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Connecting graphic card with av recevier to enjoy sound

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February 23, 2012 2:08:57 PM

i got a av receiver with hdmi input and its speakers . so can i connect my pc to av receiver with hdmi and then from av receiver to monitor with hdmi . graphic card - nVidia GTX 560 Ti , Monitor - LG Cinema 3D D2342p , av receiver - sony dh520 .Because i want to experience audio via av receiver
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a c 98 C Monitor
February 23, 2012 2:30:58 PM

Should work, try it and see.
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February 23, 2012 3:07:08 PM

It will work if your reciever can handle both video and audio. I had a Sony reciever a while back that would only pass Video through the HDMI for whatever reason and I had to send audio through SPDIF bleh was annoying. But almost all newer recievers will do both just fine.

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February 23, 2012 3:21:07 PM

Yes, it will.

Here's a good read on your model.
http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?t=1330236

And the specs do tell you the HDMI component does carry audio too :) 

HDMI™

3D over HDMI : Yes
Audio Return Channel : Yes
Audio Widget : Yes
BRAVIA® SYNC™ (CEC Control) : Yes
HDMI Pass Through : Yes
HDMI(tm) video output capability : 1080P/24P/Deep Color/x.v.Color (xvYCC)
Theater Mode Selector : Yes

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February 23, 2012 3:36:39 PM

which speaker is best for gaming and for most important i want it for watching movies in DD and DTS soundtrack
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a c 158 U Graphics card
a c 98 C Monitor
February 23, 2012 3:46:43 PM

thently said:
It will work if your reciever can handle both video and audio. I had a Sony reciever a while back that would only pass Video through the HDMI for whatever reason and I had to send audio through SPDIF bleh was annoying. But almost all newer recievers will do both just fine.

Thent


Yes, many older HDMI receivers only did a pass-though of HDMI for video switching and did not handle the audio. Caused quite a lot of posts on here also with "My HDMI is not working" issues because people did not read the details of the HDMI connections in the manual or specs. Basically if you see "HDMI Pass-Though", it will not decode the audio for surround sound though the cable.
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