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How to install old dvd roms on new computers

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August 20, 2011 8:50:36 PM

Hi, I have an old DVD-rom and burner that are IDE drives.

I just bought a new computer and built it. The motherboard is Sabertooth 990fx.

I want to know how I can install this dvd-rom. I only see sata connections.

I can't find any IDE connection on the board. Is it possible for me to still install the old ide drives? would I need a converter cable?
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August 21, 2011 12:52:28 AM

IDE is old and slower technology! Do as Dereck47 suggests and get a SATA DVD - around $20.
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a b G Storage
August 21, 2011 12:58:05 AM

OMG why old CRAP in a new rig? Dump that rubbish and build the system properly with new parts seriously
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