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 SolvedCan I use an old hard drive in my new gaming pc build? Forum SolvedHow can I use my old Samsung Pata hard drive as a portable hard drive Forum SolvedShould I be cautious with using old drives that have never been used? 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 Solvedhow to use the previous version of windows with windows old folder in c drive.. Forum Use 10 yr old hard drives on modern boards? 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 my optical drive from my old computer in my new build? 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 More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !