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Does the Philips DVD+/-RW DVD 8701 Optical drive have Sata ports

I have a old Philips DVD+/-RW DVD 8701 Drive from a old desktop and I only need it to install windows and the motherboard settings
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  1. If you have it, look at the back of it, does it have a large(~2" wide) connector with two distinct rows of pins and a 4 pin connector beside that? Or does it have two mid sized connectors with L shapes to them?

    You have the optical drive, it is easiest for you to check.
  2. It's not that easy, it has wierd non Phillips head screws to take appart the case and my dad will not let me open the case until I know exactly that it is Sata compatable
  3. Backtothere said:
    It's not that easy, it has wierd non Phillips head screws to take appart the case and my dad will not let me open the case until I know exactly that it is Sata compatable


    Can't tell without looking at it, or having the specific model number
  4. Best answer
    No , it's not a SATA optical drive.

    Philips DVD8701 16x DVD+/-RW Dual Layer Internal IDE Burner Drive

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parallel_ATA
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