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    Constant Bitrate rotarypower101's Avatar
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    DVI-I audio out?

    Hi guys need a question answered, I have a DVI-I output, and I would like to know if it is possible to output Left and Right audio channels out of the DVI plug?

    I have read conflicting information, and cannot find a definitive answer.

    Any good links someone could point me too, that deals with audio output and the DVI standard?

    Thanks

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    From memory, no, you cannot send audio signals through the DVI standard.
    DVI is backwards-compatible with HDMI, which CAN transfer both the DVI video signals as well as audio signals.
    However, DVI is video only.

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    Certain ATI video cards can output audio though the DVI port to an HDMI cable. Mainly for HTPC use. Why would you need this anyways?

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