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Hannspree SE40LMNB 40in Super Slim EDGE LED TV FULL HD

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Need a new TV for:
- Skyplayer/Iplayer/youtube etc from PC
- Blueray player from PC
- Normal terestrial channels

This is what I am thinking:
http://www.ebuyer.com/341756-hannspree-se40lmnb-40in-super-slim-edge-led-tv-full-hd-se40lmnb

For the money it does not seem bad. Techradar gave an alright review:
http://www.techradar.com/reviews/audio-visual/televisions/plasma-and-lcd-tvs/hannspree-se40lmnb-1055543/review?artc_pg=6

No Freeview HD tuner doesn't bother me got skyplayer etc.

Questions:
- Can I do the above with DVI (PC ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics card) to HDMI (TV) cable and get sound i.e just DVI to HDMI?
- Any recommendations for something else in this price range (£300-400) or is this the best bet?
- Is it such a bad thing not to have MKV support. Is Google Chrome MKV support any good?
- Long-winded USB recording feature (techradar). I wonder maybe I could record terestrial channels using my PC linked by HDMI?


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>Can I do the above with DVI (PC ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics card) to HDMI (TV) cable and get sound i.e just DVI to HDMI?

No, you must connect audio to HDMI somewhere if you expect HDMI into the TV to have sound.

>Any recommendations for something else in this price range (£300-400) or is this the best bet?

I recently purchased a Westinghouse 42" LED TV for $400.  The speakers were not that great, but I was using an external sound system.  The picture was very good.

>Is it such a bad thing not to have MKV support

I can't say; I don't use anything that requires it.

> Long-winded USB recording feature (techradar). I wonder maybe I could record terestrial channels using my PC linked by HDMI?

No one has an HDMI capture card that I know of except Black Magic, which means you will have to buy one of their Intensity products: http://www.blackmagic-design.com/products/intensity/
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