Originally Posted by mythy
It DOES NOT say it outputs audio threw the HDMI. These specs prove it!
Realtek ALC888DD, 7.1HD Audio
High-performance 103sB SNR quality
Playback sampling rates up to 96KHz
Support Dolby Digital Live! and DTS
I'm reading the manual and there is an HDMI audio driver. There is also an option in the BIOS for SPDIF/HDMI audio codecs. ylgram that might be your answer.