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Comp sound thru Suround sound system

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July 11, 2012 3:48:34 PM

Hey all. i have a old suround sound system i used in the living room. Is there any way to hook this up to my Comp and ge suround sound thru it ? i have tried several ways and cant get it to work.

Also do i need a stand alone sound card to be able to us Mumble thru my headset while still haveing game sound thru external speakers ? Atm it all goes to head set when i plug them in... Thanks.

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July 11, 2012 4:09:26 PM

If they are home theater speakers, get a receiver.
Connect the sound card (computer) to the receiver via Toslink (S/PDIF).
The speakers get connected via speaker wire.
The Subwoofer gets connected via coaxial cable normally.

You are probably better off with a good sound card, but you don't need it per se'.

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July 11, 2012 10:30:09 PM

thanks.
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