We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message
Contact Forum Editor

Send an email to our Forum Editor:


PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the Forum Editor know who sent the message. Both your name and email address will not be used for any other purpose.

Tech Helproom


It's free to register, to post a question or to start / join a discussion


 

Replacing a Scsi DVD-RW drive with a SATA


swapper
Resolved

Likes # 0

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

Like this post
Fruit Bat /\0/\

Likes # 1

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.

Like this post  
swapper

Likes # 0

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.

Like this post

Reply to this topic

This thread has been locked.



IDG UK Sites

Best Black Friday 2014 tech deals UK: Latest bargains on phones, tablets, laptops and more this...

IDG UK Sites

Tech trends 2015: 3D printing grows up

IDG UK Sites

10 mind-blowing Oculus Rift experiments that reveal VR's practical potential

IDG UK Sites

Black Friday 2014 UK: Apple deals, Amazon deals & other Black Friday tech offers