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DVD drive for iMac

Discussion in 'DVD-ROM drives' started by Gmini400, Feb 13, 2005.

  1. Gmini400

    Gmini400 Member

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    I have gotten a iMac G3 from a friend and it doesnt have a DVD drive in there. Does anyone know a good website I can purchase one from? (i know about google but im really not sure what to look for)
     
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    find out if it uses ide or scsi drives 1st. ide uses a 40pin connector & scsi usualy uses a 50pin connector
     
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    How would I firgure that out?
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    check your user manual or open the computer case to look at the connectors on the motherboard or data cable. is there space to put in a rom drive & why not get a cd/dvd burner instead??
     
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    Thats is what I am meaning. I cd/dvd drive to replace just the cd drive.
     
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    ddp Moderator Staff Member

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    but i'm saying get a dvd burner if computer up to specs that will burn cds & dvds but also read cds & dvds
     
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    Ok, But do you know of a website that sells them?
     
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    try newegg.com or tigerdirect.com
     

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