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Do i need a soundcard for HTPC?

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I have audio going from Coaxial into my Receiver, will a new soundcard make it sound better at all? the HTPC is for movies, no games.
    
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It shouldn't make it sound any better as all the audio processing should be done by your receiver.
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A receiver will process audio thats for sure, BUT you have to send audio to it; if your HTPC has HDMI (most likely) you can send surround sound through it (5.1 ~ 7.1) to the receiver.
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