Originally Posted by jalyst /forum/post/18349479
sorry for the necropost....
so is this still the case or is the gap much close now?
Originally Posted by el_kano /forum/post/18349721
Are you looking to send audio via seperate analog connections? If not, any card in the ATI 5XXX series can bitstream audio over HDMI while also doing double duty as a videocard.
Still not quite as stable as the Xonar (yet) but a single card solution and no extra cables = good option.