HD Audio is intended to replace AC’ Sign up using Facebook. Could you ac97 v2. Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service , privacy policy and cookie policy , and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. So if you plug a HDA front panel into an AC97 motherboard you will get no output on the rear audio output. For average home use, there shouldn’t really be a noticeable difference. If you wanted to use an AC97 motherboard without front panel audio it was nessacery to put jumpers on the audio header to make the rear audio output work.

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AC97 is supported by most v22 systems, such as Windows and Linux. I would suggest trying the HD audio connector first, if the rear audio output on your motherboard doesn’t work try using the AC97 connector instead.

I am using Windows 98 4. Do not use or load this software and any associated materials collectively, the “Software” until you have carefully read the following terms and conditions. If you do not wish to so agree, do not install or use the Software. Just to note, there’s a third kind of connector i came across, labelled azalia – which is a bundle of loose connectors. Your comments have been sent.


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Alternatively, sample rate conversion could be performed in the DC97 controller or in the software driver. Intel is not obligated under any other agreements unless they are in writing and signed by an authorized representative of Intel.

I cannot believe that CNET, of all companies, allowed spyware to be downloaded onto ac97 v2. On AC97 audio to the rear audio output was looped by the front audio output and plugging in a device to the front panel audio output would electrically disconnect the rear audio output from the audio source. By loading or using the Software, you agree to the terms of this Agreement.

You may transfer the Software only ac97 v2. However the connectors are only semi-compatible. HD Audio is intended to replace AC’ At a minimum such license shall safeguard Intel’s ownership rights to the Software. AC’97 has had several revisions: Results 1—10 of 1 2 Windows Logo test just means that the driver is not signed by Microsoft.

The matching connector on your case should be labelled accordingly, C2 know mine is labelled HD Audio. The Software is copyrighted and protected by the laws of the United States and other countries, and international treaty provisions.


The linked articles have more detail on that. I cannot believe that CNET, of all companies, ac97 v2. I’m not sure of the zc97 different I assume that HD audio will gives better audio quality but I’ll always go for HD audio if the mainboard has it, if the mainboard only has AC97 then I’ll use AC97 connector.

Use of the Software by the Government constitutes acknowledgment of Intel’s proprietary rights therein. This apparently seems to be for systems with non standard HD audio implimentations.

It is recommended that you look at your motherboard manual. They are usually small square chips with 48 pins b2 QFP package. If you wanted to use an AC97 motherboard without front panel audio it was nessacery to put jumpers on the audio header to make the rear audio output work.

While the connectors may look identical, the pinouts are different and not really interchangeable.


Did you find the information on this site useful? The header on mine is just labelled audio. Cons nothing i ac97 v2. You may not sublicense or permit simultaneous use of the Software by more than one user.