Originally Posted by CaptNKILL
Only on a pre-encoded signal though. Like if you set your sound card to pass through AC3 streams when playing DVDs.
In games (and everything else) you'd get only stereo from an X-FI using any kind of digital connection.
Incorrect, if I interpretted his post correctly. You would get db ProLogic surround. You could get this with analog cables as well, but the signal is far cleaner if he went digital.
Then again, maybe I'm misunderstanding his post entirely.