PS3/Xbox 360 Sacrifice if run through TV

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  1. cant2ny

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    Hey everyone, I'm currently running a Yamaha RX-V567 with a 5.1 surround sound setup (B&W speakers). MY TV model is LG 55ls4600. My main devices I'm running is a Comcast box (HDMI connection w/ sound), PS3 (HDMI w/ fiber optic), Xbox 360 (AV cables w/ Fiber Optic). Right now, the video game systems will be my main components until the next gen systems come out. My question becomes is there a sound sacrifice if I route my sound for all 3 main components through the TV before reaching the receiver i.e. PS3 > TV> Receiver.
    I'm redoing my living room and ideally would like to move my receiver a few feet away from my current location, and either need to buy all new cables or route it through the TV. Thanks in advance for any help.
     
  2. Todd Erwin

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    It is best to route everything to the receiver, then to the TV,

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    Not only is it the least number of cables, it also gives you lossless audio (such as Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD).
     

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