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Old 10-04-2008, 04:18 PM   #1
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i have a prob. i have an older board that doesnt have sata ports. can i use a card with sata ports on it and connect the dvd drive like that. i no u can do this with hdds but i dont now if u can do it with a dvd drive.

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Old 10-04-2008, 04:21 PM   #2
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it should work.
i dont see why not.
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Old 10-04-2008, 04:27 PM   #3
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but iwant to make sure
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Old 10-04-2008, 04:36 PM   #4
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yes You can use it.
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Old 10-04-2008, 04:52 PM   #5
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and i am assuming that perfomace is going to be decreased corrected
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Old 10-05-2008, 03:53 AM   #6
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No not at all. BUT, BUT, make sure the pci interface will take an optical drive. Check the specs. Some cards won't take an optical drive.
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Old 10-05-2008, 09:14 AM   #7
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thanks i have found one
http://www.newegg.com/product/produc...82E16815124020
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yes sir it should work
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