Hello, I just bought a set of dvd burners for my dell xps gen 5 and when they came they had sata connections and my xps gen 5 has ide connections bought i took the computer apart there is a spot for sata connections if i hook these up will it work
If your motherboard has SATA connections then connect a SATA data cable to the motherboard. In addition connect a SATA power cable to your power supply. The two connections are all it takes. It is easy to do.