Closed Component or Jack? Tags: Sound Cards Computer Components Last response: September 8, 2010 2:50 PM in Components Share Computerrock1 September 6, 2010 7:33:14 PM I finally have a amplifier, and have the choice of connecting it through my computer via jack or component jacks. Which one presents higher quality? More about : component jack astrallite September 7, 2010 1:19:01 AM Component is a video output. Can you provide a picture of what you mean by the two different "jacks?" Score 0 damasvara September 7, 2010 12:09:02 PM Agreed. Pictures please... Score 0 Related resources Mini jack to 3 RCA component video cable - Forum How can you tell if the component video out jacks on a dvd player are working - Forum Front Audio Jack Distroted - Forum How to enable sound through an HDMI jack and headphones - Forum question about 1/4 audio jack vs 1/8 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Best solution gamerk316 September 7, 2010 1:05:37 PM I think he means AC97 (the 3.5mm computer audio outputs) and RCA (analog audio outputs). In either case, they pass the same analog signal; the only difference being the PC standard carries two speaker channels per connection. Share Computerrock1 September 7, 2010 10:36:10 PM ^That's what I meant, sorry for the confusion Score 0 Computerrock1 September 7, 2010 10:36:19 PM Best answer selected by Computerrock1. Score 0 astrallite September 8, 2010 8:26:57 AM Well a soundcard with RCA outputs is pretty rare, so it seems an unlikely first assumption to think that was an option he could use. Score 0 gamerk316 September 8, 2010 12:14:06 PM ^^ A few high end cards use RCA over AC97. Its easy enough to convert back and forth, so thats really not a significant barrier in any case. Score 0 Mousemonkey September 8, 2010 2:50:41 PM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey Score 0 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedLaptop dc jack Forum Solvedif an adapter is just plugged into a wall jack is it using power? the green light is on Forum SolvedJack on laptop charger contact me, is it normal ? Forum SolvedI just bought a new headset with a single audio/mic cord, and my laptop only has one audio/mic combo jack, but mic doesnt work Forum Solvedmy headphones wont work in front end audio jack Forum Solvedheadset wont work in front end audio jack Forum Solved3.5 mm microphone jack not working on windows 8.1 Forum Solvedjack extension confusion Forum Solvedmy rear audio jack has very low sound Forum SolvedFront audio jack isnt working Forum SolvedDisplay with socket for 3.5mm audio jack Forum SolvedHow cna I make the headphones jack work in my Razer blackwidow ? Forum SolvedPhone jack to seperate mic and sound jack Forum SolvedHeadphone/Mic jack not working on IO panel. Forum SolvedASUS G550JK combo-jack and Turtle Beach X12s (Splitter question) Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !