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Old 03-03-2004, 05:27 PM   #11 (permalink)
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lights dont take that much 3 drives dont take that much as they arent all going to be running all the time.

also its less of a draw having 3 optical drives than 2 hdd and 2 optical drives etc

I have 2 hdd a gig of ram ati card 2 optical drives a floppy drive a video capture card and fans with a 450 antec...... 380 shoud be enough

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Old 03-03-2004, 06:14 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Can you burn videogames with a DVD-RW? I know I can't do it on a CD-RW.

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Don\'t copy dat floppy!

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Old 03-03-2004, 06:55 PM   #13 (permalink)
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if you mean ps2 games than yes (and not all ps2 games are dvd's)

but you need a mod chip I have a magic 3.1 in my ps2 you can also copy x box games but you need to ftp into the xbox and then save them and burn them
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Old 03-03-2004, 11:08 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Your system mbd allows 4 ide devices,2 Masters,2 slaves.
It can be 1 HD and 3 Optical.Or any other combo.
Take your pick.
Anymore will have to be external.usb if possible.

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Old 03-04-2004, 07:31 PM   #15 (permalink)
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i took the thermometer and neon light out......so they wont be a problem anymore.
i also have to paint the dvd burner too - a nice blue - which will be another job all its own!!
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Old 03-29-2004, 08:28 AM   #16 (permalink)
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wow, stan-the-man actually made sense there
but that's only generally, ive seen mobo's with 4 IDE ports (2xATA100, 2xATA133) so they can connect 8 IDE devices
basically you can put it into whatever IDE slot, but if its on the same channel as the hard drive it can cause errors transferring to and from it
it's not good transferring data to and from drives on the same channel

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