SSDs directly on the motherboard Tags: Hard Drives SSD Motherboards Storage Last response: October 23, 2011 3:47 PM in Storage Share jabarumba October 23, 2011 12:51:05 PM Hello All, Is there any reason why SSDs can't be slotted directly into the motherboard. Not current boards, obviously, but what are the advantages and disadvantages to such an approach? More about : ssds directly motherboard GhislainG a c 191 V Motherboard a b G Storage October 23, 2011 3:35:02 PM You can buy an SSD like the OCZ RevoDrive that's inserted in a PCIe slot. Integrating an SSD directly isn't a good solution because if something fails, then the whole motherboard would have to be replaced. Dereck47 a b V Motherboard a c 394 G Storage October 23, 2011 3:35:41 PM Yes, such motherboards exist using mSATA connectors. Here's an example of a motherboard with an onboard 20GB SLC SSD: http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3... Related resources RAIDing SSDs in a SATAII enviornment. - Forum Having difficulty understanding SSDs - Forum Connecting a Laptop Hard disk directly to Desktop (SATA) - Forum SSDs = Overpriced & Substandard - Forum How do I set up RAID 0 in UEFI BIOS using 2 OCZ Vertex 3 SSDs - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer GhislainG a c 191 V Motherboard a b G Storage October 23, 2011 3:45:17 PM Would you know if the SSD can be replaced? Dereck47 a b V Motherboard a c 394 G Storage October 23, 2011 3:47:17 PM Yes, any mSATA SSD can be used on any mSATA motherboard. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSlow Performance: 4x OCZ SSDs and Adaptec RAID Controller ForumAny advice on Win7 fresh install on 2 SSDs ForumPCI vs. SATA SSDs ? ForumMotherboard to run RAID 0 on 4 SSDs ForumSATA III SSDs Having Problems As Boot Drives? Forum2x Bricked OCZ Vector 128 GB SSDs - MoBo or PSU? ForumRAID 0 with trim on SSDs Forum4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd ForumWhy no WD, Seagate, Hitachi, etc. SSDs? ForumCan a Giga-Byte GA-7N400 Pro2 Motherboard benefit from an SSD drive? ForumJust put together new system - is non-AHCI motherboard holding me back ForumMotherboard only supports two 6 GB/S drives ForumIf my motherboard says sata3 does that mean my hdd can only be sata3 ForumUsing snapshot software on SSDs + partitioning SSD for the first time Forum[Solved] Looking for motherboard/controller for SATA3 RAID5 with four drives More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !