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Topic # 83191 12-May-2011 10:12
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Anyone have one of these? Worth getting?

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  Reply # 468196 12-May-2011 10:20
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What do you want it for? If you are wanting to feed HD audio to a HDMI amp then no. Just buy a new ATI or Nvidia video card. Both support lossless HD audio now.
I was looking for a HDAV for a long time and they are very hard to fine and insanely expensive when you do.

Edit just looked at your sig, you already have a card that supports HD audio? If you amp does not do HD audio then you could buy a new amp which does for around the same cost as a HDAV!







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  Reply # 468199 12-May-2011 10:27
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My video card doesn't have hdmi so I was thinking either get one of these cards or buy a new video card with hdmi

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 468261 12-May-2011 13:07
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Have you tried using a DVI to HDMI converter? You may find that is all you need.







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  Reply # 468377 12-May-2011 16:27
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I was wanting audio thru hdmi but could always use optical as it's on my mobo. Was hoping to have my receiver turn on when I turn on my HTPC which I unterstand is possible using hdmi.

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