Surround Sound 5.1 PC Requirements

hi, I am looking for a good gaming headset with surround sound 5.1. I just want to know if there are any requirements to handle this sound.
Thanks alot toms hardware.

heres everest summary for my specs

Field Value
Computer
Operating System Windows 7 Professional Media Center Edition
OS Service Pack Service Pack 1
DirectX 4.09.00.0904 (DirectX 9.0c)
Computer Name J-M-PC
User Name Jean-Michel

Motherboard
CPU Type Intel Pentium III Xeon, 3000 MHz (7 x 429)
Motherboard Name Hewlett-Packard HP Compaq dc7900 Convertible Minitower
Motherboard Chipset Unknown
System Memory 3040 MB
BIOS Type Compaq (03/05/09)
Communication Port Port de communication (COM1)
Communication Port Intel(R) Remote PC Assist Technology - SOL (COM3)
Communication Port Port imprimante ECP (LPT1)

Display
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
Video Adapter NVIDIA GeForce 9500 GT
Monitor Moniteur Plug-and-Play générique [NoDB] (H9NS419439)

Multimedia
Audio Adapter Haut-parleurs (Périphérique Hig

Storage
IDE Controller Contrôleur IDE standard double canal PCI
IDE Controller Contrôleur Serial ATA standard AHCI 1.0
SCSI/RAID Controller MagicISO SCSI Host Controller
Disk Drive WDC WD1600AAJS-60M0A0 ATA Device (149 GB, IDE)
Disk Drive WDC WD5000AADS-00M2B0 ATA Device (465 GB, IDE)
Optical Drive hp CDDVDW TS-H653R ATA Device
Optical Drive MagicISO Virtual DVD-ROM0000
SMART Hard Disks Status OK

Partitions
C: (NTFS) 152524 MB (61311 MB free)
D: (NTFS) 476936 MB (238711 MB free)
Total Size 614.7 GB (293.0 GB free)

Input
Keyboard Clavier standard PS/2
Keyboard Périphérique clavier PIH
Mouse Souris compatible PS/2
Mouse Souris HID
Mouse Souris HID

Network
Network Adapter Connexion réseau Intel(R) 82567LM-3 Gigabit (192.168.0.101)

Peripherals
Printer Fax
Printer Microsoft XPS Document Writer
Printer Send To OneNote 2010
USB Device Apple iPod
USB Device Apple Mobile Device USB Driver
USB Device DeathAdder Mouse
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