Originally posted by CainSyris
Didn't I read somewhere recently (after it was announced the Epox nForce 2 motherboard would have some kind of audio chip other than the nForce MCP) that all of these motherboards use some kind of third party audio chip to output the sound and that the Soundstorm (nForce Audio MCP) was responsible mostly for Dolby Digital decoding?
Perhaps my memory's going though.
The other chip is only for digital->analog type stuff. Has little to do with the other chip, especially if you do dolby digital
by the way, thats ENcoding...
and I know what you read, probably....it just wasn't correct.