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I'm getting a PS3 soon and I need to use optical to get 5.1 sound on my Z-5300e. I found this on Creative forums and I thought it's pretty neat:



Anyway, is there an easy way to get optical in on the back of my computer? I'm trying not to invest to replace my broken front panel, but if that's the only choice then I have to do it.
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very nice. i like alot lol.
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Originally Posted by G|F.E.A.D|Killa View Post
very nice. i like alot lol.
I didn't make it. Did you read my post?

At this rate I'm gonna have to buy a I/O hub......
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how are you going to decode the sound? Dolby digital decoding is disabled on the creative drivers.
    
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how are you going to decode the sound? Dolby digital decoding is disabled on the creative drivers.
Daniel_K drivers have it I think.
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oh i didnt see the text below the picture. aww man that sucks.
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^to CountChoculaBot's post^
That won't let you get 5.1 in games...i made the mistake of buying it before doing more research and now I have one of those sitting in my house, unopened, collecting dust
EDIT: you will get 5.1 in music and movies, but not games.
    
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