Adding SATA Optical Drives

  AlanHo 14:49 02 Aug 09
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My ASUS P5KC mobo has 4 SATA connectors - I am using just 2 of them for internal hard drives.

I wish to replace my IDE CD ROM and DVD burner with two new ones. Can I buy SATA versions and plug them into the unused SATA sockets - if so - does it matter which sockets are used by hard drives and optical ones?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 14:59 02 Aug 09

an I buy SATA versions and plug them into the unused SATA sockets

Yes

Only restriction is op system needs to be on the drive plugged into the lowest numbered SATA port.

  AlanHo 15:01 02 Aug 09

Thanks for the info.

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