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Goal;
Relay the sound from the SLI rig via GTX 580 HDMI or DVI connectors.

Basically, have the sound passed to a different device. For example, the TRI SLI surround machine will have the video and the sound will be played through a TV (with a black screen or w/e).


Things eliminated;
Tried more than one HDMI cable.
Tried using mini HDMI slot on each of the 3 cards.
Tried using the DVI slots on each of the 3 cards.
Tried reinstalling a few different versions of NVIDIA drivers, audio included with clean install of course.
Tried clean installs in Safe Mode w/networking.
Looked for the hidden "disabled devices" detected, or the NVIDIA High Definition Audio detected in the playback menu.
On-board audio devices disabled in bios.
Tried leaving motherboard audio codecs on and using device manager to disable the devices.

The device that is going to receive the HDMI signal is ready and detecting. No problems on the receiving end. It has been troubleshooted with various configurations.


All three cards have one DVi connector attached for their respected displays, therefore all three cards have one open DVI port and one open mini HDMI port.


Options not available;
TOSLINK
USB
RCA
3.5mm

It has to be an HDMI in on the receiving device.

Questions;
Can each card output video on one DVi and output audio on the 2nd DVI? or the mini HDMI while the first DVI is outputting video?
Can this happen while all three cards are functioning to power 1 display (the Surround detects as one display in the drivers)?


Pictures;


Here is how it currently looks: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)



Here are the cables I have to work with: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


Thanks for the thoughts.
   
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(16 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3960X : 3151B743 - 5GHZ - 1.488v RIVE (3) EVGA Titan (2) CMGTX3 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
(1) Neutron GTX 240GB LSI M5015 w/ BBU (8) Force GT 120GB - Raid 5 WH14NS40 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
(4) NF-R8 on DIMMs (2) FBA12G12U on H100i H100i 7 Ult 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
(3) ASUS PB236Q Roccat Isku FX Antec HCP 1200 800D 
MouseMouse PadAudioAudio
Roccat Kone XTD Propus 380 (2) KRK Rokit 8 G2 (2) KRK Rokit 5 G2 
Audio
KRK Rokit 10S 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Pentium D GA-8i945GMF EVGA GTX 580 SC OCZ Reaper - rev. 2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Western Digital 1TB 2.5" LG DVD-R Corsair H100i 7 Ultimate 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Custom Mod Corsair C70 Army Green Roccat Lua Mionix Propus 380 
Audio
Sound Blaster ZxR 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
3930K : L241C090 RIV Gene (2) EVGA GTX 580 (4) BLT2KIT4G3D1869DT2TXRG (Red LED) 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
(4) Agility 3 - 120GB - Raid 5 (1) WD RE4 - 500GB WH14NS40 - Internal Mount H100i w/ (2) NF-P12-1300 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
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