Does native hdmi carry audio? Tags: Tuner Cards Graphics Cards HDMI Audio Graphics Last response: October 7, 2009 12:22 PM in Graphics & Displays Share splackavellie182003 October 6, 2009 6:25:31 PM I was wanting to get a video card for my computer that has hdmi to hook up to my 720p tv. And was trying to find out what I need to look for in a video card to carry both video and audio More about : native hdmi carry audio skolpo a b U Graphics card October 6, 2009 6:32:13 PM Look for cards that have an S/PDIF input. These cards will come with the loop cable that is necessary. Also, your motherboard has to have an S/PDIF connector also. Mousemonkey a c 274 U Graphics card October 6, 2009 7:50:13 PM Some Nv cards do have video and audio over HDMI. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer skolpo a b U Graphics card October 6, 2009 9:24:36 PM o.O thought I was in the nvid forums. gamerk316 a b U Graphics card October 7, 2009 12:22:25 PM NVIDIA: You have to connect the card to an audio source (sound card/motherboard) using a 2-pin SPDIF header. You get all sound formats the SPDIF can carry (2.0 PCM, Dolby Digital, DTS) ATI: A sound chip is installed on the card. You get all uncompressed sound formats (2.0, 5.1, and 7.1 PCM) Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Read discussions in other Graphics & Displays categories Ati GPUs Graphics Cards Gtx HD Monitors SLI Crossfire Tuner Cards Radeon Video Diamond Multimedia Matrox Nvidia Palit PowerColor Asus Games !