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Old 05-09-2015, 04:21 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Dauntae View Post
You could get a adapter but it may cost as much as just getting a new optical drive for the desktop, You can buy one for $15-$20 these days so why go through all the trouble of using the one out of a old laptop.
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This bracket: Chenbro 1x ODD Bay to 1x Slim ODD Bay and 1x Internal 3.5-Inch HDD/FDD Bay Cage SK41202: Electronics

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