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Monitor Sleep an Issue w/ HDMI

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I' heard that some monitors have trouble going into or coming out of sleep mode when connected via HDMI. Is this an issue I should be concerned with if I switch from DVI to HDMI?
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post #2 of 5
Why switch from DVI to HDMI in the first place?

HDMI generally isn't a primary connection method for monitors more of an auxiliary connection used for TV's, kinda like Svideo use to be in Video cards.
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I don't know, DVI kinda just seems like the old school method and HDMI will eventually fade it out like DVI did VGA? No?
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post #4 of 5
DVI is very reliable and provides a very high quality image.

Like I said though it doesn't provide sound, HDMI was the cure for general use for TV's etc given the case that it provides both HD picture and Sound.

But I've heard a number of compatibility issues, so if in doubt I'd always go DVI.

Even Display port for me is a bit buggy and I don't like it if I had the choice.

VGA is phased out just commonly included due to many components that are older still using it, projectors ect.

Unless your in need of providing HDMI to your monitor to get sound, which will bypass your soundcard if you had one.
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HDMI is fine, it's all I've used for this build as I built it with Blu-ray drive
    
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