sata connection

  stevediggo 22:23 25 Jan 2007

I have just bought a new hp media pc and it has sata (very fast and reliable at the moment), but it has also got a sata cable on the dvd/rw drive can i get a cable to connect a 2nd dvd rom drive or does this have to be a sata dvd rom drive all new to me if anyone can help would be very pleased
thank you

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 22:35 25 Jan 2007

Vheck yur motherboard manual.

Most sata boards I've seen have at least 4 sata ports. So you can buy a sata DVDrom drive and sata cable.

Check also if your board has an IDE connection most have at least one, if so you could buy a standard eide dvd rom drive and an IDE 80 wire cable.

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