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Sapphire radeon hd 5570

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September 1, 2011 9:16:41 AM

im gettin a sapphire radeon hd 5570 soon (with display port).
im just wondering if i install this card into my pc can i still use my HDMI output that is built in to the pc itself?
or do i need to use either the DP or DVI D that is on the GPU?

its only because ive not got a DP to HDMI cable just yet.

thanks alot in advance

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September 1, 2011 11:04:49 PM

Uhh once you install a video card the video ports on the motherboard become useless..Youll have to use the ones on the card...
a c 376 U Graphics card
September 1, 2011 11:43:23 PM

That is not necessarily true. It varies by motherboard but most current ones will allow you to enable the onboard video while also using a discrete card.

@OP: So are you saying the HD5570 does not have HDMI out and your monitor only has HDMI input? If so you would want to get a DVI to HDMI converter. They should only cost a few dollars online.
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September 2, 2011 10:13:16 AM

no the hd 5570 has got a display port instead of a hdmi,
but i found out i can use a dp to hdmi lead/adapter.
will that be fine?
a c 376 U Graphics card
September 2, 2011 11:04:59 AM

A DVI to HDMI adapter would likely be cheaper.
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