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I want to install a dvd-rw into my dell dimension 4700, can I use a SATA or an IDE?

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You can use IDE. Check the below link for further details:

http://support.dell.com/support/edocs/systems/dim4700/sm/parts.htm#wp1054337


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If your motherboard is a SATA then you must use a SATA compatible drive and same for IDE

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