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Please help a noob with sound from 6950HD to my TV

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Sorry if this question seems simple, I've googled and googled for an aswer, but have had no luck.

I'm running a 6950HD in my box, using a DVI to HDMI adapter, and then out to the TV. I know this will not get me sound. I've read that you can use a Display Port to HDMI adapter to get sound if your mobo supports SPDIF, and I connect a cable from the mobo to the GPU.

Can anyone clarify all this for me? My motherboard is an Asus sabretooth P67, I'm guessing that's relevant.

My tv has no optical IN. The only audio in's are RCA and RGB.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Sorry if I missed any relevant details.

Thanks in advance,

Aaron
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Honestly, you can get cheap hdmi cables, I don't know why you need to run it out of your dvi output.
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I thought all the 6950s had HDMI out onboard? Mine does.
 
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