not helpfull:
    a) I will not travel with 5.1 loudspeakers
    b) only stereo with headphones is of course not sufficient.

    Since my desired notebook doesnt have an X-Fi sound card the only question is:

    Is there an alternativ solution to CMSS?

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    Stereo headphones
    work for me too i heads stuff good with it
    only the music is turn,t off

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    Zalman 5.1

    I recently bought Zalman 5.1 surround sound headphones for $40. The sound quality is amazing. Killing Floor's enemies sound grotesque (and actually a bit scary in a room that's dark enough) and I was picking up on audio cues I had never noticed before. And the sound of the weapons was crippling. Never before has a 9mm handgun in a video game sounded so huge.

    The Zalman headphones do have multiple speakers in each ear for true 5.1. They have a sort of external sound card to bump the sound quality. And it has it's own audio program for settings and such. These headphones may be what you need. They come in 3 jack plugs for your sound card or in USB.

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