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Why can't I have Optical Drive?

Jackison
  • 24 months ago

When I go into the optical drive section there's nothing in there. Why is it incompatible with my build? https://pcpartpicker.com/user/Jackison/saved/Dm4JVn

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  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

If you look at the front panel of your case there is no room for a 5.25" bay

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Question, what are you going to do that you need an Optical Drive for?. Usually you do not need Optical Drives, only if you use CD's a lot, that's all I can think of.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

My GPU came with a CD doesn't that have the install software on it?

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Yeah you can download the drivers from the website itself. Usually CD drivers are outdated.

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  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

I didn't know if it had some sort of like initial driver that it needed to install first... sorry super new to this stuff

  • 24 months ago
  • 2 points

Lol it’s fine.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

now worries. windows has a default driver that'll get you enough of a picture to DL the good drivers. (think 90's 800x600 resolution)

Sometimes windows 10 will actually find a decent driver and install it automatically for you if you're connected to the internet. (last time I saw it do this it was 4-5 versions before the current one. so probably still want to install it yourself through the official channels)

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

https://www.geforce.com/drivers

Here is where you can download the driver. Just select your gpu series and model and click download once you have built your PC.

  • 24 months ago
  • 1 point

Thanks, really appreciate it!

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