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Logitech Z-5500 Alright... Just bought a new computer with a Logitech Z-5500 sound system.... I have a soundblaster x-fi xtreme gamer sound card... with the cable runing from the speakers to the card you have the 3 colors.... the card only has the green one... I hooked it up and I only get sound out of my front left and right speakers... when I messed with the settings on the console and changed it to music I get sound out of every speaker but it isn't true surround sound... also when I put movies in all I hear is the background noises in the movie so when people are talking.... I can't hear them... help anyone? thanks

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Well you have some options, you can either live with 2 speakers and change the settings back to default. Im assuming the colors you have are orange black and green. black= the surround sound speakers. orange= center and subwoofer. green=right left front

Now if u want true surround sound then you need to buy a new card that had all the ports for your speakers.

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