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I am currently running the driver install for my 580 and was wondering if I even need the HD audio driver portion if I have a dedicated sound card now?

Thanks!!
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Your 580 has audio drivers? Even if it does, you wouldnt need it anymore since you have a dedicated sound card now
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If you used the Mini-HDMI port.. yes. Otherwise nope.

So in this case, nope
    
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If you used the Mini-HDMI port.. yes. Otherwise nope.

So in this case, nope
ahh thanks, yes i thought about that, sometimes I do use it in the living room hooked up via hdmi, but I now I know what its for, thanks!
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I may be wrong but wouldn't you only need them if you were using built in speakers on a monitor, through the HDMI?

I never install it, I just plug my speakers directly into the onboard realtek chip.
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I may be wrong but wouldn't you only need them if you were using built in speakers on a monitor, through the HDMI?

I never install it, I just plug my speakers directly into the onboard realtek chip.
Yup, since I sometimes use this on my 47" LG infinia, I went ahead and installed it since the A/V both come through hdmi. its pretty cool its all on one cable now, even with things like audio return and the CEC thing where you can control other home theater devices through the hdmi
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