Use a PC as a surround sound receiver Tags: Audio Last response: April 10, 2009 10:34 PM in Home Audio Share localrob2 April 10, 2009 8:01:41 PM Is it possible to build a PC that I can use as a surround sound receiver? Something where I could run the xbox and cable audio to the computer and then have my surround sound speakers hooked up to the PC? More about : surround sound receiver cjl April 10, 2009 10:07:49 PM Not really. A receiver includes the amplifier, and no standard PC would have anything close to that kind of power output for speakers. Why not just buy a genuine receiver? localrob2 April 10, 2009 10:34:47 PM well I wanted to rebuild my dvr b/c its old and I thought maybe i could make it an all in one entertainment device. I guess just buying a receiver is the best bet. Thanks Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Solvedcan i use a DVD player as a receiver to make 5.1 true surround sound system? Forum got no receiver for surround sound, gt a 50" TV. 5 speakers n a sub, is there anything I can use temp. gt a Wii, DVD player n Forum SolvedHow do I connect my receiver to my PC and get 5.1 surround sound? Forum SolvedPC to Surround Sound Receiver Connention Forum How to get surround sound from pc>hdmi>receiver Forum PC/Xbox 360/PS3 to 7.1 Receiver Output Surround Sound/DPIIx Through Headphones? Forum Surround sound from pc to receiver Forum Surround sound from a PC via a receiver Forum PC to Digital Surround Sound Receiver? Forum SolvedCan a Sennheiser PC 350 use Dolby Digital 7.1 virtual surround sound and how? Forum Best PC Sound Card To Use With A Receiver? Forum Need Comfortable and Surround Sound headset that I can use on PC and console at the same time. Forum SolvedCant get optical (Surround Sound Receiver) sound to work with DDLive... Forum SolvedA/V receiver w/ auto surround, 7.2 while Zone 2 in use Forum Sound Card and Surround Sound Receiver Questions Forum SolvedPC analog surround outputs to receiver with digital surround inputs Forum I'm new to home audio and would greatly appreciate any help on how to connect my phone 3.5mm aux to my surround sound receiver Forum I have an LG 42CS560 with NO AUDIO OUTPUT, i would like to hook up my apple tv through my surround sound receiver, if i were t Forum Receiver for whole home audio AND surround sound Forum Hdtv audio to older surround sound receiver Forum More resources Read discussions in other Home Audio categories Headsets High-End Audio MP3 Players Pioneer Pro Audio Speakers Yamaha !