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Would a dvi to hdmi cable take away quality

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July 4, 2010 6:40:56 PM

I have been looking into buying a TV that I can use my PC, 360 and PS3 on. My PC only has DVI and s-Video (ATI Radeon HD4850 graphics card). I have found only one TV with DVI and it is too small. Would a DVI to HDMI cable take away from the quality that I would get from DVI to DVI? Or would it be the same? Please respond soon I'm going crazy :bounce: 

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July 4, 2010 7:48:53 PM

it would be the same as HDMI=DVI+SOUND. There shouldn't be any noticeable difference.
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July 4, 2010 7:54:03 PM

DVI and HDMI are essentially the same signal except that HDMI carries sound as well. So a DVI to HDMI adapter will not result in any loss of picture quality. You still wont get sound through the cable but the picture will be the same.
July 4, 2010 7:59:17 PM

Thank you guys, you've been a BIG help.
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