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Weird Sound issue

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I have the following components.

 

1 x Logitech Z5500D

 

1 x Gigabyte P45 DS4P Motherboard with onboard HD Audio yada yada yada.

 

When I hook the speakers up via analogue, and set the HD Audio Prefs to 5.1 channel surround sound and run the test no sound comes from my Rear Speakers

 

When I do the above but set the Prefs to 8 Channel surround sound, the rear speakers work when I run the sound test!

 

WTF?

 

Please note:

 

1) I realise that music is often Stereo (hence no 5.1 output)

2) I realise some DVD's are not 5.1 (hence not always 5.1 output)

Edited by gun_sl1nger

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Try going into Realtek sound manager and ticking "Speaker Fill" in the options.

 

You are on the right track with the source only been 2 channel. Next load up some codecs (ffdshow) and play back a DTS Dvd.

 

Pick jaw up off the ground and continue....

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