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 Is it worth buying a more expensive soundcard? Forum SolvedNeed silent PWM fans for my case that aren't too expensive Forum SolvedDo I need a soundcard for an AD700X Forum SolvedDo I need soundcard for 5.1 surround sound on this motherboard? Forum SolvedNeed a good soundcard for my Astro a40's Forum SolvedDo i need an expensive motherboard? Forum SolvedNeed a screen recorder but not too expensive. Forum SolvedNoctua Fans too expensive!! Need cheaper! Just as quiet! Forum SolvedDo soundcard need to be same ohm as Headphones? Forum SolvedDo I need a soundcard? Forum SolvedNeed new Soundcard with decent line out. Forum SolvedDo I need this expensive motherboard? Forum SolvedDo I need a soundcard? Forum Solveddo i need a soundcard? Forum SolvedI need some help in finding a good and not too expensive system Forum SolvedI need some help in finding good and not too expensive hardware Forum SolvedI need not expensive headset with good microphone. Forum Solvednew rig - need advice on soundcard Forum SolvedNeed a soundcard + a good speaker system Forum Do i need an expensive Pc Case? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !