Evil Avatar  



Go Back   Evil Avatar > Geek Love > PC Hardware and System Building

» Sponsored Links


» Recent Threads
George RR Martin Does...
Last post by Drake_NS
Today 03:37 AM
10 Replies, 609 Views
PS4 Leads US Hardware...
Last post by karaliusbronius
Today 01:45 AM
4 Replies, 563 Views
Bright | Official Trailer
Last post by Scherge
Today 01:31 AM
6 Replies, 597 Views
Yakuza Kiwami Gameplay...
Last post by Scherge
Today 01:19 AM
2 Replies, 452 Views
Do You Want to Play a...
Last post by Evil Avatar
Today 12:25 AM
4 Replies, 569 Views
Dragonís Dogma: Dark...
Last post by Evil Avatar
Yesterday 11:41 PM
4 Replies, 471 Views
Call of Duty: WWII Nazi...
Last post by Dr.AQAS
Yesterday 11:38 PM
5 Replies, 624 Views
Gamer's Shopping Guide,...
Last post by Emabulator
Yesterday 10:20 PM
1 Replies, 1,480 Views
» Promotion


Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-18-2012, 11:14 PM   #1
stalazon
The Dit
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Arizona
Posts: 486
Sound card

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good 5.1 or 7.1 S/PDIF:toslink card with dolby decoder (ie not pass-through) that can be found (hopefully) under $100? Having trouble finding an optical output card that's not an overpriced creative.
stalazon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-01-2012, 11:24 PM   #2
stalazon
The Dit
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Arizona
Posts: 486
Alrighty then, any recommendations for the best card under $200 that's hopefully closer to the $100 mark then not?
stalazon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2012, 12:07 AM   #3
Syl
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Corvallis, OR
Posts: 6,872
Blog Entries: 2
I do not know shit about audio, so i'm no help at all. Sorry
Syl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2012, 12:16 AM   #4
Anenome
Autarchist
 
Anenome's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2007
Location: Recursion City
Posts: 49,888
Blog Entries: 62
My ATI 6970 came with built in 5.1 including optical out >_>
__________________
Choose your government: the majority ruling the minority, the minority ruling the majority, or everyone ruling themselves long as they do not initiate force, fraud, or theft against one another.
Anenome is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 05-02-2012, 12:20 AM   #5
Syl
Evil Dead
 
Join Date: Mar 2005
Location: Corvallis, OR
Posts: 6,872
Blog Entries: 2
All videocards these days come with 5.1 optical audio out. It's part of the HDMI spec. It's also, from what i've been told, nothing compared to a dedicated audio card.
Syl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:39 AM.