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Can i put my old optical drive in my new PC?

Hey guys so my new PC is on the way and it will arrive within a few days,but i didnt buy a new optical drive,since i have one in my current/old PC i thought i could just put it in my new PC.
Here is the name of the optical drive :
- TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B ATA Device
My new PC motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P,and my PC case is the CoolerMaster N300
I need help!
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  1. Stylo_432 said:
    Hey guys so my new PC is on the way and it will arrive within a few days,but i didnt buy a new optical drive,since i have one in my current/old PC i thought i could just put it in my new PC.
    Here is the name of the optical drive :
    - TSSTcorp CDDVDW SH-S223B ATA Device
    My new PC motherboard is a Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3P,and my PC case is the CoolerMaster N300
    I need help!


    Don't know if that mobo supports ide drives. If not you can purchase a cheapy for about $12
  2. Get a new Sata derive they are super cheap , that drive is outdated.

    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Optical Drive: Asus DRW-24F1ST DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $14.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available


    or


    PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant

    Optical Drive: Lite-On iHAS124-14 DVD/CD Writer ($14.99 @ Newegg)
    Total: $14.99
    Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available
  3. Can i put this one or not guys?
  4. My bad I looked up the wrong drive , yes you can it's a sata drive. :D
  5. Stylo_432 said:
    Can i put this one or not guys?


    As I said, I doubt that mobo would have any ide ports as those are well outdated. Just buy any cheap SATA dvd writer
  6. Best answer
    Yes you can use it!!!!

    It's a Sata drive perfectly fine.
  7. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    My bad I looked up the wrong drive , yes you can it's a sata drive. :D


    But it says ATA device
  8. Your fine it can be used.

    Model

    Brand
    SAMSUNG


    Type
    DVD Burner

    Model
    SH-S223B

    Performance

    Cache
    2MB

    WRITE Speed

    DVD+R
    22X

    DVD+RW
    8X

    READ Speed

    DVD-ROM
    16X

    CD-ROM
    48X

    Physical Spec

    Form Factor
    5.25"

    Panel Color
    Black

    Configuration

    Load Type
    Tray

    Interface
    SATA
    :D
  9. Oh, then it's fine
  10. SR-71 Blackbird said:
    Yes you can use it!!!!

    It's a Sata drive perfectly fine.


    Thanks man :D
  11. Your welcome.
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