Originally Posted by mullet
Could you use PowerDVD and use the fiber of coax from a 780G chipset to z5500 5.1 and get TureHD and DTS-MA. I am lost on the audio part of a HTPC box im thinking of building. What about a good sound card with a fiber output?
you cannot send a TrueHD or DTS-MA signal over fiber optic (optical). Best thing to do is to send it out over the 3.5mm analog outputs, but it isn't going to sound as good as a standalone/receiver setup.