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my new video card will only have a mini hdmi port, but it comes with a connector for hdmi, will i experience any visual loss using a connector? will it not be as good as if it were hdmi to hdmi? thanks, i really dont know much about this area
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As far as i know its exactly the same.

edit: from wiki

A Mini connector defined in the HDMI 1.3 specification, it is intended for portable devices. It is smaller than the Type A plug connector (10.42 mm × 2.42 mm) but has the same 19-pin configuration.
The differences are that all positive signals of the differential pairs are swapped with their corresponding shield, the DDC/CEC Ground is assigned to pin 13 instead of pin 17, the CEC is assigned to pin 14 instead of pin 13, and the reserved pin is 17 instead of pin 14. The Type C Mini connector can be connected to a Type A connector using a Type A-to-Type C cable.
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There shouldn't be any quality loss. It's just a purely digital signal being transferred by different cables
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my new video card will only have a mini hdmi port, but it comes with a connector for hdmi, will i experience any visual loss using a connector? will it not be as good as if it were hdmi to hdmi? thanks, i really dont know much about this area
No. It's digital so even if there was a 1% data loss would make the entire stream unusable. It either works or is really bad/unusable.
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Duckie has spoken....end of thread.
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wow thanks so much for all the fast responses guys, thats the answer i was looking for, and wow i cant believe it got answered so quickly. what a huge help you all have been
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