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Greatly depended on drive. If you got a gen 1 drive nothing can be done (apex or a ssd without cach) Now from vertex 1 +up u need like 20% so the ssd can clean its self to make it alot faster. Run the ssds in achi mode to get the most out of them.
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Can you extend the primary partition to include this hidden partition in something like Disk Management? Or can the OS not see (or modify) this partition at all?

Also, if your drive has this hidden partition, do you not need to keep any of the primary partition free for GC/TRIM to function properly?
Nope. The OS disk management cannot see the hidden space since the drive is not presenting it.


Like I said above, it depends on your workload.

Also note, the hidden blocks are also used to remap bad blocks as well. That means over the years the overprovision space will become smaller.
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Nope. The OS disk management cannot see the hidden space since the drive is not presenting it.


Like I said above, it depends on your workload.

Also note, the hidden blocks are also used to remap bad blocks as well. That means over the years the overprovision space will become smaller.
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