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New mobo not outputting to onboard VGA/DVI/HDMI

Q: New mobo not outputting to onboard VGA/DVI/HDMI

Hi all,

I've just bought an AS-Rock FM2A78M Pro3+ and an Athlon X4 860K to upgrade, and I can only get a video output using a graphics card in the PCIe slot. I'd like to get the onboards working, so I've been into the UEFI to change the Northbridge Settings so the Primary Graphics Adaptor = Onboard, but after removing the PCIe card and reconnecting the DVI cable to the onboard socket, I get nothing on the monitor.

Put the graphics card back in and it works, and the Primary Graphics Adaptor is still set to Onboard. Am I missing something here?


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This problem has the configuration listed in my system specs below, which have just changed recently. My OCZ Vertex 2 died, RMA'ed but sold, and replaced with the Transcend SSD720, 2.5" SATAIII 64GB. Also sold my GPU...

Now, trying to get everything back on track. I reinstalled my OS on the SSD, but I can't for the life of me get the HDMI working. When reinstalling, I knew it was normal for only my Dell CRT to show up via its VGA connection, but then the main ViewSonic HD monitor never came on. I finally realized it wasn't responding to anything. The ViewSonic HD monitor is the only thing plugged in right now, on both VGA & HDMI, but will only work on the VGA. It had been working fine before the OCZ SSD died. No VGA problems. The onboard ATI Radeon HD 4250 is fully updated and all the drivers are installed and updated to the best of my knowledge. There is an update for the BIOS on the ASUS website that I had never installed, ever, but the only change from before was the SSD so that should not matter. I've even made sure I installed the specific driver for the monitor from the disc it came with. I tried playing around in BIOS, and (for once) no matter what graphics device order I set, (i.e., IGPX-PCI-GPX-etc) it always reverted to the mobo's VGA. And obviously, Device Manager is showing no yellow question marks and is generally no help right now...

Again, there is NO longer a standalone GPU/video card in this system, just the ASUS M4A88TD-V EVO/USB3's onboard inter... Read more

A:Mobo not detecting HDMI? - ATI Radeon HD 4250 onboard ASUS mobo

It's plausible that your HDMI port on your MOBO is dead. Is it possible to obtain a GPU and try it's HDMI port?
It could be your monitor as well, do you have access to anything else supporting HDMI and see if your monitor connects?

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New HP Pro Book 450 G3. (Win 7 Pro)  Very disappointed re internal documentation and help etc. I Need to connect 2nd display via HDMI for church services  and have spent a frustrating hour trying to find out how. Surely something as simple as this on a Pro machine with a dedicated Graphics card  should be  a no brainer. Please advise ASAP. Thanks.

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I recently replaced the dead motherboard and PSU of an eMachines T2984 with an old HP Pavilion 6653C and another PSU. I tested everything to make sure it works, and the computer turns on, and the fans spin, but there is no signal going to the monitor. The cord is plugged in firmly, and I can't replace it with another video card because there is no expansion slot of a video card. I have tried it on two different monitors and it doesn't work. What should I do?

A:EMachines with new mobo not outputting to monitor

Did you get a heatsink sorted and did you use thermal paste?

Have a good read of this - http://www.techspot.com/vb/topic53866.html

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Am I correct in assuming that an HDMI-ready video card takes care of it. I just want to be sure that I don't need an HDMI mobo too. Thanks.

A:Do I need an HDMI mobo too, or just an HDMI video card?

Which graphics card?

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hey guys, just a quick question.

my new motherboard has hdmi out, and i want to take advantage of it.
my monitor doesnt have hdmi in though, only has dvi.

If i got a DVI to hdmi cable, should i technically be able to watch things in an HD system?

im not sure how HD works with computers... so forgive my ignorance.

A:m4a785-m onboard HDMI

Quote: Originally Posted by ekfight

hey guys, just a quick question.

my new motherboard has hdmi out, and i want to take advantage of it.
my monitor doesnt have hdmi in though, only has dvi.

If i got a DVI to hdmi cable, should i technically be able to watch things in an HD system?

im not sure how HD works with computers... so forgive my ignorance.

Yup. Just no sound and depending on the cable, maybe not the perfect resolution.

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I have my PC(Win 7 x64) plugged into my HDTV via HDMI cable through my GTS 450 video card. I can't always use my TV speakers(ie, late night gaming). Figured I'd just plug my headset to my tower, but that doesn't work. When I right click on the volume in the task bar and click playback devices, the headphones show up as "Not plugged in". This goes for my mic as well.

How can I go about switching from the integrated audio on my video card to my on board sound?

Edit: Was cruising around the internets before posting here. A common answer seems to be to change the audio setting in my BIOS from "Auto" to "Enabled". Doesn't seem to be my problem as I only have "Enabled" and "Disabled"

Also, when I check my "Sound, video, and game controllers" in device manager, it has 4 listings for "NVIDIA High Definition Audio". Dunno if that changes anything or not however.

A:GTS 450 HDMI and onboard sound

You have to change the default playback device in the Control Panel/Hardware and Sound and finally the Sound panel. You can't have both the HDMI audio and the regular PC's audio - you can only have one default playback device. When you want to use the regular PC sound card you have to select that, when you want to use HDMI you select that.

I have a GTS450 video card.

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Apologies if this is asked/posted elsewhere, I have searched for it, but no luck.

Please can someone tell me what the default graphics output is on the ASUS M2A-VM HDMI motherboard???

I currently have 3 of these motherboards and the onboard graphics would seem to be not the default, hence my question. Obviously having forked out for this motherboard, I didn't want to have to buy a graphics card, but it would seem that the onboard isn't the default.

The motherboard is straight out of the box... AMD X2 5600 CPU (I think, I can't remember at the moment, I'll check when I get home.)

Please help...??? I feel about ready to throw all 3 boards in the rubbish, however I will still be without a PC.

A:M2A-VM HDMI Onboard Graphics

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P6STMT - Need to find Onboard video driver + onboard sound driver for W2k professional....any suggestions besides going to driverguide.

A:Looking for onboard drivers for this mobo...

Try a google search. I did and found what you need. http://www.ecs.com.tw/ECSWeb/Downlo...ver&DetailDesc=P6STMT(1.0A)&MenuID=94&LanID=9

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Bought a new ECS KV2 Extreme Skt939 MoBo for a new build that i've nearly finished off but can't get the onboard sound to work!

XP is not recognising that there is an audio device.

Any ideas?

A:ECS MoBo - No onboard sound ?!?

Enter the bios.. Go to Integrated Peripherals, highlight "Via onchip PCI Device" press enter.. Make sure AC97 Audio is set to "auto".

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Hey guys. I just purchased a used 6600GT PCI-E and am having a heck of a time getting it installed. My mobo sucks (Pcchips p55g) and has no option in BIOS to disable it. I can disable it in Control Panel but when I reboot nothing happens. It still won't recognize my new card and just ends up reinstalling my old drivers. argh.

I've looked all over the mobo for jumpers, as well as read the user guide. I don't believe they exist. I think there has to be something I'm missing. Any ideas at all? I really want to get this card in.


A:Need help disabling onboard gfx on my mobo

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I'd figure I've got some time to make a new thread here for members of SevenForums who may have experienced some difficulty getting sound out of their computer via HDMI

Locate the SPDIF connector on your motherboard using a 2 pin spdif cable

PIN assignment #
1 Power
2 No pin
4 Spdifi
6 Ground

Notice the bold and RED (SPDIF) and BLACK (ground)

Here is my motherboard EVGA 790i Ultra as an example marked by a red square (see attached pic).

Connect the 2 pin SPDIF cable from your motherboard (output) to your video card (GPU) input.
If you are running SLi(multiple video cards) pick the first video card (PCI-E slot #1).

NVIDIA based cards only (GeForce 8 series and up) may work for you.
Connect the graphics spdif pass through to your motherboard and then audio will "pass through" over to the hdmi.
If you're not sure look between the SLI Link and the 6 pin power connectors.

NOTE: make sure you are doing this with the computer power OFF, disconnect the power cord, as I am not responsible for any electrical shocks that may arise.

Make sure your speakers are connected properly on your AMP, and you may need to configure your AMP settings (HDMI settings).

Go to Control Panel>Hardware and Sound>Sound and configure your audio settings.

Choose the correct sound output, you will see SPDIF out, and HDMI out.

NOTE: you may need to boot into your BIOS and enable HD Audio to ENABLED or ON (should be on by default).

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A:Onboard audio and how to get 5.1/7.1 sound via HDMI

You should mention that this only applies to Nvidia cards (8800 series and up), as the ATI HD series of cards all come with the Realtek HD audio built into the card.

Also for a selection of Nvidia cards and what to look for on the card, as well as hot to quickly and cheaply (free actually) make the cable if one didn't come with the video card,

Guide: 8800GT/9800GT/9800GTX Sound over HDMI (Now including Creative cards) - Overclock.net - Overclocking.net

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I have been searching all over for this problem, but cannot seem to find a solution anywhere. May suggestions though.
I have recently built a new pc, based on the Intel DX58SO Motherboard, sporting 2x XFX Radeon HD5750 1GB graphic cards. When I first installed W7 64 bit the onboard sound worked like a charm, and I could choose between digital output (optical), Digital output and speakers as my audio devices.

All worked fine, and I was using three screens, Two benq 24' displays, and one Panasonic pt-a 4000 projector connected through a Denon 1909 AVR receiver. All connected with DVI cables, plus an optical cable input to the receiver for sound. Worked great, only minor bother was that I had to change the default audio device whenever I wanted to play using my headset connected to the 3.5 jack on the computer.
One day I had the bright idea to plug in the receiver with an HDMI cable, instead of an HDMI to DVI cable, and when I did so there was a change in my Audio devices, suddenly realtek HDMI output was the only choice available, and it worked fine when watching movies with the receiver and projector, put I could no longer have sound directly from the pc jack, or the optical output.

I have tried to disconnect the HDMI from the graphic card, enable onboard audio in bios, delete all drivers and reinstall them, even reinstalling windows, but still I cannot get any other audio devices than the ATI HDMI Output. If I disconnect the HDMI cable it says I have no audio device... Read more

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I am running a pc with a switched boot for XP pro 32, W7 64 HP and W8 pro 64. I usually connect to my monitor with DVI and everything is hunky dory. I lent a friend the monitor cable for a few days and connected using an HDMI cable. I didn't have any specific graphics drivers on any of the operating systems. They all report full hd in control panel but there is a wide margin around the display. I went on the AMD graphics site and downloaded the autodetect software in turn and then the catalyst software. This worked fine for XP and W7 but not W8. The graphics are Radeon HD 4200 onboard an Asrock 880GMH/U3S3. Perhaps someone knows of a solution for W8.

A:HDMI drivers for AMD onboard graphics

Don't know if the video will fix your problems, as I have not actually tried it:

Windows 8 Tutorial: Install ATI Radeon HD 2000, 3000, and 4000 series drivers with OpenGL - YouTube

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With Windows XP SP3 I was able to transmit audio which was digital and sometimes multi-channel to my Denon reciever through the HDMI output on my motherboard; I was also able to simultaneoulsy display my computer through that same HDMI connection through my Denon reciever and on to my my Toshibe LCD TV.
But when I installed Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit the HDMI audio was very limited (only 16 bit 2-channel @ 48,000 Hz) and can only select it when the reciever is on (which makes sense, but it's anoying to have to go into sound properties and switch to HDMI if I started the computer before the reciever, I hate technology trying to pretend it knows what I want it to do, it should just be able to do what it's told.) Then, when I turn on the TV this message comes up (which I would see when I was using XP but it didn't change anything):
An HDMI-to-DVI display connection has been detected. In order to hear audio on your HDMI based TV or display, you will need to have a seperate audio conecction from you computer sound outputs to your TV or audio equipment.
However I'm not using the DVI at all I just want to use the HDMI into HDMI because that's the way it's supposed to work because HDMI is supposed to handle both and I shouldn't need to use another cord when I'm already using one that does both.
And so then my sound no longer works but my computer shows on my TV.
Whoopdee doo! why can't I have both. HDMI is supposed to support both and when computer/motherboard/OS manufacturers put thes... Read more

A:Onboard HDMI won't allow HD Audio & Video

My motherboard (Biostar) just released an updated bios for this very issue, I would start with Gigabyte tech service.

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I have a Sony laptop with hdmi output.

I keep my hdmi plugged in as a watch dvd's everynight through media center, onto my 32" tv.

The thing is, the sound taskbar used to automatically switch from hdmi to the laptop's soundcard automatically. It doesn't any more. Basically, if I turn off the hdmi mode on my tv, it used to switch from hdmi sound output to laptop's card. When I activate hdmi again, it would automatically switch to hdmi output.

I'm using the nvidia provided drivers via windows update.

A:auto switch between hdmi and onboard?


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hello i searched the forum but i iddn't see anyone fix the error so i just upgraded my hard drive and did a fresh install of 64 bit win 7 and everythnig went good except no audio out of hdmi. thats the only cable hooked up to my tv and the whole time i did the installation and got to teh desktop no audio whent to nvidia got the newest nforce drivers 15.37 i believe and installed it and restarted and everything but it selected spdif for audio and said hdmi is not connected but hdmi is the only cable connected to the tv and video works find 1080p but no audio. i have 64 bits windows and the video card i have is aonboard geforce 8200 and it is capable of audio pass through because it worked in windows xp so i know its not hardware isssue suggestions or comments are welcome

A:onboard hdmi audio not working

Did you remember to install the Realtek drivers for the onboard audio? If not you can find links to the latest version here,

Latest Realtek HD Audio Driver Version

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Hi Guys, I'm having a problem with my network card. I have a realtek onboard network card which i have been using for over a year with no problems. Over the weekend i upgraded my psu and gpu now every few hours i lose network connection. What happens is that ill be on the net or playing wow and ill lose connection and i look in the taskbar and the network icon has a X on it and telling me there is no network cable plugged in even tho there is. The only way to fix it is to restart the pc or I have to go into device manager disable the nic and re-enable it and it gets fixed again. The problem is that I dont mind this happening but when it happens in arena I cant get back on time and I dont know why its happening. I deleted the original drivers that came with windows 7 and downloaded the drivers from gigabytes website for my realtek that didnt change anything i changed my cable and ports on the router that did nothing as well but i know it has nothing to do with router or cable because there is 3 other people using the same router and nothing happens to them. Anyone have any idea why this would happen? also power save mode on the nic is disabled before anyone suggests that, this is driving me insane

A:Problem with Onboard NIC (Gigabyte mobo)

1st if you still have your old psu, stick it back in for testing in and see if you get the same problem. If the problem goes away then you might have a faulty PSU. If the problem persists with the old PSU then the on board network card might be knackered ... let us know how it goes

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I have an ecs PA1 MVP Ver.2.0 MOBO with Realtek ALC880 onboard audio but windows won't recognize that I Have any kind of audio at all. I've installed the drivers off the disk as well as downloaded the updated drivers off the ecs website and the Realtek site but still nothing. In the bios the only setting I can see that has to do with onboard audio is the option to turn Azalia on or off and it's on. Any help in this matter would be greatly appreciated.

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I just recently (6 days ago) my motherboard had a power surge which of coarse killed the poor little guy. So of coarse I replaced it with one that I found on TigerDirect (because newegg didn't have one that supported my older processor).

So I install this new mobo (A chaintech MPM800-3) get all the drivers installed and it tells me that the audio drivers aren't approved by windows so basically I get that it may not work but the drivers page they have say it is for windows XP. So I try installing and uninstalling the drivers and no matter what I do I cannot get my sound to work I even actually went through windows troubleshooting and made sure I checked everything I possibly could think of checking and I can't get any sound what so ever.

I was wondering if anyone might have had a similar problem and knows how to fix it. I know the easy quick fix is just to get a sound card but I really couldn't afford to get the new mobo to begin with so I was hoping for a cheap fix.

Please HELP!!!! (8^D

A:New Mobo Onboard Audio Problems

nevermind Don't waste your time on me I did a really stupid nubby thing when i was putting it in and I fixed it. Moral of the story boys and girls if u take of a short connector to attatch it.. put it back on when ur done.
Yeah I feel really stupid but i was punished with hours of trying to fix my problem.

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i am planning to upgrade to a 5.1 sytem to be more precise:-a creative inspire 5.1 m5300 speakers(it in not the normal 5300 speakers it is an m5300)

i have an asrock dual 915gl motherboard .

i am willing to find out that does my mobo has good or at least decent sound quality.

hope my choice of the speakers is also good.

A:Does my mobo has good onboard sound.

Your mohterboard has onboard Realtek AC'97 Audio. My last three motherboards have had this sound. These soundcards have decent quality sound, better than some cars and SUVs. So yes you should have decent sound quality.

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I recently guilt a puter and the mofo mobo has onboard video. I wish to add my 3d prophet card to the agp slot. I diabled the onboard video in the device manager....rebooted my system with the monitor plugged into the 3d prophet.....no video....do I need to completely uninstall the onboard? if so, will I lose video ?
ANY help woul be appreciated

A:mobo with onboard will not detect AGP slot

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If i was to buy a sound card, and i connect hdmi to graphics card and use tv to watch a blu ray, what sound would be used? Im assuming onboard is that right?


A:hdmi playback sound card or onboard?

None of the above. The sound would come from the video card when using HDMI.

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computer has two hdmi outputs and empty pcie16  .  i want to add more monitors.  can i add a video card and use the onboard hdmi outputs at the same time

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I got an HDTV with an HDMI port today. My motherboard (Asus M3N HD-HDMI) has a onboard port for HDMI. At first, my pc would not run to the TV. I looked through the BIOS and found an option called onboard GPU it was set to auto. I changed it to always enabled. I searched around and found the display control and set it towards the onboard port. But it still would not want to send the display to the TV. So after while I removed the graphic card (Geforece 6800 GT) suspecting that was the problem. I did not want to remove it because I still play pc games. After removing the card the port started to work. I want to know is there a way for the display go to the onboard port while still having the graphic card installed and use it for my games and still route it to the port. Also what would be the best settings for the TV? I installed the drivers for the motherboard but the display isn't all the great. If all else fails I can always use the TV for my xbox 360
Thanks in advance!

System specs
Windows XP 64 bit
3.2 AMD Dual core
no graphic card
two hard drives

A:Onboard HDMI port inconflict of graphics card

The HDMI onboard must also be connected to the onboard Video circuitry as well.
By plugging in the addon (Geforece 6800 GT) Asus Motherboard setup has concluded that you do not require the onboard Video (anything) and turned it off automatically (and you cannot change that setting)

One option would be to have a addon Video Card that also has HDMI on it.
Or purchase a PCI HDMI compatible card.

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hi all,

I have a network at home of roughly 4-6 pc's and when i plug in the network to my pc on my onboard Network "A8N-SLI Premium mobo" it connectes and reconnects.

the mobo has Two network ports on it and on both it does the same thing. my Switch isnt gigabit speed but my PC is 10/1000. all the other pc's on my network are all normal 10/100.

i had placed in a PCI 10/100 network card and that works fine...

can anyone help?

A:Asus Mobo - Onboard network connecting and reconnecting


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Hi guys... having a problem with my Intel D865GBFL motherboard. I had to reformat and when I tried to set up a new netwrok to connect to the internet and stuff it said i had a problem with my ethernet drivers. I can't seem to find the drivers I need. I went to Intel's site (HORRIBLY mapped) and downloaded the Intel D865GBF motherboard driver but that didn't seem to work. Any ideas?

A:Intel D865GBFL (mobo) onboard ethernet problem

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Our computer at work was reformatted (to remove WinMe & install win 98) I went to Trigems site and cannot find a video driver...Belarc says the mobo is Trigem...model Cognac

A:{RESOLVED}Help! only 16 colors...Trigem mobo/w onboard video?

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Hey there,

I have a problem I've been trying to fix for some weeks now: no audio.

I have an ASUS P4P800 motherboard with onboard audio, according to AIDA:
Analog Devices AD1985 @ Intel 82801EB ICH5 - AC'97 Audio Controller [A-2/A-3] PCI

I've downloaded and installed the latest AC'97 drivers, no fix. Device management says everything is installed correctly, the soundcard is shown as 'Realtek AC'97 Audio'.

For the record:
- Sound is not muted
- Onboard audio is turned on in BIOS
- MOBO jumpers are set correctly
- Headphones don't work neither
- I've tried manually installing the drivers, still nothing

What else can I try?

A:No audio, (AC97, onboard soundcard ASUS mobo)

By the way, I've searched this nice forum very thoroughly, but none of the solutions proposed in other, similar, topics, worked for me.

Hope someone can help me out

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Hi there

Having played with vmware's Hypervisor ESXi and got a "rubbish" hardware server working -- mainly as a POC (Proof of Concept) I want to go further and build a PROPER server obviously as cheap as possible.

I'd like to start with a MOBO that has MINIMAL onboard rubbish -- don't need SOUND / LAN or even a VIDEO card onboard - although Video on a server isn't a big issue.

I do want at least 4 slots for memory -- most Mobos I've seens come with only 2 slots which give me 8GB RAM at the most (2 * 4 GB modules) plus at least 3 or 4 PCI slots. I really would like to have as much as 32 GB RAM potentially available -- not initially but upgradeable.

Ideally Mobo should be based on the INTEL chipset and possibly support for DUAL CPU's -- although initially I'd start with only one (a QUAD processor).

Need enough PCI slots -- at least enough for 2 NIC's, NAS and RAID storage controllers.

Mobo should be also capable of "PCI Passthrough" allowing for example a PCI soundcard to be attached to a Virtual machine running on the server.


A:Good Mobo for server WITHOUT load of onboard junk

You will want onboard video, else you end up putting a video card into the box and using up a slot. As far as LAN goes, if you can find an Intel board, or one with the right Broadcom NIC's, the onboard NIC may also work just fine with ESXi. Then you can combine them with stand alone NIC's to have dedicated NIC's for everything. 1 for management, 1 for VM's, 1 or 2 for ISCSI uplinks to a SAN, etc.

I'm not sure you will benefit from a dual CPU setup. Almost without question, you are going to run out of I/O bandwidth to the hard drives on a commodity motherboard or memory before you need the second CPU. Plus, if you buy 1 CPU today and 2 years later want to buy a second CPU, you may find it hard to find or expensive to purchase (since supply will be low a few years down the road).

If you can swing it, your best bet would be to put together a storage device to house your datastores. In a home environment, where fibre channel is cost prohibitive, you will be almost exclusively running ISCSI. There are some free Linux distros out there which are well known for setting this stuff up easily. FreeNAS is one of them, and OpenFiler (the one I use) is another. With this box running the datastores, it's unnecessary to really put any significant drive storage space on the ESXi box at all. By having the data residing on the SAN, you have the ability to connect multiple ESXi hosts and see the shared data.

This might be getting more involved than you want at this point. ... Read more

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I'm trying to resolve an issue with the onboard sound device for my ASUS P5GPL-X motherboard not working. Here's the message that I sent to their tech support:

The sound device built into the motherboard won't work. Windows is recognizing it only as a "PCI Device" but has no driver. When I run the SoundMAX ADI1986A Audio Driver software on the install disc, it returns an error ("The audio files do not support your computer hardware"). I called yesterday and was advised to reinstall Windows. I did that, no improvement. This is a new install on a new PC, so it seems unlikely that old drivers are the problem.Click to expand...

Their (unhelpful) response:

All the drivers on the support cd will work for your motherboard. If it will not allow you to install the driver, then this has to be because it's conflicting with other devices. If you show pci device in device manager, that indicates that the driver has not been installed. When you first setup this system, you have to limit the system down to the bare minimum components. Videocard, memory, processor, 1 hard drive, 1 cdrom, and fl! oppy. Format and reinstall windows. Once windows is installed, then you have to install the support cd that came with the motherboard, and install all the drivers on the cd in the order that they're listed. Videocard drivers would be installed last. Once doing that, you should be able to look in device manager, ... Read more

A:Onboard sound for Asus P5GPL-X Mobo not working

WHen you reinstalled windows did you install your motherboard drivers before trying to install the sound drivers?

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I have two set of 5pin header for front panel USB connector. The front panel female connector is properly documented. Howver, my K7VMA mobo just specifies pin #1 in the manual. No pin layout. I searched ECS website in Taiwan and USA. No help. Contacted their tech support. Nobody there gives a damn.

I tried to match up pin #1:VCC with the connector. USB device does not function. I flipped the connected otherway around. Still no luck.

I would really appreciate if somebody has the pin layout for K7VMA mobo.

Thanks, in advance.

A:[SOLVED] Pin layout for onboard USB 5 pin header for K7VMA mobo.

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TBH I'd be happy with sound from both HDMI and VIA onboard.

PC to HDtv via HDMI.

HDMI sound always overrides onboard VIA sound (v10_1200a)

If I want to use onboard, Device Manager: I have to uninstall VIA High Definition Audio then Scan for Hardware Changes, viola.

Reboot, must repeat process

Tried this, and killed all sound:
You can disable them by editing two registry keys.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\servic es\HDAudBus\Start=4

This value disables the High Definition Audio Controller in the device

manager > system devices, it needs to be disabled.


\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\servic es\HdAudAddService\Start=4

This value

disables the High Definition Audio Device/ATI HDMI Audio Device. You

don't have to uninstall the devices first and this will also free up

an IRQ. After a reboot the devices will show a yellow exclamation

point but you can ignore that.

Thanks in advance

A:ati7790 hdmi audio override VIA onboard unless uninstall/reinstall VIA

All you have to do if you want to use the PC Audio is go to the Sound Panel/Playback section and change the Default Playback device from the HDMI to "Speakers" (PC audio).

However, you can't have both at the same time. Windows limits you to only one default audio playback device at a time.

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Hi everyone,

A few days ago I replaced my cpu, motherboard and hdds on my system.

OLD System (main components)
Case: Antec 902 v3
Cpu: i7 950
Mobo: Asus p6x58d-e
RAM: corsair vengence 4gb x 3
GPU: Zotac GTX 660
Boot drive: Intel 40gb ssd (Win 7)
HDD: WD 1TB (black)

New System (main components)
Case: Antec 902 v3
Cpu: i7 4790k
Mobo: Gigabyte z97x - ud3h-bk
RAM: corsair vengence 4gb x 3
GPU: Zotac GTX 660
Boot drive: Samsumg evo 500gb ssd (Win 7)
HDD: WD 3TB (black)

I was able to clone the ssd and hdd (samsung migration for ssd and Easeus todo backup for hdd). Initally I had some driver conflict when I booted up the computer on the new mobo.
I managed to uninstall all the old drivers and then used the driver cd to install the mobo drivers and even updated all of them to the latest version. I

The conflict I'm still having is with the back panel audio for the onboard sound. I get very low volume and and crackling at certain frequencies (tried on both my generic creative speaker and Audio technical headphones). When I'm plugging in the speaker into the green port and have it plugged in half way or accidentally touch the jack to the I/o plate I get really strong/loud static noise.

Here is the list of solution that I tried with no success:

Updated the Realtek HD Audio Manager app (I.e the one installed from the driver cd) to the latest one
Used DPC latency checker and it is showing all greens (didn't test it for more than a minute though..should I be doing som... Read more

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My mobo has HDMI on it, and I was wondering would I be able to plug in my 360 or ps3 into it and get an image out of the screen, or is it only for pluging in a monitor?

A:Mobo HDMI?

It is a video output not an input... The PS3 and 360 have video out for connecting a TV or monitor... So does the computer

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Hello all,

I've built a PC using an Asus P5G41T-M mobo w/ an HDMI connector. I'm currently using an nVidia GT220 hooked to a Dell monitor at 1920x1080 (VGA). I can't seem to get the PC to recognize the HDMI port. The manual is pretty slim and only mentions that an HDMI port exists. On the Asus web site (after filling out lots of extraneous info) I was able to register and check out their 'support' forum. Not much help there. There was a small article about the HDMI working only if there was nothing plugged into the (onboard) VGA or DVI. I'm not using any onboard video, I'm using the nVidia. Is there some setting in Win7 that I need to check? I generally use Linux, but this is a PC I will be using for video editing (converting old VHS tapes to DVD).


A:HDMI not recognized on Asus mobo

wftomlin, welcome to the Seven Forums.

There is nothing you can do in Windows (or Linux for that matter) to get around what you are trying to do, it is entirely a hardware/bios issue. Not sure what is in the paper manual but the PDF version from here,

ASUSTeK Computer Inc. - Motherboards- ASUS P5G41T-M

has enough to go on for the most part. The problem is that in a lot of cases the onboard video gets disabled when a video card is detected, and usually not much that can be done about it. In the case of your motherboard it may be possible if you go into the bios to the Chipset section and set the "Initiate Graphic Adapter" to [PEG/IGD],

No promises but that should allow for the onboard video to be used at the same time as the video card.

P.S. Does your GT 200 not have a HDMI port as well? If it does and you only have one monitor connected to the card, you can use it instead of trying to get the one for the onboard video to work.

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Hello fellow techspot users. :haha:
I need some recommendation from users from have some backbone knowledge or experience about this kind of related question.

I am looking for a motherboard (perfer possibly with a integrated HDMI) that can handle a payload for my

AMD Athlon(tm) 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 6400+ that feeds off 125watts.
I also got a few sticks of 1GB 800mhz 6400 RAM.
9600GT graphics card.

I am Also looking for a **quiet** and good brand Power Supply Unit.

nothing too exaggerated or/and expensive.
but you can list your thoughts and opinions/product/brand names please.
Thank you everyone.

A:Recommendations on HDMI-capable Mobo, PSU

Consider Seasonic, FSP Group, Corsair, OCZ, and PC Power and Cooling among your power supply choices.
Do some reading on Gigabyte, MSI, and ASUS boards.... Look at reviews at such sites as Newegg.com, Toms Hardware, and others you will find with a Google search. Do searches here on TechSpot for the boards you find mentioned, as there are some good discussions already posted on good AMD boards.
By having already chosen your graphics card and memory, it is more difficult to post model numbers without doing the research ourselves... and you will benefit from what you learn from the work already done by others.

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By this I mean I want to use the HDMI on my board, but I want the graphics card to still be running compared to the board trying to process graphics.

I.E - Plug HDMI into mobo slot, turn computer on, open up Modern Warfare 2, runs smooth because graphics card is handling game --- is it possible?

A:Is it possible to use my mobo HDMI while using the graphics card?

From my understanding, you can only use one (mobo) or the other (graphics card), but not both.
No mixing of the connections is supported.

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Hi Everyone,

This is a strange and baffling problem. I’m not a complete novice and spent a lot time and tried many different things trying to solve it on my own, but nothing worked. Please bear with me as I’ll do my best to describe the situation.

Some time ago, I decided to build a budget pc to serve mainly as an HTPC of sorts. The idea was to spend the bare minimum initially and then upgrade the system as I go along. I therefore opted for a mobo that has (what I thought was) decent onboard graphics and HDMI output (ASUS M4A78LT-M) so that I could hook it up directly to my TV (Toshiba Regsa). As I mostly work on my laptop, I don’t have a computer screen (and no real reason to buy one).

Here are the system’s specs:
Mobo: ASUS M4A78LT-M
Processor: AMD Athlon II X2 250 3.0Ghz
CPU cooler: Stock
RAM: 4GB (2 X Crucial DDR3 PC3-10600; 3.25GB usable)
HDD: Western Digital Caviar 500GB
ODD: Pioneer DVR-A18LBK</SPAN>
OS: Windows 7 Professional (32bit, SP1)
From the start the video outputs gave me a headache. Working with the VGA connection, I was trying to install Windows XP on the machine, but the screen kept going blank after POST and giving the onscreen message &#8220;&#8220;unsupported video format&#8221;. I almost gave up thinking it was a compatibility issue with my TV or that the modo was DOA, but then I tried to install Windows 7 and suddenly everything worked fine. After installing the OS, I updated the bios to t... Read more

A:Problem with HDMI connection in ASUS mobo

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Gday guys, just bought a new desktop pc,its a 2011 socket AMD X99-E. im using a Core i7 - 6800k LGA 2011 cpu, gtx 1060 gpu, CX600 psu, I havent successfully booted the PC yet so i havent installed an OS, because the 2011 socket mobos are designed for gaming they have no onboard input for display, which is the first thing i would have tried. Currently i have already tried hooking the HDMI and the DVI to two different GPUs , with no luck. The HDMI is just not recognizing at all!. None of the Leds for vga, dimm, cpu or Boot or showing on the motherboard which is good. If anyone could shed any light on this , it would be much appreciated. Also i should add all components are successfully getting power draw when i turn the system on.

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Getting frustrated - help please. Every time I try to use an LCD TV (using mobo HDMI-out to TV HDMI-in) it results in a BSOD with STOP 0x16?telling me that the igdkmd64 did not recover. Usually before the BSOD I get something like "Display driver igdkmd64.sys stopped responding and has recovered" several times, and them?KABOOM.
The system works fine with a VGA monitor without the HDMI attached.

This is a clean Win 7x64 (Home Premium) install on a minimal new build:
ASUS P8H67 B3 (Realtec HD Audio, and Realtec Gbit Network);
i7 2600K with Intel HD3000 on processor graphics
4 Gb RAM (2x 2Gb) DDR3 1333
HD - Crucial C300 128Gb SSD AHCPI.
Supposedly (?) I have the newest HW drivers

The culprit TV?s are an older Olevia 42"-1080i, and a newer 26" VIZIO 1080p. Both are HDCP compliant, and both work fine with HDMI from a DVD, A/V Receiver or cable box.

So far I have tried swapping HDMI cables, tried using a DVI-out to HDMI adapter (TVs don't have DVI ports) ? same result. Tried removing one memory stick (leaving only 2Gb on a single slot) same problem. Also tried with various BIOS settings -- no help. The same things happens if I booth in Safe Mode with networking, but not in Safe Mode. So, I disabled the network drivers and devices, and rebooted normally --but didn't help, same BSOD.

Have been searching the web and forums, but nothing seems to be helping.

Any suggestions are much appreciated!

A:Problem with HDMI TV to ASUS P8H67 Mobo w/I7 HD Graphics

Yikes- I just built my HTPC last night w/ a VGA LCD monitor, hooked it up to an older 768p tv tonight (it has HDCP) via HDMI and I'm getting the exact same blue-screen as you. I'll get the Windows boot graphics, and then no graphics after that on my TV. If I hook up both the TV and the LCD via VGA at the same time, the LCD blinks on and off and on and off, but no picture on either device.

BTW- I've got an ASUS P8H67 EVO board (B3 rev) with a Core i3-2100t.

If you find out what's going on, please post here! I was going to try the DVI->HDMI cable tomorrow- I'm not happy to hear that you've already tried that and it didn't work for you. I was thinking the HTPC doesn't like my old 768p TV and I thought I'd use DVI and separate audio until I get a newer 1080p TV later in the year...

I've got a smaller 1080p TV. I'll try that tomorrow. I did try two different HDMI cables tonight.

Good luck- and again, please post back here if you find a solution- I'll do the same!

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I'm having problems with my sound on my computer. I had downloaded the latest drivers from the via web site and everything was going fine. I have made no changes to the computer except for installing The Sims and everything was working fine. Now the problem is that I get some sound but not all. Best description is "choppy". It happens w/ sound efects and music files. The only thing I have not tried is playing an audio cd. Of course I removed the sound device. Now this is the strange part. I run the driver install that I downloaded and I get a message on the computer that says the via chipset has not been enabled in the bios. This is incorrect. The chipset is enabled. The onboard sound is enabled. So, after removing the sound device from device mgr I reboot the computer. The comuputer recognizes a pci communications device and locates and installs the drivers for it. Wow! Imagin that. Of course I get the same problem. Any suggestions? Need more info? let me know.Thanks.

A:sound choppy. elements mobo, via chipset, onboard sound

I'm guessing an IRQ conflict. Any devices fighting for the same IRQ?

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Firstly thanks for the forums and support, I've used this forum before searching problems, finding solutions. But alas, this is the first time I've not been able to rectify my issue after searching on the forums.

My Spec:
AMD Phenom Quad core
Asus m4a79 deluxe
2GB ddr2 Corsair Dominator RAM
nVidia GFX card
Windows 7

There is no sound coming from my computer. There once was sound, but the computer was dormant for 6 months and I replaced the Power Supply, and now there is no sound. I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling/updating all drivers. I've tried configuring my audio devices (Currently there are 4 listed: Speakers, RealTex HD Audio 2nd Output, Digital Output(RCA+ Optical) and RealTek Digital Output).

When I play sound, levels are shown going up and down, indicating that the audio devices are aware of the sound, but no matter what speakers I plug in I still don't get sound. I've tried 3 different outputs, 1 of which were headphones, all of which didn't work. I have also tried accessing my PC remotely from my iPad through SplashTop, which plays the sounds from the PC, weirdly.

I don't know what to try now and would appreciate any help or input.



A:Solved: No Sound - Asus MoBo onboard sound

I'd suspect a faulty audio chipset. The hardware being recognized and the drivers installing aren't an indication that the hardware is actually functional.

With that being said, try a different version of the RealTek drivers. Try using the latest version available from Asus. If those don't work, try the latest version directly from RealTek.

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Been using a Creative X-Fi Sound Blaster Extreme Music sound card for about a few months.
Then I bought evga's 780i motherboard.
I decided to remove the sound card, and use the onboard SPDIF to my Pioneer 7.1 receiver via optical digital cable and I'm amazed.

So...what would you use and why?

A:Onboard mobo sound or dedicated sound card?

Originally Posted by grimreaper

Been using a Creative X-Fi Sound Blaster Extreme Music sound card for about a few months.
Then I bought evga's 780i motherboard.
I decided to remove the sound card, and use the onboard SPDIF to my Pioneer 7.1 receiver via optical digital cable and I'm amazed.

So...what would you use and why?

Hey Grimreaper!

Sounds like you have a killer setup for sound. (I won't say what I'm using ).

If it were me and the onboard sound system is working great, then I'd stay with the onboard system. If you change your mind in the future, you can always add the external back in.

Best of luck with your new mobo

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Just got a Asus rampage iv extreme mb and not that I have everything setup I connected it to my tv. However the HDMI audio on my 5770 is disabling my onboard audio which is realtek (ALC898).

How do I fixs this? I have tried diabling it under audio settings and disabling the driver with no luck.

A:ATI HDMI audio is disabling onboard audio

hows your video connected? I'm guessing through HDMI or you using a vga,dvi or display port instead>? Are you trying to get audio through regular speakers? I ask if your video is connected through HDMI because that could be the cause because the video and sound both go through the HDMI cord and should project sound through the tv if it's connected through the HDMI.

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So I finally have all my parts except my case. So I tried to use the "paper clip" trick to power it on. Originally I wasn't a genius and didn't plugin the atx12v, but even so is still won't output to display despite turning on. Any ideas?soryy for the mess

A:PC not outputting to display

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