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I would like to add a dvd burner or drive to my dell dimension 3000 but not sure what to get or if I need upgrades to do so

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When you purchase the product, it usually comes with all connectors and power cables that connect it to your pc. make sure when you purchase one that it is "plug-and-play" or if not, comes with its own installation software cd/usb key.

these drives usually work with all standard cpus. i googled your dell model and it looks like a standard desktop pc. make sure you don't void your warranty while opening it. you might want to inquire with your dell provider if you will indeed void your warranty if you do this operation by yourself.

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