Go Back   Computer Forums > General Computing > Hardware
Click Here to Login
Join Computer forums Today

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-19-2011, 09:10 PM   #1
Fully Optimized
ace777's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,110
Default Dell XPS 210

I have a Dell XPS 210 that needs a new CD drive, it looks like it uses a standard Laptop drive, but because all the laptop drives I have come across are all different sizes I was wondering if I can just use any laptop drive or whether it needs to be a specific one? Can I use any laptop drive, on any laptop assuming the face plate fits? I would imagine there is a standard for it like with the desktop ones, here is the one I am looking at for it:



2.4 Ghz celeron, 1.25 PNY pc 2700 RAM,PNY VERTIGO 5200 FX , 40 GB HDD
900Mhz 256 RAM , MX 4000, 30 GB HDD
1.9Ghz dual core AMD Athlon 2 GB 384 VRAM 320 Gb HD
2.3 tricore phenom,2 GB RAM , EVGA 9600 GSO,250 GB SSD
2.6 X4 620, 4GB RAM, 9600 GSO, 500 GB HDD/I'm part of The Project
ace777 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-20-2011, 10:34 AM   #2
Baseband Member
Crandon Systems's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2009
Posts: 22
Default Re: Dell XPS 210

Hello, I have taken the following from: Documentation


Externally accessible

one slimline 3.5-inch media bay

one slimline 5.25-inch drive bay

Available devices

Serial ATA drive, USB memory devices, floppy drive, CD drive, DVD drive, DVD+RW drive, DVD/CD-RW combo drive, DVD+/-RW drive, and Media Card Reader

According to this it seems that the drive from Amazon will work.

Best of luck!
Crandon Systems is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:58 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0