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Which spdif header panel for gaterway foxconn rs780 motherboard

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  1. Fasz Kalap New Member

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    Hello, sorry for the long post. I am extremely noob with pc's. Anyway, I would like to add optical and digital audio rca out to my pc so I can connect it to my reciever.

    Came across these two panels online, and could not google what the difference is between the two. Is one better than the other?

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/ASUS-Foxcon...042?pt=PCC_Video_TV_Cards&hash=item4152be2422

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Foxconn-Mot...&otn=5&po=LVI&ps=63&clkid=3157050715019644995

    I have a gaterway foxconn (bengal) rs780 motherboard. Here is a pic of the spdif out on the mobo. I have taken off the side panel and can see it clearly.
    http://support.gateway.com/s/MOTHERBD/Shared/4006272R/4006272Rmvr14.shtml

    And here is the computer I have.
    http://www.pricebat.us/gateway-desktop-with-amd-phenom-triple-core-processor.p_3181226/

    Thanks
     
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    there is no difference....
     
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    Thanks slyfox
     
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    the second one looks a hell of a lot better
     
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    Just make sure to check that you order the correct bracket with the 4-pin connector pinout for the MB you have.

    Pin 1 = +5V
    Pin 2 = N/C
    Pin 3 = S/PDIF
    Pin 4 = GND
     
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  6. Fasz Kalap New Member

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    I ended up ordereing both, and got them today, installed the gigabyte one. Works great, dts, dolby digital and pcm all work and sounds good.
     

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