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Original Air Date: Jun 9, 2016

The Speed & Savings of Hybrid Drives

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When your computer starts to run slow, far too often, too many users assume that it’s just time to get a new computer.

If your computer is really old, that probably makes sense, but for most people there’s a much less expensive option to get the system running great again.

It’s known as a Hybrid hard drive and it’s still one of the best kept secrets in the computer business.

There are 3 major components in your computer that primarily determine how fast it’ll run: they are the processor, RAM and hard drive.

The hard drive is always the biggest bottleneck so opening it up can make an old system seem brand new again.

It’s a lot less expensive then buying a new computer.

What makes a Hybrid hard drives unique is that is combines a lightening fast Solid State circuit with a traditional magnetic drive and includes the intelligence to keep the files and programs you use the most on the faster portion.

If you go this route, don’t forget you can turn your old hard drive into a backup drive just by getting an external enclosure kit.

If you’re looking for more speed from your computer, check to see if a hybrid drive can save you lots of money and return your computer to the performance you need!