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Where should i plug my headphones to get the best sound?

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The sound card or my speakers?

and note that neither my sound card or my speakers are great quality
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P4 Northwood HT 2.8 Asus P4P800 AGP Asus FX5600 2x512 Kingston value 
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1x120 seagate Windows XP Home Dell 2005WFP Apple Keyboard 
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Generic 300w PSU Logitech G5 
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It depends on what type of headphones you have, stereo or 5.1
I had to use the 5.1 speaker config to get mine to work correctly.... ie 5.1 Zalman
There should be a speaker config utility which will tell you what color ports to use for your config.
    
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