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Few questions please:

So I can connect to my GPU and get high quality sound so I dont need the sound card ?

TV/CD should be for TV and PC for PC ? What are the white and red ports ?

What is the use of Ethernet port ?
post #12 of 31
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Few questions please:

So I can connect to my GPU and get high quality sound so I dont need the sound card ?

TV/CD should be for TV and PC for PC ? What are the white and red ports ?

What is the use of Ethernet port ?

Connecting the receiver to your GPU with HDMI will technically provide better quality sound than connecting to your sound card. Whether or not you'll hear the difference I can't say. Here is a thread on this subject:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1028415/how-to-computer-hdmi-sound-to-receiver-ati-hdmi

Most TVs have HDMI now so it's better to use that than anything else. The white and red ports are analog inputs using RCA connections, but there probably isn't a need to use them. Using them bypasses the receiver's digital to analog converters.

Ethernet is for connecting it to your home network for (hopefully) easier updating, accessing it remotely, and other stuff that I don't find useful.
 
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post #13 of 31
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and if I want to connect to the sound card I should connect what ports in the card to what ports in the receiver ?
post #14 of 31
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and if I want to connect to the sound card I should connect what ports in the card to what ports in the receiver ?

That would be the optical port all the way on the left of the receiver labeled TV/CD, and the same kind of port on your sound card (optical output on your soundcard, not input).

There's actually nothing stopping you from connecting the receiver both to your sound card with this method, and your GPU via HDMI. This way it'd be easier to test both and see what sounds best to you.
 
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Many thanks boredgunner smile.gif
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Just as a general info, when I use GPU HDMI port where the sound is processed ? in the GPU ?
post #17 of 31
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Just as a general info, when I use GPU HDMI port where the sound is processed ? in the GPU ?

It's done by the receiver. The same applies if you plug it into your sound card via optical.
 
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It's done by the receiver. The same applies if you plug it into your sound card via optical.

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When I connect using HDMI from my PC I connect from GPU to the receiver, then how I should connect the monitor ? I have one HDMI output in my gtx 960 card
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When I connect using HDMI from my PC I connect from GPU to the receiver, then how I should connect the monitor ? I have one HDMI output in my gtx 960 card

What other connections does your monitor have, and which monitor is it?
 
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