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So whats the story with HDMI? if i got a monitor with hdmi and used it with this new card would that be the best? is hdmi suppose replace DVI?
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post #2 of 21
HDMI is an extension of DVI. It just carries audio in addition to digital video.
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HDMI is an extension of DVI. It just carries audio in addition to digital video.
Ohhh alright thanks for the info
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post #4 of 21
is it better to use the HDMI? or does that stress the Graphics card more?

I would love to have just an HDMI Cable honestly
    
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post #5 of 21
it will have better quality because its straight hdmi and not vga to dvi-d adapter and no not more stress.
    
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post #6 of 21
It is literally the same as DVI, almost pin for pin (audio aside)

Pin 1 TMDS Data2+
Pin 2 TMDS Data2 Shield
Pin 3 TMDS Data2–
Pin 4 TMDS Data1+
Pin 5 TMDS Data1 Shield
Pin 6 TMDS Data1–
Pin 7 TMDS Data0+
Pin 8 TMDS Data0 Shield
Pin 9 TMDS Data0–
Pin 10 TMDS Clock+
Pin 11 TMDS Clock Shield
Pin 12 TMDS Clock–
Pin 13 CEC
Pin 14 Reserved (N.C. on device)
Pin 15 SCL
Pin 16 SDA
Pin 17 DDC/CEC Ground
Pin 18 +5 V Power (max 50 mA)
Pin 19 Hot Plug Detect


Pin 1 TMDS Data 2- Digital red - (Link 1)
Pin 2 TMDS Data 2+ Digital red + (Link 1)
Pin 3 TMDS Data 2/4 shield
Pin 4 TMDS Data 4- Digital green - (Link 2)
Pin 5 TMDS Data 4+ Digital green + (Link 2)
Pin 6 DDC clock
Pin 7 DDC data
Pin 8 Analog vertical sync
Pin 9 TMDS Data 1- Digital green - (Link 1)
Pin 10 TMDS Data 1+ Digital green + (Link 1)
Pin 11 TMDS Data 1/3 shield
Pin 12 TMDS Data 3- Digital blue - (Link 2)
Pin 13 TMDS Data 3+ Digital blue + (Link 2)
Pin 14 +5 V Power for monitor when in standby
Pin 15 Ground Return for pin 14 and analog sync
Pin 16 Hot plug detect
Pin 17 TMDS data 0- Digital blue - (Link 1) and digital sync
Pin 18 TMDS data 0+ Digital blue + (Link 1) and digital sync
Pin 19 TMDS data 0/5 shield
Pin 20 TMDS data 5- Digital red - (Link 2)
Pin 21 TMDS data 5+ Digital red + (Link 2)
Pin 22 TMDS clock shield
Pin 23 TMDS clock+ Digital clock + (Links 1 and 2)
Pin 24 TMDS clock- Digital clock - (Links 1 and 2)
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post #7 of 21
Okay, Im using DVI-D and audio cables for headphones


Would I benefit from HDMI to the monitor and plug my headphones into the montior (much neater)
    
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post #8 of 21
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Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
Okay, Im using DVI-D and audio cables for headphones


Would I benefit from HDMI to the monitor and plug my headphones into the montior (much neater)
i would just go hdmi and headphones. dont use adapters it loses its true value.
    
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im not using adapters

im asking if DVI D is better than HDMI... the monitor has both and my video cards will too (once a 9800 is here)
    
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post #10 of 21
Quote:
Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
im not using adapters

im asking if DVI D is better than HDMI... the monitor has both and my video cards will too (once a 9800 is here)
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