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X-FI Titanium HD to Vali Amp setup help

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Hi everyone.
I'm using the Schiit Vali on my gaming desktop paired with a Q701 headphone. The sound is being processed by an X-FI Titanium HD sound card.

The Schiit vali has only a L/R RCA input and the sound card has a L/R RCA output and a headphone output. Should I be using the L/R jacks to the Vali's L/R jacks or should I be using the headphone jack to the vali's L/R jack? I have both wires available.

Will using one over the other affect the surround sound, such as in BF4?
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Use the RCA output, and no it won't affect CMSS3D
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Use the RCA output, and no it won't affect CMSS3D

This.

BTW nice setup. You're pretty much at the perf/$ sweet spot, where anything better would cost a ton of money without a huge jump in quality, but it's also far superior to anything cheaper. I would've gotten that exact setup if I had a bit more money.
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Use the RCA output, and no it won't affect CMSS3D

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This.

BTW nice setup. You're pretty much at the perf/$ sweet spot, where anything better would cost a ton of money without a huge jump in quality, but it's also far superior to anything cheaper. I would've gotten that exact setup if I had a bit more money.

Thank you guys! +rep to both of you.
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