Use headset with soundcard

By princeton
Aug 24, 2010
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  1. Hi,

    I recently got a new sound card. Just some low end creative X-FI card. Anyways this renders my cases front jacks useless. So I decided to buy some new speakers.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16836121006

    When I want to use headphones I simply plug it into the speakers directly. I then decided I should get a headset for gaming. But my problem is because I have to connect through the speaker system I wont be able to use the mic. Would it be better to opt for a desktop microphone or is there some sort of work around?
  2. princeton

    princeton TechSpot Addict Topic Starter Posts: 1,716

    Ok I figured out you need to take the front jack cable and plug it into the sound card. But when I plug in my headphones to the front of my PC no sound comes out. The drivers recognize the headphones are there. But no sound. Anyone got any ideas?


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