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HDMI is not carrying sound from computer to TV monitor

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August 23, 2010 7:03:05 PM

Hello, I'm having problems with getting sound to play out of Flatscreen TV speakers using an HDMI cable. Now I have a flatscreen that is about 4 to 5 years old. I'm Using an MSI N9800 GT graphics card. The sound works fine through the VGA although I have to use the red and white cables. I also when I hook up HDMI don't get the choice to switch from default to HDMI audio. I have something like spdif which I have tried and still get nothing if anyone has any suggestions please let me know.

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August 23, 2010 7:24:31 PM

For the NVIDIA 9000 series, to get audio over the HDMI connection, you have to connect the card to the 2-pin SPDIF header located on the motherboard. This will carry audio signals (per SPDIF limitations) from the motherboard to the GPU, which can then output the signal via HDMI.
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August 25, 2010 5:13:15 AM

Ok I will give that a try, thought I had to connected may have just been connected backwards.
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September 1, 2010 1:03:01 AM

Best answer selected by jeon0169.
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