Need some help with a sound card purchase.

hoppingpulse

Distinguished
May 12, 2011
13
0
18,560
0
Got a new headset that says I have to have an optical connection with Dolby Live to enable surround sound. My mobo's digital optical doesn't have Dolby support, so I want to get a sound card for it. I was looking at Asus Xonar DGX - https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16829132052 It says it has "Dolby headphone Technology for 5.1 surround". But it doesn't specifically say Dolby Digital Live and that's where I'm just not sure. If it says Dolby headphone Technology, does that mean Dolby Digital live? I read that DDL is just an encoding for pc to do surround, so as long as it says Dolby Tech, that means Dolby Digital Live right?
 
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
G Audio 1
S Audio 0
Not_techy Audio 1
K Audio 2
F Audio 0
C Audio 2
C Audio 3
S Audio 1
hong_kong_dusk Audio 4
DEBMDRD 18 Audio 1
M Audio 0
TheSLIP Audio 0
P Audio 0
T Audio 0
K Audio 18
J Audio 2
A Audio 2
T Audio 2
Benj14 Audio 27
G Audio 1
Similar threads
Question No sound at all when plugging speakers when plugging headset in
Question HyperX Cloud 2 Sound Card Audio Cutting Out
Question Vizio sound bar stopped recognizing digital optic cable
Question No Sound, Just Buzz - Insignia Shelf System NS-HAIOR18
Question Very low and muffled sound on the Beyerdynamic MMX300 2nd Gen
Question Are there sound bars I can use as left, center, right speakers for my home theater system?
Question Is it feasible to have a home theater system with the soundbar as the only front speaker?
Question Is my sound card bad?
Question PC monitor still outputs sound through its speakers when I plug in headphones to it
Question Fire tv stick / tv with only one hdmi arc port & bose sound bar 700
Question Microphone making Robotic Static sound.
Question Sony HT-100SF Soundbar not working with Samsung Television
Question Any recommendations for a good sound quality bluetooth speaker for outdoor party.
Question Logitech z 506 or z 906 for realistic surround sound while not caring for the bass?
I just purchased a Sony TV Bravio, I've been trying to hook up my Samsung sound bar and I've plugged in the white and red cabl
I purchased a surround sound setup for my basement living room. I was told when I bought the house it was wired for ss already
Purchasing New Sound Card: Optimal Setup?
Help purchasing a headphone/headset
Just purchased Sennheiser G4ME ZERO headphones. Sound quality isn't very good.
Wireless surround sound headphone purchase and setuphelp

ASK THE COMMUNITY