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To connect the PS3's optical out 5.1 to my PC (digital input) and output 5.1 to my speakers... or my 7.1 Gaming headset (logitech G930)??? I know optical cables don't do 7.1 so can it still be 5.1?

Here is my setup. Simple 5.1 Logitech X-540 speakers and G930 headset. I would think buying a soundcard (pci-x titanium x-fi) with digital optical inputs and outputs would allow a 5.1 passthrough but have not yet been able to get that...

I am asking because this is a small room and I do not want to buy a while new receiver/speakers just for sound...

And what is all that digital to analog conversions DACs? is that what I am trying to do here and why are these $200 sound cards only 2 channels? Is it THAT much of a difference? I know I am a newbie and too lazy to do research so thats why I am asking...
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Decent setup 9.2/10 just can't give it ten

On topic; I dont think so.
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I believe you should be able to do it via your sound card to any analog speakers. But not for your G930s; USB headsets bypass the sound card. It's virtually impossible.
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