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post #21 of 28
Like the post above says I'd just connect your main monitor via HDMI, then connect the other with DVI. If you did want sound from both monitors I guess you could get a male display port to female HDMI adapter, that should work.
     
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Your much better off getting desktop speakers anyway. Even a very cheap set will be much better than your speakers on the monitor.
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why do i need to buy speakers if HDMI to HDMI already has audio?

also, if i dont get sound on both monitors, while i am playing a game on main monitor and i pull up youtube or a clip or something on 2nd monitor there will be no sound.
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Because monitor speakers are crap lol. Spend $30 or $40 and get some desktop speakers you will not regret it. thumb.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by IMKR View Post

why do i need to buy speakers if HDMI to HDMI already has audio?

also, if i dont get sound on both monitors, while i am playing a game on main monitor and i pull up youtube or a clip or something on 2nd monitor there will be no sound.

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Oh okay so if my monitor has built in speakers i can use that if i use HDMI to HDMI right? (but not dvi right?)

but still confused on the 2nd part of my question.

My gpu i plan on getting is GTX 660 which has 2 DVI and 1 HDMI.
so i plan on using HDMI to HDMI on main monitor and DVI to HDMI or DVI to DVI on my 2nd monitor.

doesnt that mean i wont have sound on my second monitor? which will suck cuz i wont have sound when i am using the 2nd monitor to go on things like youtube or other things while i am playing games on my 1st monitor
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Oh okay so if my monitor has built in speakers i can use that if i use HDMI to HDMI right? (but not dvi right?)

but still confused on the 2nd part of my question.

My gpu i plan on getting is GTX 660 which has 2 DVI and 1 HDMI.
so i plan on using HDMI to HDMI on main monitor and DVI to HDMI or DVI to DVI on my 2nd monitor.

doesnt that mean i wont have sound on my second monitor? which will suck cuz i wont have sound when i am using the 2nd monitor to go on things like youtube or other things while i am playing games on my 1st monitor

If you play videos on the second monitor the sound will still come out of the speakers on the 1st monitor thumb.gif
     
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Ahhh i see,


ty for the clear up
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