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(SPDIF)GPU to Mobo, 3 pins?

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    (SPDIF)GPU to Mobo, 3 pins?

    I have a 9800gt and I wanted to use the HDMI on the GPU to output video and audio at the same time so after some searching, I need to connect the GPU to the SPDIF port on the Mobo. The problem is, there are 3 pins on the SPDIF on the motherboard and only 2 pins on the cable supplied with the GPU. My motherboard is an ECS 6100pm and as you can see here, the SPDIF output has 3 pins. Which pins do I connect to?

    What I can see on the motherboard is something like this Pin1 - Pin 2 - (no pin) - Pin 3

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    Re: (SPDIF)GPU to Mobo, 3 pins?

    The manual to your motherboard ECS Web Site

    Look at page 23

    pin 1 SPDIF digital output
    pin 2 5v analog Power
    pin 3 Key (no pin)
    pin 4 Ground

    Update your system spec as it does not match your graphics card, I also need to know the manafacturer of your graphics card.

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    Re: (SPDIF)GPU to Mobo, 3 pins?

    There, updated. I have yet to try it but I think Pin 1 and 4 sounds about right. thanks!

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