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Old 08-27-10, 02:00 AM   #8
gerardfraser
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Default Re: Gtx 480 as primary sound card FTW.

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Originally Posted by jeffmd View Post
They are passing their audio files over hdmi to let their decoders handle the digital to analog conversion. An excellent method for music, worthless for games because you need the sound card to render 3d audio.
Yes thanks for that,but its still using onboard sound to process the data,then the card does its thing(using decoders)for music only(say MP3).
Hell even a gt2xx cards can do that.LOL.

So no real DolbyTrueHD/DTS-HD (like blue ray output)

I am just using s/pdif(optical) to reciever(harmon kardon),so I am not sure the sound will be any different for say blue ray movies(unless someone knows how to get the 192 sound).Music though it might be different and worth a try.

I might try this.What else can a 480GTX card do sound wise.
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