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GT300 and HDMI - any info?

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basically, any rumours on whether this is done properly like ATis method (plug hdmi cable in - the end), or like Nvidias prev way of doing it (connecting a cable from gpu to mobo/sound card)?
 
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I wouldn't be surprised if it was still botched to be honest.

nVidia love their half measures. :o There's no reason they couldn't have had GT200s with native HDMI.

Let's hope the GT300 will have native HDMI support with sound as well as Display Port.
 
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Theres nothing been confirmed but I think kylew is right - for audio over HDMI you will probably have to connect up a lead like with the 200 series...
 
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well, with more stuff going cuda/direct compute in the future, i'd like a bit of grunt but i get audio over hdmi and (see my prev threads) i had a bad experience with hooking up a nvidia card to my mobos spdif conn.

the ATi is nice and east and just works
 
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heh your not the only person... not sure if you hooked it up correctly or not but I know of a couple of cases where people have connected it up to the wrong header on the motherboard and fried the GPU.
 
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Don't really matter tbh, you can get dvi to hdmi cables anyway if you're that fussed about using an adapter.

@Wolvers: Yeah they all do sound over hdmi i think, they have that small audio cable you can attach to the gfx card

TBH i would much rather they replace the s-video with a hdmi and not obstruct the vent so much like on the 5870. I know it dont cause any heat issues (70c load, am i right?), but when I pay for a well ventilated case, i expect it to be - well ventilated.
 
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I'd guess that there will be a HDMI port on the back of the high end cards anyways, with Audio pass through. I can't really see a reason why would they wouldn't include this. HDMI is becoming more and more popular due to its widespread use on TVs and Monitors.
 
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