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Do I need a sound card?


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#1 of 4 OFFLINE   rossdret

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Posted May 10 2014 - 03:53 PM

I have an HTPC that is connected to my Yamaha rxv661 receiver via HDMI from my NVIDA Gforce GTX650 graphics card. Do I need to buy a sound card for 7.1 or is my graphics card sound processing enough? Sorry I think this is a really dumb question and that's why I can't find an answer.

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Posted May 12 2014 - 05:58 PM

Anyone?

#3 of 4 OFFLINE   Sam Posten

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Posted May 16 2014 - 07:36 PM

Games should be able to send it native, software based sound, but you will need all the right drivers. Windows can be finicky

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Posted May 16 2014 - 07:44 PM

You do not need a sound card. The nvidia base driver does proper hdmi audio handshake
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