Computer sound question

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  1. [DWI]

    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    if I want to have surround sound from a computer (5.1, for DVD's and such) but I want to hook it to the standard Coaxial speaker cable that everything aside from computers use, how would I go about that? what hardware would be needed? Would an amp need to be included? Any info y'all have would be great. Thanks.
     
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    You have some choices.
    You can use self-amplified (computer) speakers, or you can send it out to an amplifier and then plug regular speakers into that.
    In either case you will need to have a soundcard that can output in 5.1 if you don't have onboard sound that can do this.
    If you choose to go out to an amplifier, then you can use the digital coaxial out cable from your sound card to the amplifier.
     
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    Thanks are there are any paticaullry good sounds cards you would recomend for this?
     

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