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I have two HIS 4890s in cross fire and want to be able to leverage the HD audio capabilities of this card. I have a dedicated sound card (See Sig Rig) Can I link my sound card and Video cards up so that the output from the Sound card goes out via the GPU allowing me to then use a DVI --> HDMI connection to my TV to get better quality audio?
 

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The sound going out through the HDMI on your video card will be perfect, the sound card will be useless then. The 4890 will support audio out with a DVI to HDMI adapter.

So would it be fair to say that when using the HDMI connection the system will automatically use the Audio comming from the GPU then when I switch back to my regular monitor it will then use the Sound card?

In some circumstances I will be using headphones and others I will be using HDMI audio. Im thinking it would be a matter of changing settings perhaps?
 

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So would it be fair to say that when using the HDMI connection the system will automatically use the Audio comming from the GPU then when I switch back to my regular monitor it will then use the Sound card?

In some circumstances I will be using headphones and others I will be using HDMI audio. Im thinking it would be a matter of changing settings perhaps?

You will have to go into the control panel then go to sound options and switch the default device.
 
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