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Windows 7: HDMI Vs DVI re: Sound

03 Nov 2010   #11

Windows 8.1 Pro

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DirtyElf View Post
if my monitor has an HDMI input, but no speakers.. it will route the sound out through the onboard sound still correct?
Yes the sound still comes out the normal sound card outputs.
Assuming that Windows hasn't chosen to set the HDMI audio to default. If you find you have no sound but your on-baord audio is enabled, check the sound panel....

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by fseal View Post
The Q of which one works better for your monitor is more and more blurred as computer monitors and TVs are converging at such a high rate. (Much to the suffering of anyone that does any real image work and needs a decent monitor I must add)
Good point

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03 Nov 2010   #12

Windows 7 32 proff
Great Advice.

Thanks to all. It looks like I just need to get a new graphics card.
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 HDMI Vs DVI re: Sound

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