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Old March 13, 2013, 05:55 PM
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SPDIF is always a passthrough, that is the whole point of it. It allows you to use a good DAC instead of the on on the card, although most soundcards have better DACs than most sub $1000 amp/speaker systems.

So yes, it will pass through 5.1 if the source is 5.1.

Sure wish we had more emphasis on sound around here, it seems to be a very neglected subject as of late.
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