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Dell gx280 hard drive and dvd drive

I have a dell gx280 seems to have sata hard drive and ide disc drive
can i change these to a ide hard drive and sata dvd drive (there seems to be only one sata plug on the mother board ) i want to install a lg ggch 20l blue drive thank you j g bowers

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