The Logitech headset uses DTS Headphone: X, which is a very nice virtual surround system. However, in Windows you also have the option of using the free Windows Sonic or the free Razer Surround, or buying Dolby Atmos for 15 bucks.

I personally like virtual surround systems a great deal…but I mostly play single player games. I enjoy hearing the surround mixes from games in something closer to the environment they were created in. But many gamers swear by standard stereo mode.

Since they have to design surround modes to work for most people and not for everyone (they use a combination of advanced processing algorithms to fool your brain and ears with binaural audio cues) they don’t always provide a convincing experience for all players.

If you have a pair of old headphones or ear buds lying around right now, you could use them along with Windows Sonic or Razer surround this very moment to see if you like them.

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