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As you may know, I won a PS3 and so I am figuring out how I am going to go about hooking it all up.

I have come to the solution to use it with my Scpetre 22" WS monitor. This monitor does 1080p/i and has an HDMI input.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16824112005

Now, I am confused on how I will be getting sound out of this thing. I am fairly new to HDMI, but I do know that HDMI is audio/video. Plugged into my monitor, where does the sound go?

The best possible solution would be to have this thing hooked up to my Logitech X-530.

I do have a separate receiver box with 5.1 surround in this room as well. It has AV, fiber optic, and composite..

Thanks!!
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HDMI is just Video it carries no audio at all *to my knowledge* I honestly dont own any equipment that uses HDMI but from what I understand its just video output.

I'd say hook up your 5.1
    
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HDMI is just Video it carries no audio at all *to my knowledge* I honestly dont own any equipment that uses HDMI but from what I understand its just video output.

I'd say hook up your 5.1
Nope. Here's the details on an HDMI cable for the PS3.

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High-definition video and multi-channel surround sound in one convenient cable
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HDMI is just Video it carries no audio at all *to my knowledge* I honestly dont own any equipment that uses HDMI but from what I understand its just video output.

I'd say hook up your 5.1
Thing is..the receiver is on the opposite side of the room. I would need a really long cable.

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The HDMI cable carries the sound

100% sure of this as this is how mine is setup. Only cable from my PS3 is HDMI
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The HDMI cable carries the sound

100% sure of this as this is how mine is setup. Only cable from my PS3 is HDMI
yeah, thanks
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well if you dont have speakers on your monitor, you wont get sound. So if you can use your x530's on the ps3, and then you will have sound. Also congratz on the ps3 win!
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well if you dont have speakers on your monitor, you wont get sound. So if you can use your x530's on the ps3, and then you will have sound. Also congratz on the ps3 win!
Thanks!

Well, I am troubled on the configuration of the PS3 with the x530's. Computer speakers use quite a different array of cabling.

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lol, ***

my monitor has built-in speakers I don't even know about?
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lol, ***

my monitor has built-in speakers I don't even know about?
You have a HDMI TV, but no surround sound speakers?

Thats a must!

I use HDMI for video and optical for sound because I don't want to buy a 1,000$ receiver for HDMI sound. The difference is minimal.
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