Dolby Digital receiver for computer?

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  1. sushibug

    sushibug :happysad:

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    I dunno anything about the topic so any advice is helpful. I was reading reviews about my nforce2 built in sound card. It says I should buy a digital dolby receiver. I'm guessing thats for digital out sound. Anyone know which one I should buy or if I should even buy one? Would it be worth it to be used with headphones or two speakers?
     
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    Uh - no it wouldn't. Unless you are an avid gamer there's really no point.
     
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    maybe if you watched a lot of movies on your comp, but with 2 speakers i doubt you would notice a difference in anything anyway.
     
  4. sushibug

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    well... heres my setup:

    AMD 2400xp
    Asus Nforce2 Mobo (A7N8X)
    Dual DDR 512 RAM 5-2-2-2t
    80 Gig WD HD 8MB Cache
    Ati Radeon 9700 Pro

    i would consider myself a gamer.

    about the dolby digital receiver.. how much $$$ are we talking here?

    edit: i use headphones mainly.
     
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    Are your headphones standard stereo headphones? Then there's no point. You can use surround sound headphones though
     
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    You should take a look at Logitech Z-680's I believe those speakers have a DTS decoder built in.
     
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    If all you use are headphones, and dont care about surround sound, you don't need a dolby digital reciever. They have there benifits, but none enough for your situation to warrant buying one, unless you have lots of cash to spend....
     

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