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FirePro v4900 HD Audio support

Question asked by sambul38 on Jun 24, 2015
Latest reply on Jul 11, 2015 by sambul38

Many Radeon Cards support HD Audio output via DVI port by using DVI-to-HDMI Adapter, in particular models ATI 6140063500G or Wieson 8246.


1. HD Audio via DVI


I wonder if FirePro v4900 also supports such HD audio output, and the same adapter can be used with it to output HD Audio to an HDTV via HDMI cable? Can you give a link to any spec, manual, or AMD support article explaining that? If such HD Audio output via DVI-to-HDMI adapter is not supported, pls inform how to output HD Audio via FirePro v4900 DVI port? I read posts on other forums saying its possible, but want to find out what DVI adapter models can do that?


2. HD Audio via DisplayPort


I read that HD Audio can also be output via DisplayPort-to-HDMI passive adapter, but only for maximum 2 displays simultaneously - is that right? Or based on Windows Sound processing, Audio can only output to one display, selected as Main in Windows Displays? Amazingly, no such details are given in FirePro v4900 User Manual.


3. HD Audio and AMD Eyefinity


Does AMD Eyefinity technology support multiple simultaneous audio outputs? Should it be the same audio source for all displays, or can be different audio sources for each? Can each of 3 displays hooked to 4900 show a separate video source playback, or all of them can only show adjacent parts of the same source playback?