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post #11 of 14
correct me if I'm wrong, but aren't the GTS250s the last iteration of the old g92 chips... if so I think connecting s/pdif from your sound card / mobo to the video card was a given (at least for my 9800gt it was!) bought a cheap ATI 4350 a few years back for my htpc rig, simply plugged the card in & installed the drivers, pushes full 1080p w/ audio over hdmi without hiccup on my htpc rig (opty 165, 2GB ddr)... plus the ATI uses a fraction of the electricity vs what the 250 would pull from the wall.
post #12 of 14
Well, I'm pretty sure the mid-range to high-end GTX 200 cards (e.g. GTX 260, GTX 285, etc) required connecting the S/PDIF header from the mobo, too. It was only the low-end cards (G 210, GT 220 & GT 240) that had onboard HDMI audio controller.
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Also, some cards require a separate driver to use HDMI capabilities.
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OP, you need this cable. I bet (but have not checked) your mobo has an audio connector.

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