In AC’97, pins 2 and 4 are audio ground, but pin 4 is often disconnected. List of digital television deployments by country. I’m currently setting up a older system in a new case i’ll be upgrading it in stages, and the old parts then go back into the old case ;p , and i’m having a bit of confusion over which cable to use, and what the difference is. Log in or Sign up. For average home use, there shouldn’t really be a noticeable difference.

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Wikimedia Commons has media related to AC’ When a headphone is plugged into the front panel jack, the audio signal goes to the headphones; the return pins are disconnected, so no audio signal goes to the speakers.

Benchmarking Software and Discussion Overclock. When uda plug is inserted, the stereo signals contact the respective channels on the plug and are disconnected from the jack’s return pins. I will go back into BIOS and reset it.

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In the HDA design, when the plug is not inserted, the codec sends the audio directly to the speakers the audio does not go out to the front panel and then loop back to the speakers. The HD Audio design is clearly better in this regard.

Sign up using Facebook. Operating System Lubuntu Computer motherboards often provide a connector to bring microphone and headphone signals to the computer’s front panel acc97 standard color jack.


HDA or AC97

Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. There are loops of wire on the AC97 connectors which will make the rear output work but it won’t be switched by the front panel connectors like it would be with a proper AC97 front panel. The pins that were previously used to loop back audio from the front are repurposed as connector-detect pins. They both appear to have the same kind of connector right down to the ‘key’ – the space where there’s no pin and its filled upapparently the same colour codes at close inspection and so on.

Incase your case only has HD connector but your board only has AC This site uses cookies.

Intel High Definition Audio

Misinformation is just like real information ac977 wrong The cable looks somewhat like thiswith the AC 97 connector attached to the HD audio connector. Likewise, some modern enclosures have both an “AC’97” and an “HDA” plug at the end of the front-panel audio cable.

On some motherboards it may be possible to disable hfa plug-in detection so they can work better though still not perfectly with an AC97 front panel. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. I would suggest trying the HD audio connector first, if the rear audio output on your motherboard doesn’t work try using the AC97 connector instead.


An AC’97 dongle returns audio on pins 6 and 10 rather than a digital wc97 sensing signals. But the fidelity of what you actually hear coming out of your speakers depends on a whole host of other things. Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

Log in or Sign up. Do you already have an account? The more often the 1s and 0s are generated sample rate the better the match to the original analogue sound The greater number hva 1s and 0s in each sample bit depth the better the match to the original analogue sound.

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The zc97 on mine is just labelled audio. If more specific information is needed, i’ve put the motherboard from a dell into a cosair graphite T, just to test the case pending the rest of my hardware.

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Dell Optiplex SFF 3 items. The specification covers two types of component, and the “AC-link” digital interface between them:. Quote af97 in reply? Retrieved 14 January