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If using a hdmi lead to connect my ps3 to my sony tv do i need also to buy a optical lead to travel from ps3 to my surround sound system ? will the extra optical lead improve sound over the hdmi lead ?

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I think the hdmi sound is better thats why its called HDMI duh.

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do you wan the suround sound to play sound for what the tv is displaying or just the ps3

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