Solved 7.1 channel integrated sound with 5.1 headset Tags: Peripherals Last response: March 25, 2013 6:00 PM in Computer Peripherals Share AmbientBrony March 25, 2013 4:49:12 PM my computer has 7.1 channel sound but my headset is only 5.1 channel are they compatible? my speakers are 2.1. are those compatible as well? may be a stupid question but i really need to know. thanks More about : channel integrated sound headset bignastyid March 25, 2013 4:52:14 PM should be fine, just make sure to set it up in the sound card control panel. m 0 l ARICH5 March 25, 2013 4:56:49 PM very confused...your hphones are 5.1...speakers 2.1 are they compatible????? dont understand m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer AmbientBrony March 25, 2013 5:02:17 PM i was aksing if both my headset and speakers were compatible with my integrated soundcard. m 0 l Best solution Feldmarschall March 25, 2013 5:03:17 PM You connect what you have. 2.1 sound system = connect to front left right and center (All sound goes on 3 speakers) 5.1 sound system = connect fornt left right center rear right left (All sound goes on 5 speakers 7.1... you get the point... set sound output to sound system you have and you are done I've got 2.0 on 7.1 card it works perfect. Share DarkSable March 25, 2013 6:00:04 PM Yes, of course it's backwards compatible! 7.1 means 7 speakers and a subwoofer - if you have fewer speakers, just leave those plugs blank. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Computer Peripherals categories Printers CRT Monitors Flat Panel Monitors Digital Cameras Webcams Scanners Logitech !