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CD Drive Audio Connections

I have CDR/W and a DVD drive in an emachine t1120.
The DVD Drive is set up as the slave CD Rom is the master.
Where should the audio cable to the sound board go? tTo the cd (master) or the DVD (slave)?

I admit that I didn't pay close attention when I removed the cd drive to fix the drawer that had jammed.

Does it matter where I put the audio cable?

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On a modern PC. . .

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CD Drive reassembly

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Thanks coryphaeus,

I thought I had forgotten to connect it. I wonder why it is there?
I guess that is not the problem.
I can't get the drive to read a cd now.The drive is recognized. All of my other connections are solid.I must have reassembled it wrong. Are there exploded views of these things available?

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Regarding That Cable

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Internal CD-ROM to Sound Card Audio cables are called MPC-2 or Universal Audio cable depending on the connectors. They are for connecting your CD-ROM drive directly to your Sound Card, thereby bypassing processor usage.

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Audio Soundcard cable Q

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So would it be beneficial to use the MPC-2 cable

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Yes

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Decreasing processor usage is the benefit.

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(NT) Thanks for clarification Darton Fury

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