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adding hdmi port to alien ware area 51

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#1 IBEW47


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Posted 20 January 2011 - 09:43 PM

any suggestions on the best way to add a hdmi port to an alien ware area 51 with windows 7 OS?

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Posted 20 January 2011 - 10:41 PM

The only way I know of is to add a video card which has an HDMI port.

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Posted 21 January 2011 - 12:29 AM

If the computer has a DVI port, and supporting video card with built in sound which I believe that system does (dont quote me, check it first) you can purchase an adaptor such as this That will run both video and sound over to HDMI. If the supporting card does not have built in sound card but a DVI port, it will only transmit video image.

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Posted 24 January 2011 - 12:28 PM

You can get loopback adapters that plug from your sound out on your PC into the second DVI port, provided your GPU supports it (most do). At which point, you will have sound and video through HDMI.

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