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My computer is currently running Windows 7 Professional x64 and the computer has an nVidia GTX 260 graphics card with dual DVI output (only), which is hooked up to my dual monitors.

I just recently bought a television has supports HDMI in and would like to watch movies that currently reside on my hard drive.

Would it be possible to have both this card and my GTX 260 installed at the same time (in non-SLI obviously) and switch between them for the purposes of watching movies on my TV?
If so, is this something I have to set up within Windows, or is this something I have to setup through the BIOS (set the default PCI bus to have a primary/secondary output and switch between them?).
If not, what are some of the ways to get a high definition signal from my computer, which only supports DVI out, to my TV? Am I out of luck?

EDIT: I forgot to mention. I do not have a speaker system (only headphones) so I need to send audio as well as video. Is a simple HDMI->DVI converter enough to do this? I thought DVI does not transport audio as well.

Thanks for your help!

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DVI-D and HDMI have the same video signaling. Get yourself a cheap adapter and use that.

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I've updated my original question. I need to send audio as well. Sorry for the confusion. –  Nick Presta Dec 15 '10 at 0:06
    
There are DVI+audio-to-HDMI adapters as well, but they're more expensive and require digital audio. –  Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Dec 15 '10 at 3:03
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