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Will I notice any difference in picture quality with HDMI vs DVI using this monitor? I heard DVI is better (or was it preferred?) over HDMI for computer monitors but I'm not sure if that's true or not?

Anyways, here is the monitor:
http://www.ncix.com/products/index.php?sku=55988
(Note: 120hz)

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I believe the only benefit of hdmi over dvi is the audio.
    
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The video connection is exactly the same for DVI and HDMI.
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Only difference is with current gen HDMI is audio, along with smaller form factor. Plus, can double as TV for any HDMI in device.
 
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Ah, OK! I won't be using HDMI for audio anyways so all is not lost.
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its good to have a monitor with hdmi. they have speakers and you can change audio source for different programs to use different audio sources. thats a big difference. saying the only difference btwn hdmi and dvi is "audio" is understating the audio for an "audio person". it is a huge difference.

for the guys that sweat the small stuff it also means when u turn off your monitor or it goes to sleep your speakers are turned off instead of leaving your speakers on 24-7.

the little hdmi speakers come in handy watching youtube videos. you could make the sound larger using the headphone jack on the monitor.

also an hdmi monitor is most likely newer than a hdmi-less monitor.
    
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