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Wanting to make a theater PC out of a old rig and was curious what is a cheap and effective GPU for streaming sound/video through HDMI? Not looking for high-end mind you, just need a hdmi capable card that can stream sound.

Not decided on the system yet, but it will most likely be a Athlon 4000+ with a almost decapitated version of Windows 7 installed.
    
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Wanting to make a theater PC out of a old rig and was curious what is a cheap and effective GPU for streaming sound/video through HDMI? Not looking for high-end mind you, just need a hdmi capable card that can stream sound.

Not decided on the system yet, but it will most likely be a Athlon 4000+ with a almost decapitated version of Windows 7 installed.


$39.99 MIR Radeon HD 5570 1GB 128-bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP


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I see, will these cards be able to stream any kind of audio thrown at them? 2.0/5.1/DTS/AC3/etc? Also are there any cards that are proven to be reliable in this area? I notice during a lot of my reading there are lot of cards that have a hard time streaming audio.

Thank you for the links and help btw
    
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