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I was thinking of getting either of the two 2.1 speaker systems.

Klipsch Promedia GMX A-2.1
Creative I-TRIGUE L3800

For gaming I prefer headphones. Both of these systems have a "sattelite" module which has a HP jack. This would give me "front" access to hookup HPs when playing games.

My question is : is this 3.5mm jack essentially a "pass-through" or is there an amplification stage? I imagine there is a volume control circuit, but can I expect this HP jack to be closely matched to connecting the HPs directly to the output of the sound card? I really hope this is just a passive connection. I cant imagine the need for amplification (aka cruddy HP amp).
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That is an amped output, there is no problem using any headphones it uses the amp in the sub to allow you to use the volume control on the module
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