Originally Posted by Redeemed
I prefer to have the speakers balanced. I mean the point of surround sound is to not here two speakers over the rest- but to have it balanced and have certain individual speakers putting out sound that other speakers wouldn't be outputting.
Just my preference.
Well for movies I like it balanced so I can hear the 5.1 surround exactly the way the director intended it to be, but for music (since it's typically mastered in stereo) I like to pump more volume out of the rear speakers to give it more of a "surround" effect.