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Okay, HDMI to the TV, analog to the receiver. I guess the other option is a cheap low profile sound card.

A question about HDMI out to the tv. The LCD has a resolution of 1360x768. The VGA output supports this resolution. What do I gain by going with HDMI?

I mean if I play a HD video on the PC, with a resoultion of 1360x768 (hypothetically 1080i), is this not the highest resolution I can get using VGA or anything else?
The pure digital output of the HDMI will result in a much cleaner picture. Also HDCP is enabled over this connection allowing hi-def media playback.
    
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Dolby Digital and DTS are supported.
Is that right? I thought this motherboard only had a 2 channel PCM?
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Okay now you guys have gone and confused me. HDMI to TV, check.

Does the mobo support digital out or not? Should it run through the TV or directly to the htr-5540? And in what format?
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Is that right? I thought this motherboard only had a 2 channel PCM?
I don't know about your funky acronyms, but I just wired it up and got sound from all 5.1 channels through the optical cable to my Z-5500's.
    
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If I am not mistaken GA-MA78GM-S2H board has optical audio output which you can plug it directly into your receiver.
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