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Let me preface this by saving that I am not familiar with your specific model of laptop. So this is more an educated guess than certainty. That said, I don't see any reason why you can't, as long as it will physically fit and connect. The performance should be better (higher read/write speeds) with the hybrid drive. There may be a slight temperature increase, since the hybrid drive is spinning much faster, but I wouldn't expect it to be dramatic. Why not just back up everything and give it a try, if you just have the spare drive sitting there unused?