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Dvi to hmdi cable help

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Hi, I have a i3- 3225 cpu (4000 graphics) and a GA-H77N mobo.

I am looking to buy a 27" monitor which has 2 hdmi ports.
http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B008I9BKWM/?tag=tonymacx86-21

will my hackintosh running (ML 10.8.3) work using a dvi to hdmi cable. I currently use DVI and it works fine.

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Yes it will work without any problems. Remember that a DVI-D signal does not transfer any audio, so as that monitor has speakers you may need to use a cable to get the audio working. You could also use HDMI - HDMI cable, the Amazon basics range will work fine.
 
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I have read online that people had problems using such cables with their graphics card. Was it probably due to their graphicc card than anything else?

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I have read online that people had problems using such cables with their graphics card. Was it probably due to their graphicc card than anything else?

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Some of the older graphics cards outputted DVI-I which is an analogue signal - that would not work without using an active adaptor to change the signal to a digital one.

I have tried these and they work fine (from a DVI-D output on a GPU)

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B003JHSNYG/?tag=tonymacx86-21

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B000GDI6FC/?tag=tonymacx86-21

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Ok cool, the monitor actually comes with a dvi- hdmi cable.

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