The ThinkCentre 500GB / 8GB Hybrid Drive (0B47317) option combines a small, fast and affordable amount of NAND flash memory with a traditional hard drive. It effectively merges Solid State Drive and Hard Disk Drive technologies that are compatible with traditional HDD module, while delivering SSD-like performance and hard drive capacity. The ThinkCentre 500GB / 8GB Hybrid Drive option is a self-learning device that no 3rd party software or driver is needed for data management. It enables SSD-like performance automatically when accessing the most frequently-used files. To those who pursue high performance and large capacity of the drive, but budget constrained, the ThinkPad 500GB/8GB SSHD will be the great solution for your ThinkCentre systems.