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    SATA DVD drive

    I bought a liteone dvdrw drive from scan, it was on a today only offer. I recieved it today and noticed that it didn't come with any cables.

    What i want to know is that is a normal sata cable all i need to get this thing working?

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    Re: SATA DVD drive

    yep just a normal sata cable and a power connctor for it whether it be a sata power connector or molex
    alot of things come without cables nowadays as they are generally supplied with the motherboard and or the PSU
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    Re: SATA DVD drive

    yep normal sata cable normal sata power

    EDIT: beaten to it lol

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    Re: SATA DVD drive

    i beat mike theres a first for everything
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    Re: SATA DVD drive

    Any R/RW gear that I have bought has a IDE connector? I had no idea that they could be SATA connected?

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    Re: SATA DVD drive

    Quote Originally Posted by acro666 View Post
    Any R/RW gear that I have bought has a IDE connector? I had no idea that they could be SATA connected?

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    if you buy an IDE drive then it has an IDE connection (i'm going to get mobbed if i dont say this IDE/PATA )

    If you buy a SATA drive it has a SATA connection
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    Re: SATA DVD drive

    Quite right TAKTAK. I have only ever bought IDE. We live and sometimes learn? Still, on my machine mobo all four SATA connectors have a HD connected.

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