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Need new burner

Now that I know that my HP dvd writer 640c is toast, I need to know what type of burner I can put in my Hp media center 7160n computer that will be compatible. What I mean is I saw some that said they were sata models and some were ide models . I just want to burn. Please help so I can get back to the fun. Thanks Lupin

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If you have ide connectors (normally there is 2, 1 black, 1 blue) on the motherboard which you probably will have; purchase an IDE type one as you get the cable with them and use a power connector which you will have spare from your power supply unit as they are cheaper and easy to fit. See below for what to look for on your motherboard called IDE0 and IDE1

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