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 SolvedNew build, old OS from a Dell on HD can I use with??? Ta Forum Solvedwhat parts should i use to upgrade 4 dell's without hard drives Forum Solvedwhat can i use from old dell Forum SolvedUsing my old ide drives on my only-sata mobo Forum Old Dell XPS, can I use a SSD Forum SolvedNoob-friendly tutorial on how to use this old hard drive on my new system? Forum SolvedCan I use old OS on new hard drive? Forum SolvedBuilding a new computer and I want to use my old hard drive but I'm getting a new operating system Forum Use 10 yr old hard drives on modern boards? Forum SolvedCan I use my optical drive from my old computer in my new build? Forum I bought memory for my mom's old Dell (MD2048KD1-400). Can I use this in my Dell Dimension 4700 ? Forum What to do with an old can't-use-HDD Dell D610? Forum SolvedCan I use old hard drive on a new build while still keeping it's data? Forum Solvednew mobo and cpu can i use old hard drive? Forum SolvedPossible to use a new CPU on an old hard drive without reinstalling? Forum SolvedCan I use an old hard drive for my OS? Forum SolvedCan I use a old hard drive in my new build? Forum How to use usb flash drive to old home stereo Forum SolvedHard Drived crashed can i use old windows 7 cd key with out cd Forum do I really need to use an external HD to ghost my old hard drive? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !