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can any one please help me out here i just got a dvd drive for my pc

but its a sata connection and the old 1 is ide the pc is a dell dimention 4600 any help please

Asked by: xboxer79, 15 Jan 2013 13:39

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ddp (-614)

according to this link ftp://ftp.dell.com/Manuals/all-products/esuprt_desktop/esuprt_dimension_desktops/dimension-4600_service%20manual_en-us.pdf you also have 2 sata ports on the motherboard.will need a sata data cable & most likely a sata power connector adapter if current psu does not have a sata connector on it.

15 Jan 2013 15:53
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You can also buy an expansion SATA card that will plug into your motherboard if your other SATA ports are already used.

15 Jan 2013 16:17
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go to www.amazon.com and purchase an ide to sata or sata to ide adapter this comes with power connector and ide lead for approx 3.30 incl post and packing this should cure your problem

16 Jan 2013 0:11

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