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Try just passing thru the digital signal to the receiver with VLC or Powerdvd and you will get DTS, Dolby Digital or whatever the source is encoded in.

Simply set the default sound output to digital, open whatever movie you in Powerdvd and you are all done. DTS connect is not needed at all. I have the UD5H and I promise that's all that needs to be done. And, honestly, the same holds true for any board with a digital sound output. Just use the right playback software (Powerdvd) for your media and it's a easy win.
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I tried to install DTS Connect from the disk and it said "hardware not detected" or some such.. I reinstalled all the Creative, uh, "stuff", just to see if it would then install manually but no good.
....and the standard implementation of DTS through toslink (on Gigabyte boards) is no good since it will only pass stereo and not the 5.1 encoded so that it can be decoded at an AVR.
My surround sound receiver is old and cheap, so it only has SPDIF and Coaxial inputs.

I can play just about any video files I have with 5.1 surround sound through media players like PotPlayer, VLC, and WMP. The problem is everything else.

I can't play video games in 5.1 through the SPDIF because, apparently, video games don't encode audio to DTS or DD.

I called Gigabyte tech support and the guy told me I would need to add a compressor from Dolby, but he had no specifics, and I am kind of lost. I have looked around the internet and the only thing I've found is a DTS Connect Pack from Creative http://software.store.creative.com/software/dolby-digital-live-and-dts-connect-pack/106-18034.aspx, but that is not for onboard audio.

Has anyone here actually been able to add DTS Connect or DDL to their UD5H system to enable them to play 5.1 sound through SPDIF? If so, how?
Edited by Cheepnis - 3/29/13 at 10:22am
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Gigabyte tech support had me install Dolby Control Center from the Utilities folder of the driver CD. It seemed to install properly but, when I try to start the program (DCC) a windows pop-up says "An internal error has occured. Exiting application".

I tried to install DolbyAdvancedAudio and DolbyHomeTheatre from the PCEE4 sub-folder of the Realtek folder but, it says "PCEE needs to be installed".

I have uninstalled and reinstalled the Realtek drivers and still get the same message.

UPDATE: Gigabyte seems to have pretty good tech support. They have not been able to resolve my issue yet but they are setting up a rig to test it for themselves as I type this, and will call back soon to take me through it step-by-step. Feeling pretty hopeful right now.
Edited by Cheepnis - 3/29/13 at 1:35pm
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Can someone please assist me in gett'ing this 7870 to work? Firstly, the PC is under my rigs named "comp for Alex. I just bought a Powercolor 7870 MYST and we've spent the last hour or so having no luck getting a signal to the monitor. It's like the very second the video card is plugged in I can't get a signal at all via the GPU or integrated. Once I remove the card, signal returns to the integrated just fine.

From what I've found online it's a matter of going under Peripherals and changing 'Init Display First' to PEG(?) and 'Internal Graphics settings' to Enabled. I've tried fiddling with the other options but the outcome is always the same. I've had to reset the CMOS once when I chose disabled for IGS settings. I'm not sure what to do at this point. I feel like I'm missing something really small and obvious. Any help is appreciated.

For the record the mobo is Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD5H Rev 1.0
Bios is currently F5. I am trying to flash it but apparently Q-flash doesn't care to listen.

EDIT: Problem solved. Updated bios to F14 and it picked up the GPU just fine.
Edited by Fossil - 3/29/13 at 3:40pm
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Any UD3H owner here with a direct cuii gpu? Mind taking picture of those beautiful set up? I want to do a crossfire and want to know how much clearance there is. Thanks (:
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My surround sound receiver is old and cheap, so it only has SPDIF and Coaxial inputs.

I can play just about any video files I have with 5.1 surround sound through media players like PotPlayer, VLC, and WMP. The problem is everything else.

I can't play video games in 5.1 through the SPDIF because, apparently, video games don't encode audio to DTS or DD.

I called Gigabyte tech support and the guy told me I would need to add a compressor from Dolby, but he had no specifics, and I am kind of lost. I have looked around the internet and the only thing I've found is a DTS Connect Pack from Creative http://software.store.creative.com/software/dolby-digital-live-and-dts-connect-pack/106-18034.aspx, but that is not for onboard audio.

Has anyone here actually been able to add DTS Connect or DDL to their UD5H system to enable them to play 5.1 sound through SPDIF? If so, how?
I spoke with Gigabyte many months ago about using DTS Connect.
DTS Connect does not work with the audio on the UD5H, the hardware just does not support it. The only reason it's on the install disk is because it's part of a prepackaged program that they didn't bother to remove DTS Connect from.
If you can find an old Creative DTS-610 off Ebay or wherever it will do what you want, but they are getting pretty hard to find.
I use one to interface between my pc and the HT in another room. One of the drawbacks is that it only outputs 44.1, but it will encapsulate wav 5.1 to DTS and send along a toslink cable to an AVR capable of decoding DTS.

I'm afraid that if you want to use DTS Connect you are going to have to buy a sound card that supports it. Don't even bother with the Creative flavor of DTS Connect, it only works with certain of their sound cards.

Auzentech, Creative, and some others have sound cards that support DTS Connect.

But you should be able to use a program like PowerDVD with the right settings to achieve what you want to do.
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My surround sound receiver is old and cheap, so it only has SPDIF and Coaxial inputs.

I can play just about any video files I have with 5.1 surround sound through media players like PotPlayer, VLC, and WMP. The problem is everything else.

I can't play video games in 5.1 through the SPDIF because, apparently, video games don't encode audio to DTS or DD.

I called Gigabyte tech support and the guy told me I would need to add a compressor from Dolby, but he had no specifics, and I am kind of lost. I have looked around the internet and the only thing I've found is a DTS Connect Pack from Creative http://software.store.creative.com/software/dolby-digital-live-and-dts-connect-pack/106-18034.aspx, but that is not for onboard audio.

Has anyone here actually been able to add DTS Connect or DDL to their UD5H system to enable them to play 5.1 sound through SPDIF? If so, how?

I get DTS and DD from on board sound if the file I'm playing is encoded with either DTS or dd, and I use the appropriate player, vlc or power DVD.

The games your playing would have to support DTS and dd for it to work. I don't know if games offer surround sound support, I'd be surprised if they do, which is I think your problem. If the game can't create a DTS or dd 5.1 output you'll never get your receiver to support it. Unless you try to force a normal 2 channel output to a digital 5.1 format, which I don't know how to do, and would be worthless because it would be a DSP creating fake surround sound.

I am using the ud5h with an old Yamaha receiver, like 12 years old, and I have no problem getting a DTS or dd signal to it using a optical cable. This again is for movies, not games, with a properly encoded file and using a player that supports DTS and dd playback.
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Hi Guys,

I just bought Powercools 7870 Myst Edition and probably get it by Monday or Tuesday. I heard that the card have problem at POST with Gigabyte Z77 Series and that you have to update the BIOS to fix it. Does anyone own a Z77X-UD3H + the 7870 Myst card have similar problems out of the box? If so, how do I update BIOS in a safely manner?

I currently have the original BIOS F7 that came with the board.

Thanks!!
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Hi Guys,

I just bought Powercools 7870 Myst Edition and probably get it by Monday or Tuesday. I heard that the card have problem at POST with Gigabyte Z77 Series and that you have to update the BIOS to fix it. Does anyone own a Z77X-UD3H + the 7870 Myst card have similar problems out of the box? If so, how do I update BIOS in a safely manner?

I currently have the original BIOS F7 that came with the board.

Thanks!!
Why not just boot it up using onboard video and update the BIOS that way?

Reboot, then turn it off and put your card in.

You can update the BIOS with @BIOS in the download section for your board.
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I get DTS and DD from on board sound if the file I'm playing is encoded with either DTS or dd, and I use the appropriate player, vlc or power DVD.

The games your playing would have to support DTS and dd for it to work. I don't know if games offer surround sound support, I'd be surprised if they do, which is I think your problem. If the game can't create a DTS or dd 5.1 output you'll never get your receiver to support it. Unless you try to force a normal 2 channel output to a digital 5.1 format, which I don't know how to do, and would be worthless because it would be a DSP creating fake surround sound.

I am using the ud5h with an old Yamaha receiver, like 12 years old, and I have no problem getting a DTS or dd signal to it using a optical cable. This again is for movies, not games, with a properly encoded file and using a player that supports DTS and dd playback.

Yep. Using capable software is definitely key to passing DTS/DD untouched.
Of course the other route to go is to use a player that decodes DTS/DD and just use the analog outs to the AVR, which is what I do. Or you can go from the analog outs to powered speakers if you prefer.
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Why not just boot it up using onboard video and update the BIOS that way?

Reboot, then turn it off and put your card in.

You can update the BIOS with @BIOS in the download section for your board.

Is it safer to Update using @BIOS, or through Q-FLASH in BIOS manually? Also, which BIOS is the best for the UD3H? according to gigabyte, they have F7 all the way to F19. A lot to choose from, or do I just go with the latest?
Edited by Viviox - 4/1/13 at 10:58am
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