I need some help with plugging the wires to the pins on the motherboard. I have got no idea which wires I should plug to the pins as I am not really sure where the wires goes.

Here is the wires I have got:

Ear R+
Ear R-
Ear Gnd
Mic Gnd
Ear L-
Mic Data
Mic L+

Here is the front audio headeder:


I guess that this is where I should plug the wires to the pins but I am not really sure:

|               Ear & Mic connection         |
| M/B layout ASROCK     |    Case layout     |
| 1 | GND               | MIC GND            |
| 2 | MIC2_L            | MIC L+             | 
| 3 | PRESTENCE#        | NO PIN             |
| 4 | MIC2_R            | MIC R+             | 
| 5 | OUT2_R            | MIC R-             | 
| 6 | MIC_RET           | NO PIN             | 
| 7 | J_SENSE           | NO PIN             |
| 8 | OUT2_L            | MIC L-             |
| 9 | OUT_RET           | NO PIN             |

If I am wrong please let me know and which wires I should plug to the correct pins.

The name of the motherboard I have got is: ASRock 980DE3/U3S3 Rev2.0 AM3+ AMD Motherboard.

  • Most cases come with a front panel plug that already fits the pins on the motherboard. – RalfFriedl Sep 9 '18 at 14:02
  • @RalfFriedl Yeah i know but my case are old so it doesn't come with it when I bought a new motherboard. So in my question have I got it right when I point out of what wires goes to what pins on the motherboard? – Robert Jones Sep 9 '18 at 14:04
  • I never had to connect the single wires myself, but I don't think you can damage something in this case by guessing wrong. – RalfFriedl Sep 9 '18 at 14:21
  • @RalfFriedl Oh right so is it possible if you can help me to find which wires goes to which pins for me to plug in? – Robert Jones Sep 9 '18 at 14:28
  • If you have an older case, it might use AC97. They are mostly compatible, see superuser.com/questions/378082/… – RalfFriedl Sep 9 '18 at 14:42

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