Intel VAAPI howto with Leia v18 nightly based on Ubuntu 18.04 server
(2015-12-24, 19:56)jjslegacy Wrote: I am still curious on this PCM vs passthrough debate and why everyone thinks they "need" passthrough so their AVR blinky lights look good. From my reading there literally is no difference so why is everyone always passthrough paasthrough passthrough? Just curious what I don't know

If you want to listen to the Atmos soundtrack embedded in a growing number of TrueHD sound tracks you need to do the decoding in the AVR. I just invested in a new Atmos AVR and overhead speakers so bitstream is critical for me.

Ps. I only watch ripped content. No live TV.
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