Buying a DVD R/W+ is probably your best bet and also be EIDE type in order to re-use the cable supplied. The new drive will support CD blanks for burning as well as DVD. Just review the specs of the product you plan to buy to have a clear understanding what's being supplied. enjoy
Dell xps 600
cd-drive tsstcorp cd-rw ts-h292c
cd/dvd drive hl-dt-st dvd+rw gwa 4164b
Both drive on ide ribbon in cs jumper
The drives no longer correctly record burn't cd/dvd disc
Can I replace these units with one unit that I can burn cd's or dvd's
My hard drives or sata is it also possible to use sata optical drives in this unit ??