[Other Componets] DVD Drive Compatibility Tags: Compatibility DVD Drives Components Last response: February 21, 2013 9:14 PM in Components Share doom666 February 19, 2013 7:59:55 PM hello all I am currently in the process of re-caseing my Compaq CQ-62-209wm and i want to swap out the existing DVD drive for this one http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... is this drive compatible with my current connections/software (running windows 7) More about : componets dvd drive compatibility | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Reply to doom666 Register or log in to remove phate1337 February 20, 2013 9:30:58 PM the model you have listed is a laptop, so no, the desktop drive won't fit. | Report abuse Reply to phate1337 doom666 February 20, 2013 10:13:17 PM i know it is a laptop im in the process of re-caseing it so i can fit the bigger DVD drive into it. both drives are sata so will it work? | Report abuse Reply to doom666 phate1337 February 21, 2013 10:50:08 AM what exactly do you mean by re-casing? are you putting it in a tower? either way, you will need a laptop hard drive to connect to the optical drive connector on your motherboard, not sata. | Report abuse Reply to phate1337 doom666 February 21, 2013 9:14:51 PM yes i am in the process of putting it in a tower. when i re-case it all i want to do is take the current laptop DVD drive which is connected through sata and replace it with that DVD drive. | Report abuse Reply to doom666 Register or log in to remove Ask the community Post an answer Tom's Hardware>Forum>Components>[Other Componets] DVD Drive Compatibility> Related ressources: ForumNever built a comp before, need help with componets and any tips ForumGaming PC Compatibility of Componets ForumComponets help! ForumAfter installing new componets , computer wont work with any HDD ForumFirst build pc compatibility ForumWhat componets are needed to build a custom computer ForumSub-$1000 build, need final check on componets ForumSmallest case to fit these componets ForumComputer Build Compatibility Issues ForumWill this case fit these componets ? ForumNew Gaming System Build Compatibility Check ForumA good MOBO to fit all my current componets ? ForumPlease Help me Finally select remaining componets ForumHelp choosing componets for computer Forumtested all the componets I can and still can't pinpoint whats wrong. ForumAdvice wanted on componets for upgrade ForumWhat are the remaining componets i should pick? ForumSuggestions-- Compatibility Newb here. ForumVoltage Forum[Solved] I5 3330 Motherboard Compatibility More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !