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Will ssd controller bypass laptop hdd controller?

Last response: in Storage
September 22, 2012 10:28:58 PM

so I have a laptop with damaged hdd controllers (apparently) and I was hoping, since I don't want to buy a new motherboard for my laptop, that if I put in an ssd, that the controller on the ssd will bypass the need for the hdd controller on the motherboard, since those are damaged. if I put in a regular hdd, the computer keeps giving BSODS.
a b D Laptop
a b V Motherboard
a b G Storage
September 22, 2012 11:01:58 PM

Short answer: no.

The controller on the SSD controls access to the memory chips inside the drive. It still needs a hard drive controller to communicate between the drive and the computer.

September 23, 2012 7:43:18 PM

ahh darn, well there goes my thousand dollar laptop...thanks for the info man