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Can i use my old dell drives ?

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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 ( &
1x 13-1 Card reader (Teac ca-200, with a 10pin connector)
1x floppy disk reader (

I tried to install in into my new build but none of the cables fit in my motherboard.

my motherboard is:

Any suggestions on how make these work ?


sorry for my bad english

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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.
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