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Old 01-21-2008, 08:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I bought a dvd drive at compusa this weekend and its a sata interface and my computer does'nt have a sata port on the motherboard. They wont let me exchange it because they are going out of business and all sales are final. Its a custom built computer and the motherboard is a biostar. Can I buy a Pci card that will allow me to use that dvd drive? If so, what kind should I get? Are the generic ones sold on ebay for like 6$ any good?
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Sure, why not. I have one, but usb.
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the reason I ask is because someone told me some cards don't work with optical drives. Is a DVD burner an optical drive?
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Yes it is.
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