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Old 08-01-2007, 03:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I need some helping installing CD/DVD Drive with Asus P5K Mother Board. I cannot seem to find any internal I/O Connectors for CD/DVD Drive but only floppy and hard drive. Thank you.


I was wondering. Do I use the same line as the hard drive and make my CD/DVD Drive the master and my hard drive as slave?

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Old 08-01-2007, 05:59 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Default Re: MB Asus P5K with CD/DVD Drive

I have this same board and apparently it only has 1 ide connection. This turns out to be ok for me because luckily i opted for the sata dvd/rw instead of ide.

It should be possible to run your hdd as master and dvd/cd rom as the slave on the cable though.

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The hard drive should be the master and the optical drive should be on slave.
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you should have sata hdds though............ so you will only be running the optical drive through the ide cable so I don't see the problem unless your using an older hdd in the build
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