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HDMI cable can support sound, but DVI cannot. If you are using a DVI-->HDMI adapter, there will be no sound. You will need to run a cable from the audio output (either optical or RCA) to your receiver or the back of your TV, and configure your TV to look for it's audio from that input rather then from the HDMI connection.

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Hey, you would need a Mini display to HDMI cable and unfortunately the sound cannot be ported through the mini display port.

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