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Solder HDMI in FM2A58M-VG3+

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Topic: Solder HDMI in FM2A58M-VG3+
Posted By: fernando000000
Subject: Solder HDMI in FM2A58M-VG3+
Date Posted: 14 Jul 2015 at 11:58am
┬┐Solder HDMI or DVI in FM2A58M-VG3+ is possible?


Posted By: parsec
Date Posted: 15 Jul 2015 at 1:31am
I see that your board seems to have a place for a DVI connector on the IO panel. But I don't know if the digital signal would be sent to the DVI connector.

There may be more needed than just soldering a DVI connector to the board to get it to work.

Posted By: wardog
Date Posted: 15 Jul 2015 at 5:44pm
Pertaining to HDMI:

Short answer, no.
Doing so would require knowledge of the A58M's pinouts and first rate soldering skills.

Long answer, no.
Not for a novice to perform. Costly if a shop performed this modification.

More cost effective and less time consuming to simply replace the motherboard with one that accommodates what your requirements are now

Posted By: Xaltar
Date Posted: 15 Jul 2015 at 5:56pm
I am afraid I have to agree with Parsec and Wardog here. There is no way to know what additional components would be required aside from the port itself, the monitor feeds back voltage to the motherboard so I would be willing to bet there will be need for resistors and such. As Wardog said, you will likely find it cheaper to just upgrade the board or get a cheap discrete GPU.

Posted By: wardog
Date Posted: 16 Jul 2015 at 10:41am
Xaltar, for mentioning the/any missing components required for functionality.

That completely skipped my mind at that moment I posted.

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