Replacing a Scsi DVD-RW drive with a SATA

  swapper 25 Nov 12
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Hello,

Windows xppro.

Motherboard - p4i65g ddr400 Prescott 800

I want to replace my internal dvd-rw. The present drive is a SCSI, can I replace it with a Sata Drive.

Thanks

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 25 Nov 12
Answer

It has two SATA ports

as long as you have a spare port not in use then yes you can fit a SATA DVD drive.

I f no spare ports then you could buy a SATA card to put in one of the PCI slots and run the DVD drive off that.

  swapper 26 Nov 12

Fruit B/\0/\,

Thank you very much, that was exactly the response that I was hoping for!

In actual fact, I would have put money on getting a reply of some sort from yourself ;-)) .........thanks again.

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