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6.1 speaker system under asus fomula vi, 5.1 or 7.1 should i go ? or somehow 6.1?

afomek
Level 7
Hello,

1. how to set 6.1 speaker system (optical output) with asus formula vi audio ? actually i set with first connect 5.1 somehow when i could use 5.1 or 7.1 ?
So if the 7.1 will work as 6.1 (rear speakers of 7.1 as one in mine 6.1 system)?

2. at this moment i can't go with configuration of spekaers in windows as i could first time in spekaer output settings when i choosed 5.1, i have lateste asus driver+realtek latest driver after it, it looks like asus software still.

please help 🙂

windows 8.1 pro
i7 4770k@ 4.4/4.3Ghz
asus maximus vi formula
yamaha with optical input: http://usa.yamaha.com/products/audio-visual/hifi-components/stereo-receivers/rx-v450_black__u/
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toronto699
Level 13
7.1 will work as 6.1 , 5.1 may not work as 6.1

toronto699
Level 13
7.1 will work as 6.1 , 5.1 will not work as 6.1 optical out put is all speakers

afomek
Level 7
so how to reset button"configuration" in speakers settings, activate it somehow?

toronto699
Level 13
are u using an optical cable to connect to your yamaha

toronto699
Level 13
on the speaker icon in the lower right by the flag , right click on the speaker , click on playback devices , then select Realtek digital output {optical} click , OK , apply
be sure u select the one that says optical

afomek
Level 7
what is "flag" ?

flag is windows update in lower right speaker should be beside it

afomek
Level 7
ou, i was ther about 10 times, but it;s locked there as i written

afomek
Level 7
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