Anyone know if via VT6421 can boot hdds? Tags: SSD Boot Components Last response: September 6, 2012 10:54 PM in Components Share kaitanium September 5, 2012 9:47:40 PM i have an older system that i want to put a ssd on however dont want to go to the more expensive pata ssd route. looking to add a pci --> sata adapter to the comp. anyone know if something like this will be able to boot from a ssd attached to it? http://www.ebay.com/itm/VIA-3-SATA-Serial-ATA-IDE-Port-... i know some controller cards like this one doesnt. More about : vt6421 boot hdds popatim September 5, 2012 10:07:44 PM theres no point in adding a pci sata adapter as the pci bus cannot even com close to handling the speed of a sata drive. You might as well just use one of these for half the cost. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168... m 0 l kaitanium September 6, 2012 1:31:58 AM well in general the computer wont be able to handle sata speeds. best is ide speeds. probably need something like this although there is a rosewill one too at newegg http://www.ebay.com/itm/260692305184?ssPageName=STRK:ME... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer popatim September 6, 2012 10:54:07 PM why are you answering your own question? trying to make one of your accounts look good? Gonna give yourself best answer? Well you fubar'd that up didn't you. \\ Noobs. I feel a banning coming on. Hahaha. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources VIA VT6421 RAID Controller this is not about not being able to boot Forum No Post on boot, anyone know of a fix?! Forum anyone know how to pxe boot? Forum i dont know the order of sequence for booting . can anyone tel me in which sequence should i put them in ?pl tel Forum would anyone know why my computer will not boot with ram in Forum does anyone know how to dual boot from 2 different Drives Forum Does anyone know of a command line boot utility Forum anyone know how to write a boot.ini file? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !