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Defragging SSD Hybrid

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    Defragging SSD Hybrid

    I googled SSD Hybrid Defrag and read some of the answers on 'to defrag or not defrag' - there seems to be two minds on this.

    1. Do not defrag the Hybrid at all, the SSD section is a virtual drive that automatically stores the files, progs that you use the most for hi speed access. Any attempt will 'wear out' the SSD ???

    2. You can defrag the SSD Hybrid because the SSD section is 'virtual' and will not be accessed by the Defragger??

    So gents, what is the definitive answer?

    Seagate is reported as saying do not touch the Hybrid with ANY defragger ....................................

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    Windows 8 will set it to Trim. In reality, the SSD portion of the platter drive, is really just for buffer. It is not in reality a drive that you can access. It just helps to speed up the slow platter drive.
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