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Old 11-17-2004, 09:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey, i just bought an MSI Neo2 Platinum Skt 939 and it comes with 8 channel audio. Now, I have a 2.1 200 watt powered speaker system I really like (Altec Lansing 621). How can I get 7.1 channel surround sound, and still use my speakers? What kind of connections and extra speakers will I need?

On the back of the mobo, the audio connectors include:

SPDIF Out (Coaxial)
SPDIF Out (optical)
L-in
L-out
Mic
RS-Out
CS-Out

The current connections for my speaker system include:

(On the back of the subwoofer)
Main Input
Aux Input
Left Speaker
Right Speaker

Some good advice would really be appreciated. Oh and also I don't want to spend too much. Thanks a lot.
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Old 11-20-2004, 02:02 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Can no one answer me?
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Old 11-20-2004, 08:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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you need a 7.1 audio card or you can connect you current audio card to a home stereo reciever
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