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Old 08-06-2010, 11:36 AM   #1
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Where does the dvd drive connect on a MoBo like..

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-599-_-Product

and does this cable come with the MoBo or Drive? Am i gonna need a IDE to Sata cable?
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:49 AM   #2
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it should come with a sata cable either the mobo or the drive will
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Old 08-06-2010, 11:52 AM   #3
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yea im at work so i can see haha but i jsut realized I bought a DVD drive with a ide interface isntead of a sata interface. I guess I have to return it?
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Looks like you need an expansion slot SATA adapter for it

Since you already ordered the DVD Drive, get a PCI to IDE expansion slot.
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grrr I think Im just gotta return it I dont wanna waste a pci slot of my error..are there converters I can just put on the cable?
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just return and get a sata no point in buy extra hardware to get it to work and make sure you didnt buy a ide HDD
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Old 08-06-2010, 12:08 PM   #7
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No HDD is Sata ... Ah im pissed think I'm going to MicroCenter to pick up a dvd drive so I dont have to wait while i return this one.
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