Drivers for Hard Disk Controllers

Drivers Catalog ⇒ Hard Disk Controllers ⇒ Full List of Hard Disk Controllers

A circuit that allows CPU to ‘interact’ with the hard disk, floppy disk or similar disk drive is called as the disk controller.

Earlier, the typical disk controllers were identified with the help of their storage methods as well as data encoding process as well. They were implemented on different controller card. MFM (Modified Frequency Modulation) controllers were commonly found in small computers, used for both hard disk as well as floppy disk drives. RLL (Run Length Limited) controllers made the use of data compression process to raise storage capacity by 50%, approximately. A proprietary storage algorithm that could recheck disk storage was designed and created by Priam. SASI (Shugart Associates Systems Interface) acted as SCSI’s predecessor.

Currently, the modern disk controllers are fixed into disk drive. For an instance, disks known as ‘SCSI disks’ currently have SCSI controllers that are built in. Earlier, before most of the SCSI controller functions were implemented in a single chip, different SCSI controllers were used to interface disks to the bus of SCSI.

At present, PATA (IDE) as well as Serial ATA for home purposes are the most commonly found types of interfaces found. Various high end disks use SCSI, Serial Attached or Fibre Channel SCSI. Flash memory timing access can be controlled with the help of disk controllers. This flash memory is not mechanical in nature at all (which means it is not a physical disk).

Here are manufacturers of Hard disk controllers, drivers for which you can download on our website. 4294 drivers for 522 devices from 37 manufacturers, you can download absolutely free of charge. Select the desired device, the manufacturer or the device ID.

Top Vendors of Hard Disk Controllers

Top Models of Hard Disk Controllers

# Vendor Device Name
1 ALi ALi PCI to SD/MMC Controller
2 Intel Intel(R) 82801GB/GR/GH (ICH7 Family) Serial ATA Storage Controller - 27C0
3 Intel Secondary Ultra ATA controller
4 Intel Intel(R) ICH8M SATA AHCI Controller - 2829
5 VIA VIA Bus Master IDE Controller - 3164
6 Winbond Winbond PCI SM/xD Memory Storage (SM/xD) Device Driver
7 Intel Intel(R) ICH7-M Family Serial ATA Storage Controller - 27C4
8 USB USB TO IDE Adapter
9 Sony Sony USB Device Driver
10 NVidia NVIDIA nForce3 Parallel-Serial ATA Bridged Controller
11 Microsoft Intel(R) 82801BA Ultra ATA Storage Controller - 244B
12 Intel Intel(R) 7 Series/C216 Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller
13 Microsoft SunDisk ATA FlashDisk
14 Intel Intel(R) 7 Series Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller
15 Intel Intel(R) 6 Series/C200 Series Chipset Family 6 Port SATA AHCI Controller - 1C03
16 Silicon Integrated Systems SiS 5518 IDE UDMA Controller
17 USB M5651, USB 2.0 Flash Drive
18 NVidia NVIDIA nForce3 250 Parallel ATA Controller (v2.7)
19 Ricoh Ricoh PCIe xD-Picture Card Controller
20 Intel LynxPoint SATA Controller 1 (Non-AHCI/Non-RAID) - Mobile - 8C01
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