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Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 07:37 AM
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Posted By hobnobber
You're good. I understood all that, I think,...

You're good. I understood all that, I think, which I always take as a sign that the other guy knows what he's talking about. One thing, though, I have used MakeMKV to put all my Blu-rays on a NAS, so...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 05:56 AM
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Views: 1,092,752
Posted By hobnobber
I'm beginning to think I understand even less...

I'm beginning to think I understand even less than I thought I did. Why, O why is it so bloody difficult to get sound out of a computer in the twenty-first century? So, can I have "hd" audio from a...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9,570
Views: 1,092,752
Posted By hobnobber
Thanks, again. So, you're saying let the card do...

Thanks, again. So, you're saying let the card do all the decoding such that the AVR will report "multi in" or whatever instead of DTS HDMA, etc.? And what VGA? Are you saying that the on-board VGA is...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-28-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 9,570
Views: 1,092,752
Posted By hobnobber
Thank you tons. I don't want to have to fiddle...

Thank you tons. I don't want to have to fiddle with anything to get sound each time, so, I guess the card is out. (You did clear up a long-standing mystery for me, though---why I had to set my old...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   10-27-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9,570
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Posted By hobnobber
PC game audio

Hi. It's been a while. I am here to shamelessly pick people's brains for free, again, and I will say up front that I did not read all 319 pages of this thread. So if this is a repeat question, please...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-23-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by macks http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1453482/cheap-avr#post_22868729)

...snip...

Personally I would upgrade my main AVR...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-23-2013, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darklordjames http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1453482/cheap-avr#post_22868824)

"My HT Sony upstairs has it."

Your Sony has...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-23-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by macks http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1453482/cheap-avr#post_22867059)

Nothing like a $120 receiver to match up to your $1000...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-23-2013, 11:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by darklordjames http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/t/1453482/cheap-avr#post_22866165)

That receiver doesn't run Audyssey MultEQ, and...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-22-2013, 05:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By hobnobber
That is very cheap. Thank you very much.

That is very cheap. Thank you very much.
Forum: HTPC Gaming   01-21-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,511
Posted By hobnobber
I hope you all can recommend a cheap AVR that...

I hope you all can recommend a cheap AVR that will let me connect my GTX 590 through HDMI for 5.1 sound. It's just for my little computer room, and that's all I want it to do. I wish they made an...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-26-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21699825)

With those codecs selected, a player will send a card like the 590...
Forum: Receivers, Amps, and Processors   02-26-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 850
Posted By hobnobber
I have been looking on the Internet for a...

I have been looking on the Internet for a receiver that will decode an HDMI input from my PC's GTX 590 graphics card and send it to my 5.1 speakers. I presently have an older Sony that doesn't see...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-26-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21698205)

All 590s that were produced (they are now end-of-life) are...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21698075)

I should add that AVS' receiver section...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21697972)

Most receiver EDIDs have been setup to only accept common...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21697955)

Uncompressed PCM.

The game's sound samples are decoded and...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Let me try rephrasing the question: If I play...

Let me try rephrasing the question: If I play Crysis on a GTX 590, what format audio is coming out the DVI port?
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83...

Quote:Originally Posted by MSmith83 http://www.avsforum.com/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.avsforum.com/forum/post/21697074)

I've seen reports of people who do just that with the GTX 590 by...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
Thanks for the reply. The 590 does not have...

Thanks for the reply.

The 590 does not have HDMI, it has 3 DVIs and a Mini DisplayPort. I have read among the mass of questionable information on the Internet that the Nvidia cards are lacking in...
Forum: HTPC Gaming   02-25-2012, 09:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,451
Posted By hobnobber
I have a GTX 590. I am currently getting sound...

I have a GTX 590. I am currently getting sound from a sound card with DDL through optical to a Sony receiver which powers my 5 satellite speakers and feeds an amp for the subwoofer. I want to take...
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