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HDMI/HDMI or HDMI/DVI cable for my TV?

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hello.. i use an HDMI(tv)/DVI(gpu) cable on my rig, would it make a difference if i used a hdmi/hdmi cable?! somehow a better latency or something?! thank you
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If you want to use your TV for sound, use HDMI. Otherwise there is no difference at all.
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Unless its HDMI version 1.4 there is no bandwidth/latency difference between using hdmi/dvi or hdmi/hdmi.
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Originally Posted by mott555 View Post
If you want to use your TV for sound, use HDMI. Otherwise there is no difference at all.
This is not true, a lot of cards, going back to the 200 series with nvidia (provided you connected the spdif) you can actually get bolth audio and video from dvi to hdmi (tried it and had it work for me for years).

Also on a 3870x2 this also worked.
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Aslong as your GPU supports it, HDMI - HDMI can allow you to output your sound through your TV. Extremely handy for films and video media. xD

Otherwise, I use DVI or one variation or another, for my Monitor @ 1080p and I can't fault it.. My monitor is alot more crisp.. But maybe because its purpose built xD

@Arinoth Consider editing your post, you can re-add quotes.. Other than double posting in less than a minute.. ..
 
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sweet fast answers.. thank you guys
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