Performance benefits of Xbox One Elite hybrid drive

Q. What performance benefit will the Xbox One Elite's hybrid drive deliver and can it be configured?

A. The new Xbox One Elite features a 1 TB hybrid drive which is comprised of mostly HDD storage but also has an amount of NAND flash memory which stores the most recently accessed data which offers around 20% performance boost. Detail on the drives technology is documented at http://www.seagate.com/tech-insights/adaptive-memory-in-sshd-master-ti/. Note that the optimization of storage is completely within the drive, there is no way to manually configure certain data or applications to be pinned to the SSD storage from the Xbox One's operating system.

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