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Can I upgrade Surface Studio hard drive to full SSD

On the new top-of- the-line Microsoft Surface Studio, with a 128gb SSD/2tb hybrid drive, can it be user-upgraded to a full 1tb/2tb SSD drive?

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Guest [Entry]

"Yes, both of the drives are upgradable.

One you've replaced one or both of the drives, follow the instruction below.

Download the recovery image for Microsoft Surface from Microsoft’s website

Format your flash drive in FAT32 format and extract the content of the zipped file to the flash drive.

Step 1: Shut down your Surface.

Step 2: Insert the bootable USB drive into the USB port on your Surface.

Step 3: Press and hold the volume-down button on Surface.

Step 4: While holding down the volume-down button, press and release the power button.

Step 5: Follow the on-screen instructions to boot from your USB drive.

English (United States) > US > Troubleshoot > Reset your PC > Next > Yes, repartition the drives > Just remove my files > Next"
Guest [Entry]

"I did it and wrote my experience here:

Guest [Entry]

"Should be good to go but with a high price tag:(

Guest [Entry]

"Is there a way to do this with external USB 3.0 SSD drives? I'd like to avoid physical modification of the box, but the thing is just SO slow with this 'hybrid' drive....

Guest [Entry]

I did it. I installed a sata ssd, and planning to use m.2 for external graphics.
Guest [Entry]

"An update from 2021:

Successfully upgraded both drives to SSDs and installed windows on M.2 one. Did not have to do anything with additional intel RST drivers.

Booted from Win10 installation USB drive (with the latest Win10 version available).

Both drives were visible and accessible from the start."