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DVD-RW with SATA only connector

Postby Matrix3 on Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:00 am

I have only two SATA connectors on my MB and both are used for hard drives. Can I use SATA DVD-RW drive by any chance?
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Postby Ian on Mon Mar 31, 2008 10:27 am

You can buy a SATA controller card and put the DVD-RW on it or move one of the hard drives to it. Here's a thread discussing some that work with optical drives:

http://www.cdrlabs.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=23513
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Postby Matrix3 on Mon Mar 31, 2008 11:42 pm

Thanks.
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Postby Scour on Tue Apr 08, 2008 8:08 pm

I hav a card with Silicon Image 3114-chipset, works properly with my LG GH-20N
Benq DW 1640 and 1650 , Plextor PX-755, Pioneer BDR-208 and 209D, LG GH24NSC0, LG BH16NS40 and 16NS55, Liteon ihas 124F and 324F, Pioneer DVR-215 and S21, Samsung SH-224DB and 224GB, and some more

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