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desktop with cd/dvd reader ?


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#1 qmuddy2

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Posted 07 October 2018 - 08:37 AM

looking for a new gaming desktop with a cd/dvd reader, i have windows7 and some games on cd/dvd's; are there any new gaming desktops that have a cd/dvd reader so i can install windows 7 and use my cd/dvd games ?   thanks    ; best buy has a dell for $999 , but it doesn't have a cd/dvd reader;


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Posted 07 October 2018 - 09:48 AM

Newegg has many; I did not check Amazon, but they probably do also.
https://www.newegg.com/Gaming-Desktops/SubCategory/ID-3742

 

To verify, click on the picture of the one you are interested in, and scroll down to the specs; there it will list if there is an optical drive.

 

When deciding what unit you are going to purchase, and if it does not have a DVD drive, check to see if it has an interior mount for one, and if there is a knock-out panel on the front of the case that could be used.


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Posted 08 October 2018 - 03:04 PM

Don't limit your purchase to including a CD/DVD reader.  You can pick up an external for under $50.



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Posted 10 October 2018 - 01:25 PM

I had luck finding an internal one in a $5 thrift store PC. Bought the PC just for that part.



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Posted 10 October 2018 - 07:36 PM

There are plenty of external DVD players out there that you can plug in via USB they work just as well as internal DVD players


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