Can i use my old dell drives ? Tags: DVD Drives Dell Motherboards CD-Rom Storage Product Last response: July 23, 2012 10:05 AM in Storage Share Anonymous a b V Motherboard a b G Storage July 23, 2012 9:50:47 AM Hey people, i recently build a new computer, and i dont currently have any cd/dvd drives available, then i found my old dell pc (Dell Dimension 9150) Which has 2x Dvd/Cd Drives (http://www.impactcomputers.com/gwa-4164b.html & http://www.impactcomputers.com/ddu1615-ds.html) 1x 13-1 Card reader (Teac ca-200, with a 10pin connector) 1x floppy disk reader (http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...) I tried to install in into my new build but none of the cables fit in my motherboard. my motherboard is: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... Any suggestions on how make these work ? Thanks sorry for my bad english More about : dell drives unksol a b V Motherboard a b G Storage July 23, 2012 10:05:36 AM Not really. There are IDE to SATA adapters but they are kinda iffy. DVD writers are 20 bucks, regular ones are probably less. Better to just buy a SATA one. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Old Dell Inspiron 6000 - compatible hard drives ? Forum Problems: Win XP install on New Hard Drive in Old Dell Computer Forum Upgrading an OLD Dell Dimension 4550 Forum Re- use old PSU for new build, good idea or not? Forum Retiring an old Dell . Advice? Forum New SSD on Friends Old Dell ? Forum Old Hard Drive without driver trying to use on new build Forum Updating old Dell Dimension 4100 Forum Use old desktop as NAS? Forum Can I drop XP Pro HDD from old Dell D630 to new D630 w/o OS reload? Forum Old dell dvd drive has trouble reading newer dvd's Forum Trying to use my old hard drive Forum Building new computer, recycling old dell parts, help Forum Transferring old dell hard drive (including OS) to a new hard drive in Forum Need to Retreive Data on RAID0 Hard Drives from Dell XPS600 Forum How to use old drive in new build Forum How do I use my old hard drive with my new build? Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum Zero Free Space and Zero Used Space - Can't access disk files Forum Setup of Raid Drives after reinstalling new OS Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !