Can you boot off a add in card for sata 3 Tags: Sata Boot SSD Storage Last response: January 2, 2012 10:33 PM in Storage Share WINTERLORD December 29, 2011 4:12:57 AM hi i was lookig at ssd drives and i want to get a sata 3 drive however my motherboard dont support it so i was wondering if i could get a add on card that had sata 3 and boot an ssd off the card. will this work? More about : boot add card sata | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Migelo December 29, 2011 7:36:36 AM Yes you can. But you'll have a hard time finding a good card, with good performance. You can follow my thread that I'm going to open after posting this message. | Report abuse armand_h Storage Expert December 30, 2011 4:06:31 PM there are many good raid controllers are out there ! how much do you want to spend? | Report abuse WINTERLORD January 2, 2012 10:33:27 PM not much at all but would like to have the ssd of one drive full performance | Report abuse Register or log in to remove Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Can you boot off a add in card for sata 3> Related ressources: ForumSata III add on card help! ForumSetting up an SSD to run off a PCI SATA card as the bood device ForumAdd -in PCI-e SATA card causing problems ForumCan I boot off a RAID card with only 1 hard drive plugged into it? ForumAdd -on SATA-3 Controller/SSD Recommendations ForumBoot to PCIe Sata card ? ForumLooking for a Good SATA III add on card ForumAdd -in PCI-e SATA card causing problems ForumASUS Model U 3 S6 USB 3 .0 & SATA 6Gb/s Add -on card ForumGigabyte 7dpxdw-p Silicon Image 3114 Boot Win2k 3 sata Raid 1 ForumIde to sata adapter boot issue Forumhow do you add a pci raid card to add to more sata drives ForumMSI K8N Neo4 Boot Question - Won't boot off SATA ForumBoot off SATA with ATA disk + other SATA disk present? ForumAdd in card for SSD ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure ForumDid I run out of SATA ports? Forum[Solved] SATA hard drive question ForumRemoving disk write protection: SD card ForumAsus P8Z68-V - use all 6 SATA ports simultaneously? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !