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 Intel Intel(R) 82801GBM/GHM (ICH7-M Family) Serial ATA Storage Controller - 27C4
2 Intel Intel(R) ICH8M SATA AHCI Controller - 2829
3 SiS SiS 181 IDE/RAID Controller
4 VIA VIA Bus Master Ultra ATA Controller
5 Intel Intel(R) 4 port Serial ATA Storage Controller 1 - 2920
6 General USB Storage Drive
7 Intel DH89xxCC SATA IDE 2 port Controller 1 Desktop - 2321
8 Winbond Winbond PCI Secure Digital Storage (SD/MMC) Device Driver
9 Ricoh Ricoh xD-Picture Card Host Controller
10 SiS SiS Bus Master Ultra ATA Controller
11 Intel LynxPoint SATA Controller 1 (AHCI) - 8C02
12 Intel Intel(R) CPT Chipset Family SATA AHCI Controller - 1E83
13 Intel Intel(R) SM35 Express Chipset SATA AHCI Controller - 0816
14 NVidia NVIDIA ADMA Controller
15 Intel Intel(R) ICH8R/DO/DH SATA AHCI Controller - 2821
16 Microsoft Standard IDE/ESDI Hard Disk Controller
17 Intel Intel(R) ICH9 Family 4 Port SATA AHCI Controller - 2923
18 Intel Intel(R) Communications Chipset 89xx Series 4 port SATA AHCI Controller #1 - 2323
19 Intel Intel(R) 5 Series/3400 Series Chipset Family 4 Port SATA AHCI Controller - 3B29
20 Microsoft Intel(R) 82801DBM Ultra ATA Storage Controller - 24C1
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