I have an MSI X99a SLI Plus mobo (Same as X99S pretty much) and it has Realtek ALC982 for onboard sound.
I'm coming over to PC from consoles so I happen to have a MixAmp Pro and a set of A40s.
If I connect the MixAmp through the optical port on the mobo will I be getting 5.1/7.1 sound? How will it compare to hooking into the optical on a PS4?
I don't want to have to get a Sound Card because I intend to run SLI in the future.