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Hello overclockers smile.gif

I am new to having dual monitoring.

I have a DVI cable connected to my main screen (asus 24'), while HDMI cable connected to my TV.



1) Is there a way to have separate sounds from each screen?

Main screen for gaming, while other one for youtube and movies.




2) Do I need a separate sound card? What kind would be the best for a nice price?
Edit: Card does does not be top of the line, just needs to do the job smile.gif





I currently have a gigabyte MA785GM-US2H motherboard and gtx 460 768mb videocard.

Thanks! Hopefully it was not confusing mad.gif
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I have the same question too guys, i want sound from both monitors so 1 hdmi and the other hdmi with dvi adapter? Would that work too?
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Originally Posted by lazi punk;13013830 
I have the same question too guys, i want sound from both monitors so 1 hdmi and the other hdmi with dvi adapter? Would that work too?

good to know that i'm not the only one alone with this problem tongue.gif



some one recommended me to use virtual audio cable, not sure if it is a solution
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Are you going to be using them simultaneously?
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Originally Posted by FearSC549;13032943 
Are you going to be using them simultaneously?

Yes I would be using them at the time same, Playing counterstrike one my dvi cable while playing a movie on my hdmi cable.


Yesterday I was playing rift on my dvi screen and the sound was coming out of my headphone, while on the other hand on my TV using hdmi, I was webcamming on oovoo (like skype), the sound was coming out of the TV.

Why does it work with that? Would just like to be able to stream youtube sounds to my TV frown.gif
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post #7 of 12
It has been some time - but yes this is possible with certain motherboards. What you need are applications that allow you to set the correct audio device. For example I remember some time ago this was not possible within iTunes for Audio Playback (It would only utilize the windows default.) - but I could do it within KMPlayer - so I used it when it was necessary. Not all applications allow you to select the audio output device - and if memory serves - not all motherboards can output two streams simultaneously.
post #8 of 12
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Originally Posted by Steak House;13036880 
It has been some time - but yes this is possible with certain motherboards. What you need are applications that allow you to set the correct audio device. For example I remember some time ago this was not possible within iTunes for Audio Playback (It would only utilize the windows default.) - but I could do it within KMPlayer - so I used it when it was necessary. Not all applications allow you to select the audio output device - and if memory serves - not all motherboards can output two streams simultaneously.


Thank you, I currently have a gigabyte MA785GM-US2H motherboard.

Is it possible to make a browser such as chrome, safari, ie9, firefox, to select a certain output device?
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post #10 of 12
To my knowledge, DVI does not support audio. Unless you are using a separate audio cable for that. All you need to go is go into a game and change the default sound device.
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