It would detect as an external drive. So you would need a slim line Sata to USB adapter second picture to connect to connect the optical drive. Hi Saharsh, thanks for the reply, I only have the pci slot to use as pcie is used by graphics card. What’s it’s official name? I am using these for main hard drive and DVD rewriter.

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I presume these items can be found somewhere on the Dell site. I need to add an extra peripheral card to drive the new hard eell. It’s a couple of years old but still runs pretty well.

Yes, my password is: Delll you dell optiplex 760 sata need a slim line Sata to USB adapter second picture to connect to connect the optical drive. Where can I buy one? From what I see there are two SATA ports on the motherboard, one dell optiplex 760 sata which is currently being used for the system hard drive. Hi Saharsh, thanks for the reply, I only have the pci slot to use as pcie is used by graphics card.

If you are replacing an existing floppy drive with a media card reader, ensure you disable the floppy before installing the media card reader. Please reply with the information.

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When removing a cable with a pull-tab, grasp the colored pull-tab and pull until the dell optiplex 760 sata detaches. You may have to use an external USB hard drive, if you want to use the optical drive.

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If there is software on the drive it will not require initialising. Using a power splitter isn’t necessary. This is the adapter you would need for the optical optpilex. I was hoping to use it as a home computer and to speed it up slightly was dell optiplex 760 sata of adding a SSD to the unit.

The flex bay holds a 3. All forum topics Previous Topic Next Topic. Search titles only Posted by Member: The system does not recognize the! But you would need an optical drive caddy to place the hard drive intact. Is the new drive shown in Disk Management? Also, would I need an additional cable to power the SDD drive?

It is dell optiplex 760 sata 1TB sata drive. Your name or email address: Boot your computer and enter system setup see Entering System Setup.

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Am I to understand that the intent of the caddy is to put a 2. If you’re disconnecting the DVD drive from motherboard and power supply, maybe you dell optiplex 760 sata just optilex it completely and then use that drive bay for a second hard drive.??