There are loops of wire on the AC97 connectors which will make the rear output work but it won’t be switched by the front panel connectors like it would be with a proper AC97 front panel. Super User works best with JavaScript enabled. Post as a guest Name. Apr 7, at That’ll be a good bit more expensive than a PCI card with comparable performance, but then mobile computing has never been exactly cheap. The cable looks somewhat like this , with the AC 97 connector attached to the HD audio connector. In short, Azalia is one of many references to high definition audio.

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It is recommended that you look at your motherboard manual.

However the connectors are only semi-compatible. Bump, I really need wzalia answers guys! Yes, my password is: I hope someone can help me with something i’ve been wondering about.

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AC97 or Azalia/Intel High definition Audio support viable?

They also have schemantics on pages 20 and 25 if you azaila. So if you plug a Ac9 front panel into an AC97 motherboard you will get no output on the rear audio output. This page was last edited on 13 Octoberat Is it possible to achieve bit for bit quality sound quality with a AC 97 codec or Azalia Inte’s new high definition audio?


Remove Advertisements Sponsored Links. The header on mine is just labelled audio.

If memory serves, Azalia is the standard used now by SoundMax onboard codecs. Apr 21, at 2: That’ll be a good bit more expensive than a PCI card with comparable performance, but then mobile computing has never been exactly cheap.

Just to note, there’s a third kind of connector azaliw came across, labelled azalia – which is a bundle of loose connectors.

Originally Posted by bat HD Audio is intended to replace AC’ AC97 is a zzalia chip?? Hi Maybe I’m not the right person to answer, because I’m not too sure of this: Most AC97 sound solutions, however, were optimized for low cost and space consumption, and that’s what they sound like. BTW thanks for quick respons Retrieved from ” https: CSbut nowadays AC97 codecs are cheap stuff from Realtek etc.

Even though the actual audio hardware is HD Audio, it will allow using the AC’97 front panel that way. Consequently, an HDA motherboard would not detect the presence of an AC’97 dongle with a disconnected pin 4. Microsoft Windows XP Professional. Intel High Definition Audio also called HD Audio or development codename Azalia is a specification for the audio sub-system of personal computers. This is an Intel chipset.


Front panel audio design in conjunction with motherboard audio header design is dependant upon the type of audio CODEC being used on the motherboard.

Azalia/ac97 ???

The correct one to use depends on your case. Adding this as a azalai in case someone comes across it. I repeat, this is what I understood of my poor investigation from the day I had the same doubt as you, but I can’t promise all it’s true.

Originally Posted by alexxx. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Consequently, a loud audio passage may make the HDA motherboard with AC’97 dongle believe that headphones and microphones are being plugged and unplugged hundreds of times per second.