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Gigabyte P67-A UD4 B3 HD Audio Connection

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Hi i've got a few issues about connections from the front panel on my HAF X case to the motherboard.
At the moment I've swapped out the USB3 slots in the front for USB2 slots as fitting USB3 slots to front required cables to go outside case to external connections.
I've connected the e-SATA connection into a SATA connection on the motherboard.
Theres a 1394 connection for networking of some sort but the P67-UD4 doesn't support that apparently.
Another two USB2 slots connected in.
And finally the bit thats confusing me, Theres two audio connections, a headphone input and a headphone output, but the cable coming out of this seperates into two, one labelled as HD Audio and the other some Realtek thing.
Heres the thing, does connecting the HD audio connection thing into the F_Audio connection on the motherboard support both of the front panel slots? and do I need to do anything with the Realtek connection which comes of the HD Audio connection?

EDIT : The Realtek Connection which is hanging of the HD audio connection says AC'97 on it lol
Edited by mike12345567 - 5/1/11 at 7:59am
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Just connect the HD audio instead of the realtek one, you'll not experience any problems.
 
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Ignore the AC'97 connector. It's just a legacy audio connection, and meant for older boards that might not support the Realtek HD audio. I have the same board, and didn't bother with either connector, because I have a sound card, and not using any of my case's integrated audio connections in any way. It was just a cord I hid during cable management. If you don't have a sound card, then plug the 'HD Audio' header in. And even then, if you don't plan on using your case's front panel audio inputs, then it's pointless plugging it in altogether. Up to you though.
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Thank you very much for the replies, I thought it might be something like that so I just cable tied the AC'97 well hidden away biggrin.gif
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