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Posted: 5/3/2017 11:40:55 PM EDT
I'm upgrading my pc with a nice graphics card but the internal DVD player is in the way. It going to go but wondering if anyone still uses them at all?
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 12:05:17 AM EDT
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Nope. Get an external DVD drive and plug it into whatever computer needs it.
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 12:07:54 AM EDT
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I'm still using mine, but my case has plenty of room for accessories.


Vulcan94
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 12:27:15 AM EDT
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I got rid of my desktop pc about 4 yrs ago.

my laptop has a dvd drive I've never used.
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 4:28:48 AM EDT
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Yep. Don't see the sense in wasting money on a television, so laptop DVD player it is.
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 9:28:07 AM EDT
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Link Posted: 5/4/2017 9:39:30 AM EDT
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I still have a 3.5" floppy in one of my machines.  
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 7:49:55 PM EDT
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Me too.
I have a DVD ROM, A DVD RW that is used a lot, and a floppy disc drive.

I pushed Windows off of my desktop a few months ago. Ubuntu Gnome didn't even require special software to run the floppy drive.  
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 8:12:14 PM EDT
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This!!
Link Posted: 5/4/2017 8:56:04 PM EDT
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I've got a blu-ray writer, but its mostly for data backups.  If its in the way ditch it and get a USB one if you ever need it
Link Posted: 5/10/2017 11:05:44 PM EDT
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I've got one but I do not use it. I think I unplugged the SATA and power to plug in another hard drive.
Link Posted: 5/11/2017 9:06:04 AM EDT
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Yes, but my case has room without interfering with anything else.  If it did, I'd just put a USB3 external on it and call it a day.
Link Posted: 7/2/2017 12:04:10 AM EDT
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I'm still using mine, but my case has plenty of room for accessories.


Vulcan94
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This.  

I'm due for a new desktop but expect the newer connections for external drives  will make up for not  being internal.
Link Posted: 7/2/2017 2:31:45 AM EDT
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Me too.
I have a DVD ROM, A DVD RW that is used a lot, and a floppy disc drive.
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Yep, I've got the same as the above. My floppy drive is so special that it has a card reader that likes to eat the cards...
My CM ATCS-840 is a full tower, so I got 3 more bays if I ever want to get a Bluray combo drive.
Link Posted: 7/2/2017 10:46:04 AM EDT
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This. I have a large case that won't run out of room anytime soon. Probably the last PC case I'll ever need. HAF 932.
Link Posted: 8/21/2017 7:51:59 PM EDT
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This. I have a large case that won't run out of room anytime soon. Probably the last PC case I'll ever need. HAF 932.
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I'm still using mine, but my case has plenty of room for accessories.


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This. I have a large case that won't run out of room anytime soon. Probably the last PC case I'll ever need. HAF 932.
Mine is a HAF 922.


Vulcan94
Link Posted: 8/30/2017 8:09:26 AM EDT
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I agree with the previous posts on external drives.

I had to get an slim profile external drive for my wife's MacBook Air, but now I use it for myself.  If you need the space, I can't imagine you'd notice.
Link Posted: 8/30/2017 10:34:40 PM EDT
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My new gaming pc has no DVD/BD drive.  I'm all digital downloads. 
Link Posted: 8/30/2017 10:46:05 PM EDT
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For my new computer, I elected to go with a gaming laptop (with Desktop-quality processor and it's own separate graphics card) that didn't have a DVD player.

I was actually kinda concerned about that.

Fortunately, it came with (this actually wasn't advertised on the site) an external DVD drive.

Which I have used... once.

So yeah... not necessary.
Link Posted: 9/10/2017 8:02:29 AM EDT
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I use three, daily.
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