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Old November 10, 2007, 07:54 PM
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wow kind of games should I test out to really be able to see the effect Of New sound card and system? Im already gona try Crysis BF2. Any other ideas? Gona have to try it out with digital output cuz Im gona get speakers before sound card
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wow kind of games should I test out to really be able to see the effect Of New sound card and system? Im already gona try Crysis BF2. Any other ideas? Gona have to try it out with digital output cuz Im gona get speakers before sound card and my mobo has digi out.

Edit godamit really didndt mean to double post tehre. Actually this is the first double post Ive ever done anywhere O.o
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Old November 10, 2007, 08:07 PM
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Your mobo has digital out BUT does it have Dolby Digital or DTS connect? If not your games will be in STEREO when using a digital system.
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Old November 10, 2007, 08:10 PM
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Your mobo has digital out BUT does it have Dolby Digital or DTS connect? If not your games will be in STEREO when using a digital system.
Heh, here's the catch. I always though that every cards "both pci and onboard" with an optical output would automaticly support every, or at least most digital features like DD and DTS. :/

So even if the Decoder does most of the work because it's the DAC from it instead of the one from the soundcard that will be used, you still need a decent soundcard to have those features...
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Old November 10, 2007, 08:22 PM
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my mobo is the p35-ds3r of gigabyte...wonder if it does O.o
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Old November 10, 2007, 08:43 PM
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It doesn't look like your Mobo supports Dolby Digital Live! or DTS connect. SOme of the higher end ones do. I wouldn't worry to much about it.

You ordered a Prelude right? -Those features will be available shortly for that card.
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Old November 10, 2007, 08:50 PM
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:D yay but still im gona have to plug it digital anyway lol
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Old November 11, 2007, 11:11 AM
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Why are you gonna use digital mode after all the info that was posted?
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Old November 11, 2007, 12:22 PM
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no no Im gona have to use digital at first because of my mobo. Once I get the card I will surely go for analog.
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Old November 11, 2007, 02:22 PM
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When using onboard audio your digital output will be in stereo for music and gaming.

If you watch movies and set the software and onboard to pass through mode it will pass the encoded audio from the DVD to your speaker system. You will have 5.1 in DVD, if your system is setup properly.
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