What cables are required for an internal optical drive? Tags: DVD Drives Optical Media Cable Storage Last response: February 3, 2012 5:38 PM in Storage Share mja2106 February 3, 2012 5:26:30 PM Hi, I'm working on a new PC and im fairly new to this process, and i need to know what cables are required to connect a SATA drive to the motherboard/hard drive/PSU etc... More about : cables required internal optical drive | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Dereck47 Storage Expert February 3, 2012 5:38:49 PM Any SATA cable will work on a SATA optical drive. Here's a good one for $0.59: http://www.monoprice.com/products/product.asp?c_id=102&... | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>What cables are required for an internal optical drive?> Related ressources: ForumHow do I plug in the cables for my optical drive and hard drive ? ForumWhat cables are needed for a optical drive ForumESATA to SATA question for internal optical drive . Foruminternal optical drive connection ForumOnboard analog cables vs sound card optical ?? Forum2 Optical Drive Questions - Thanks! ForumHow to install OS without optical drive or floppy? ForumMA785GM-US2H: Optical Drive Not Recognized ForumGaming pc pre-build advice required ForumCables Required for a first build ForumOptical drive not working Forum1TB external hard drive with no power cord required (runs on USB 2.0) ForumUSB Header to Internal SATA Drive Connector Cable? ForumPSU for i7 / 4 HDDs / 2 Optical / SLI 580 ForumConfused on What Cables will do for Hard Drives and Optical Drives ForumUsing externally powered portable 3.5" hdd as Internal desktop hdd. ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumHow to restore portale external drive back to normal when it reads corrupt ForumHow to restore portale external drive back to normal when it reads corrupt ForumExternal Hard Drive and Flash sticks not showing up More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !