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[Other Componets] DVD Drive Compatibility
Feb 19, 2013, 7:59 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
is this drive compatible with my current connections/software (running windows 7)
Feb 21, 2013
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Feb 20, 2013, 9:30 PM
the model you have listed is a laptop, so no, the desktop drive won't fit.
Feb 20, 2013, 10:13 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?
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Feb 21, 2013, 10:50 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.
Feb 21, 2013, 9:14 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.
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