Do I need an expensive soundcard Tags: Sound Cards Home Theatre Components Last response: September 6, 2011 7:36 PM in Components Share jtr1888 September 6, 2011 6:28:55 PM Hi all, it is I, Le Noobie, anyway, enough of that, just a quickie If I am using a soundcard purely for pass through via Toshlink to a home cinema receiver, can it be any cheap oldcarp or will the price I pay still reflect in the sound quality ? Cheers More about : expensive soundcard festerovic September 6, 2011 7:02:18 PM since it is only passing digital data, the quality should not be affected by the cheap D/A converter in many cheap cards. jtr1888 September 6, 2011 7:36:00 PM Merci my friend, just what I thought but nice to have confirmation Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Do I need to upgrade Soundcard for this Headset* Forum Need advice on getting a soundcard and headphones on a budget Forum Need a Soundcard with 5.1 Through Optical Forum The most expensive gaming rig (home use) Forum Would I benefit from a soundcard ? Forum Need advice on new soundcard . Forum Soundcard Forum Opinions on replacing 5.1 with Corsair SP2500 and soundcard needed! Forum Is it worth buying an expensive sound card if i have a receiver ? Forum do i need a new soundcard ? Forum Creative sucks, I need some soundcard advice Forum Need Soundcard with EAX 3: Audigy2/4 or X-Fi? Forum Need help with speakers and soundcard Forum Best soundcard for gaming Forum Which soundcard to get..... Forum Soundcard necessary for Tiamat? Forum expensive sound card worth it Forum 212 evo fan replacement Forum Looking for new soundcard Forum CM 212plus need a 2nd fan? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !