Closed Does this DVD-RW drive need SATA cables? Tags: DVD Drives Sata Cable Dvd Rw Storage Last response: November 4, 2010 6:33 AM in Storage Share Carc369 July 29, 2010 1:59:16 AM http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... People are saying that it doesn't come with SATA cables. Does it matter if you have unused SATA cables on your PSU? More about : dvd drive sata cables | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Best solution Emerald July 29, 2010 2:22:36 AM To hook it up you need two SATA cables. One that comes from your PSU for power and the second the Data cable that will connect to your controller. People are complaining that it it does not come with any what so ever. | Report abuse Carc369 July 29, 2010 2:35:46 AM Best answer selected by Carc369. | Report abuse aford10 July 29, 2010 2:37:51 PM It's an OEM drive. They don't send the cables with OEM. If you need the SATA cable, you can purchase one seperately, or just buy a non-OEM drive. | Report abuse Mousemonkey November 4, 2010 6:33:31 AM This topic has been closed by Mousemonkey | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Does this DVD-RW drive need SATA cables?> Related ressources: Forumhow to hook up a sata dvd-rw drive externally ForumBios does not detect drives after swapping SATA cables ForumNeed Help Upgrading to BD-RW DVD-RW Drive and Adding New Data HD ForumUnsure of which cable to use for DVD-RW and CD-RW ForumINTEL D975XBX2 and DVD-RW SATA Drives ForumSimple and Free Guide to Removing Malware ForumIDE Versus SATA DVD-RW ForumCan I force Win7 to recognize my DVD-RW ? ForumOEM Drive , no SATA cables ? ForumDVD-RW Drive doesnt show up in my computer on startup ForumCan't make DVD-RW to work ForumDoes it matter if you swap your SATA cables around? ForumNew SATA DVD-RW Not Recognized by WinXP ForumDoes MOBO come with SATA cables ? ForumLooking for good Dvd-rw drive ForumSATA DVD-RW buffer not staying full? ForumCheap SATA Lite-On DVDRW drives are Here! ForumWhat kind of cables do i need for this OEM drive ? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumNo drive More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !