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Want to have audio from GPU via HDMI to 7.2 receiver for audio.

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System Name OVERKILL
Processor AMD Ryzen 7 3800X 3.9 GHz 8-Core Processor
Motherboard Asus ROG Crosshair VIII Hero ATX AM4
Cooling be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 4 50.5 CFM CPU Cooler
Memory G.Skill Ripjaws V 64GB (4x16GB) DDR4-3600
Video Card(s) EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti 11GB Black 11G-P4-2281-KR
Storage Samsung 970 Evo 1TB M.2-2280 NVME SSD (OS); WD Black 4TB WD4005FZBX x4; Asus BW-16D1HT x2
Case Corsair 750D ATX Full Tower
Audio Device(s) Onboard
Power Supply Corsair HX Platinum 1200W 80+ Platinum Fully Modular
Software Microsoft Windows 10 Pro x64
Benchmark Scores The RGB on this is toned way down.
Have the GPU in question in my system specs and have the Sony STR-DN1080 receiver. Would probably need to run an HDMI cable from one of its ports on the GPU to one of the ports on the receiver. Then go into audio settings to output sound to said receiver. Unless if it downloads drivers. Will still have default display to 4K monitor through Displayport and no idea what to go on from there. Using DIRECT on the receiver.
Would be a waste of time to get 5.1 surround speakers for the PC when I already have the 7.1 through the receiver. Going to flatout refuse to use the optical SPIDF out from the motherboard as a connection.
Any suggestions or guides?
 
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