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What is the best way to connect my GTX570's to HDTV

using DVI-HDMI adapter to HDMI on TV or HDMI-HDMI adapter to HDMI on TV?
    
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As for picture quality..... DVI and HDMI are identical.

The only difference is that HDMI will transmit Audio. Which will go through your 570's onboard audio, thus disabling your sound card. You can get around this in your Control Panel.

If you're gonna go DVI, I would suggest a dual-link over a single-link DVI cable but the difference isn't really negligible.
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Just got from Video card --> HDMI ---> Surround Sound Reciever ---> HDMI --> TV
Thats what I did and it's awesome

The onboard audio isnt all that bad at all
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yeah I use the HDMI port on mine to carry sound to the receiver. DVI won't carry sound
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HDMI is the easies way.

But sorely based on video, if you HDTV has DVI, it usually works the best cuz the PC sees it as a monitor but not TV = less trouble and a COAX cable for audio.

But I will try HDMI first.
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As for picture quality..... DVI and HDMI are identical.

The only difference is that HDMI will transmit Audio. Which will go through your 570's onboard audio, thus disabling your sound card. You can get around this in your Control Panel.

If you're gonna go DVI, I would suggest a dual-link over a single-link DVI cable but the difference isn't really negligible.
I don't want to use HDMI to carry any sound, that's why I hooked it up via DVI adapter.

Just wanted to know if there was any difference in video quality from DVI to HDMI
    
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I don't want to use HDMI to carry any sound, that's why I hooked it up via DVI adapter.

Just wanted to know if there was any difference in video quality from DVI to HDMI
DVI and HDMI are both digital formats therefore they are exactly the same when it comes to video quality. Either it gets there or it doesn't so either way you go you will be fine.
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Identical. Both have 19 pins.
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I use DVI to my 42 inch Samsung Plasma, works like a charm
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It is the same quality for both. So whichever one is more convenient/cheaper for you use that option.
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