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Upgrading Vaio 505r: re external cd or dvd drive? or both?

by thebluenotekid / March 21, 2009 2:31 AM PDT

newbie here...a friend gave me his old vaio z505r with external floppy disc drive, which works by the way...i have a couple questions if someone could please help me out with them i'd really appreciate it...

Will the external dvd drive that is recommended for this "notebook computer," the pcga-dvd51, do everything that the cd drive, the pcga cd51 would? Do i need both? Also, there is an accompanying cd, which includes software, that is being sold with each of the drives, and is not being included for sale from other sellers - must I have this cd software as well?

A few final questions...what are some of the best place to look for these drives for sale?

Thank you...

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