What drivers do I need to install 5.1 surround sound? I have a logitech 5.1 speaker system with yellow, green and black and get only 2 speaker output. Isn't there some driver update that creates the 5.1 surround sound? I really miss the 5.1 sound for movies.
Click the 2 youtube videos for information hooking your 5.1 speakers to your computer and then configuring the Realtek HD Audio manager software
Below are the specs for the Realtek ALC 3600 Sound Card
ALC3600 is 5.1 Channel High Definition Audio Codec designed for Windows Vista premium desktop and mobile PCs. The ALC3600 meets audio performance and function requirements for the latest Microsoft Windows Logo Program and Lync specification.
The ALC3600 feature three stereo DACs, two stereo ADCs, and legacy analog input to analog output mixing, to provide fully integrated audio solutions for multimedia PCs and ultra mobile devices. Two stereo ADCs and one stereo digital microphone converter are integrated and can support a microphone array with Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC), Beam Forming (BF), and Noise Suppression (NS) technologies.
All analog IO (except CD-IN and PCBEEP) are input and output capable, and three headphone amplifiers are also integrated to drive earphones on front (port-E and port-F) and rear panel (port-D).
The ALC3600 supports 16/20/24-bit SPDIF output function and a sampling rate of up to 192kHz. It offers easy connection of PCs to high quality consumer electronic products such as digital decoders and speakers.
The ALC3600 supports host audio from Intel chipsets, and also from any other HDA compatible audio controller. With EAX/Direct Sound 3D/I3DL2 compatibility, software utilities like Karaoke mode, environment emulation, multi-band software equalizer, 3D positional audio, and optional Dolby® Digital Live and DTS® CONNECT™ programs, the ALC3600 provides an excellent home entertainment package and game experience for PC users.
Addition to meet Intel low power ECN specification, ALC3600 has ultra low power consumption in standby mode and consumes less power in normal operation so that customer can easily implement system to meet EuP requirement.