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Does hdmi video card have sound?

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September 14, 2011 12:47:27 AM

I want an HDMI connection form my PC to my monitor and want sound in the same cable. Do they make a graphics card with sound?

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September 14, 2011 1:18:43 AM

Yes, almost every modern GPU with a HDMI output has the ability to play audio.

Typically the speakers on monitors though are pretty terrible, so don't expect the best quality.
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September 14, 2011 1:27:43 AM

Yep. Initially nVidia cards required you to connect a sound card to the video card via a passthrough cable to get sound out of the HDMI cable. I believe it was not until nVidia released the GTX 4xx series that their video card came with onboard audio processing.

AMD / ATI video cards had onboard audio processing since the release of the Radeon HD 2xxx series.
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