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Can i use this card with my 2.1 set up?

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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16829102033

i can get this on sale and am using onboard sound atm

now i dont have a 5.1 system just 2.1 im wondering if i should just plug my speakers 3.5 jack into the headphone port and it would be fine ?

or, should i get a converter of some kind? or new speakers?

any input is appreciated!
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That will be fine but it would be better to use the RCA outputs (you'll need an RCA to 3.5mm minijack) and leave the headphone port for...headphones.
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should be fine
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That will be fine but it would be better to use the RCA outputs (you'll need an RCA to 3.5mm minijack) and leave the headphone port for...headphones.
Thanks for help i don't have any headphones cause my wife doesn't mind the sounds and likes listening to my voice chats anyway . She also hated when i got a headset cause i couldn't hear her lol. So i guess ill grab it tomorrow.
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That is pretty considerable amount to sink into a sound card and since u mentioned speakers - what are you on currently? In the chain even the best sound card/DAC won't bring much on the table if your cans/speakers aren't half decent in the 1st place hehe
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