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Outafocus
01-31-2011, 04:21 AM
Just tried War Tapes. Must say you do get quite immersed. Is their an advantage from one or the other?

wasteful
01-31-2011, 04:39 AM
The Home Theater setting actually sounds best on my setup.

Itchy
01-31-2011, 07:42 AM
I find war tapes has the most immersive sound. Normally, that's what I use.

However, due to my headset breaking, I was forced to change it to headphones because I am playing on a stereo headset (g330).

shotbirds
01-31-2011, 08:04 AM
Hi-Fi, war tapes gets annoying after a while because it sounds like everything is muffled and TOO intense - my opinion anyways

pat_pat
01-31-2011, 08:48 AM
from what i know. Hi-Fi only plays what really happens while wartapes have some fake helicopters flying around or some fake gunfire playing.

i choose hi-fi

Tr|pw!r3
01-31-2011, 12:22 PM
I always use War Tapes...a lot more immersive.

M249LMG
01-31-2011, 12:40 PM
War Tapes all the way, it's a lot better.

Alex1981
01-31-2011, 01:13 PM
It's mostly up to personal preference. Footsteps and voice call-outs are easier to hear in Hi-Fi most of the time, I think. War Tapes puts too much extra sound that covers up the subtle stuff.

Ace Quat
01-31-2011, 01:30 PM
gfx quality > performance
wartapes > hifi

otherwise my mid-highend rig and my 5.1 surround sound system would serve no real purpose

Robotkio
01-31-2011, 01:38 PM
Hi-Fi, war tapes gets annoying after a while because it sounds like everything is muffled and TOO intense - my opinion anywaysI feel the same way. I like war-tapes, they make encounters feel a lot more intense, but on smaller maps where there's always combat going on around me it's too cacophonic.

Mastershroom
01-31-2011, 03:15 PM
War Tapes sounds like everything is amplified and just really loud; it's an audio overload. I generally use Headphones, because I play with a headset.

Desi
01-31-2011, 04:17 PM
What annoys me in both modes is the metallic clanking sound. I'm not sure if this is a sound coming from you, or an ambient sound in the map, but even when standing still there's a sound like carabiners clanking against each other, and it makes me think a recon is sneaking up on me.

Kalabalana
01-31-2011, 04:27 PM
As I recall, wartapes just seemed to reverberate everything longer

laazrockit
01-31-2011, 04:31 PM
wartapes makes ♥♥♥♥ty speakers sound better.

Not_Matlock
01-31-2011, 07:17 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cFgWKEYC2g

You decide. I personally like War Tapes. Sounds awesome in surround sound.

SpunkyKuma
01-31-2011, 10:00 PM
Wartapes is awesome but does get bothersome after a while, headphones settings is great for hearing nearby gunshots and footsteps.