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Old 05-10-2008, 07:31 PM   #3
Rob Williams
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Haha... it's sad. The fact that it requires a power connector probably gets everyone. I was in your situation. Had it installed, I saw lights coming out the back, yet no sound. It was at that point that I figured it just wasn't going to work for me in Linux. I felt stupid when I cracked open the computer case and noticed that it required a power connector.

I still find it odd why it needs one, and the PCI doesn't, though. If a PCI-E slot can power a high-end GPU, I don't know why it couldn't handle a scrawny audio card.
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