Originally Posted by DarthBeavis
Evil, if I have 5.1 speakers will I have any benefit from the advanced codecs?
Receiver: Onkyo 805
HD DVD: 360 HDMI
Cable: Motorola 6412 III (think it only passes video over HDMI anyways I use optical for audio)
Why wouldn't you benefit?
The advanced codecs just allow for higher quality audio to be stored on disc with a smaller footprint than if they were raw, uncompressed LPCM audio.