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Will i get sound through my monitor using a hdmi to dvi lead

Last response: in Graphics & Displays
February 8, 2013 4:10:39 PM

My new graphics card has a HDMI socket. Will sound come out of my monitor if I use a HDMI to DVI cable???
a b Î Nvidia
a c 208 U Graphics card
a b C Monitor
February 10, 2013 2:31:10 AM

If your monitor has speakers and you install the new card's driver, yes. You may have to go to Control Panel/Sound and be sure the default device is set to the card's audio. Modern cards have a built-in sound processor similar to the one on the MB.
April 14, 2013 8:24:05 AM

No, you will need external speakers or a headset. (thought i might as well give you a straight answer)
a b Î Nvidia
a c 208 U Graphics card
a b C Monitor
April 14, 2013 10:57:16 AM

It works fine for me. GTX 570 and Samsung 32" HDTV. Just tested it. I can switch between my TV speakers and my 2.1 external speaker system thru Windows Control Panel/Sound.