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So why exactly does my sound card only give me the option to use 5.1? o.0
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You have a 7.1 system?

Maybe the sound card only has support for 5.1?
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It would really help if we could get the model of sound card you have.
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How are you connecting it to the speakers? Digital (TOSLINK\Coaxial) is 5.1 max, analogue needs 4 channels (front, rear, side, center/sub) for 7.1.
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Originally Posted by Darren9 View Post

How are you connecting it to the speakers? Digital (TOSLINK\Coaxial) is 5.1 max, analogue needs 4 channels (front, rear, side, center/sub) for 7.1.
3.5mm TRRS (Basically a Multi-pole 3.5mm Jack.)
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It would really help if we could get the model of sound card you have.
I think we really need to always show the rig's in the sig...

It's on my sig rig.
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Originally Posted by astrallite View Post

You have a 7.1 system?
Maybe the sound card only has support for 5.1?
Yeah. Speakers listed on my sig.

I know i connected everything right... Cause when i test the system in just 5.1 without the speaker systems 5.1 > 7.1 upmix on... It works like a charm.
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