Solved Install OS on the SSD part of a Hybrid Tags: SSD Partition Storage Hard Drives Last response: August 6, 2013 12:25 PM in Storage Share Nadeeja Sirisena August 6, 2013 5:09:51 AM Apologies if this has been answered before, but is it possible to use the SSD part of a hybrid drive as a separate partition? I'd like to have the few second boot times of SSDs and use the HDD for bulk storing. I'm talking about a laptop so having a separate SSD and a HDD is not an option. I believe hybrids use a caching software at operating system level, so it should be possible to disable it and expose the SSD partition right? (I have no experience with hybrids, so don't laugh...) Thanks. More about : install ssd part hybrid Best solution adimeister a b G Storage August 6, 2013 5:15:11 AM No, you can't do that. The "SSD part" of you hybrid disk is an automated one. The frequent apps that you use, like your OS, will be stored there. So just keep using your hybrid HDD for about 2weeks, then your OS will be stored there. Share Nadeeja Sirisena August 6, 2013 6:12:17 AM I did some research and seems like you're right. What a shame, I really wanted to manually manage my high speed storage rather than let some software do it for me. Thanks anyway. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer adimeister a b G Storage August 6, 2013 12:25:23 PM Yes I know, but that's the point of a hybrid HDD. It's more durable than an SSD. I'd rather spend my money on a Hybrid than on an SSD. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to Install OS on the SSD part of a Hybrid Disk Forum SolvedWill a Hybrid SSD Drive improve performance if the OS is not on it? Forum SolvedWindows 7 - install on SSD or hybrid SSHD? Forum Solvedset up a hybrid system with a SSD for the OS, and HDD in a Raid for data Forum SolvedHow to install new SSD to old HDD (hybrid) Forum how to add and Extra Hard Drive (hybrid ssd+hdd) to my laptop Asus g75vw and re-install win7 in the new hard drive and have th Forum SolvedProblem with an OS install on a new SSD Forum SolvedHow to install OS on SSD with OS on HDD Forum HDD + SSD Hybrid - Clean Windows install on hdd Forum SolvedDo you install all your games onto a SSD.. or is it just for the OS…? Forum SolvedWhere should I install my OS ? 24 GB SSD or 1 TB HDD ? Forum SolvedShould i clean install the OS on SSD or clone it from another HDD ? Forum Solvedshould i install OS in SSD without connecting HDD ? Forum SolvedSSD for OS and 1TB HDD for storage cant open programes on fresh install Forum SolvedNew Build / Fresh OS install on SSD Forum SolvedWhat to install onto the SSD apart from the OS? Forum SolvedSSD OS Install Woes.... Forum SolvedInstall OS in SSD Forum SolvedNew 840 EVO SSD Install as OS primary, now old HDD primary not recognized in Bios, Forum Solvedhow to install OS HDD from SSD Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !