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Help with Soundcard


I'm running a Dell Optiplex Gx 270 with a soundmax integrated digital audio version soundcard on a 2.26 GHz desktop with 256 MB Ram (It's my work PC, lol).

A) Does this soundcard support surround sound?
B) Will a driver upgrade work to get it to support surround (5.1) sound?
C) Where can I get said driver?


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The driver is at

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Put in your service tag there to get to the documentation and drivers for your machine. Sorry, you need to do this since there are too many versions of that model and the service tag will nail it.

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Check the outputs

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Check to see if you outputs support optical or multi-analog for plugging in the channels to an amp/receiver. That's one way of knowing you'll be able to use the 5.1 output - if the driver supports it. Most drivers these days support all capabilities for the hardware and you just have to turn it on.

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