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... 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... 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumVIA VT6421 + Win7 +BIOS= Problem → Incompetence ForumBoot via pci scsi ForumVIA VT6421 RAID Controller this is not about not being able to boot ForumController Card not recognized by Win 7 ForumIRQL_NOT_LESS_OR_EQUAL BSOD issue-likely Raid Controller..thoughts? ForumXP and Win7 installed on separate HDDs . Regardless of HDD boot order in BIOS, XP ForumVery low READ speed on new WD 2TB ForumSATA drive causes Blue screen after a while ForumSATA, 3G Questions ForumP4g533-la bios firmware BIN file? ForumBOOTMGR is missing - only when multiple HDDs plugged in not boot order ForumSTABLE motherboard wanted ForumNew system! ForumHow to move my RAID 0 HDDs to check for failure ForumMaxtor HDDs - Powermax Surface Test Error Mysteriously Dis.. ForumGetting a single SATA drive to act as boot device on A7V60.. ForumBoot issues with multiple HDDs ForumWill this PSU be enough? ForumWindows 7 boot loop after crash ForumComputer won't boot with CPU power cable plugged in, fans spin for a couple seco More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !