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Amazon Prime Day 2020: Top storage deals on SSDs, microSD cards, hard drives and flash drives

This story is part of Amazon Prime Day, PJDM’s guide on everything you need to know and how to make sure you get the best deal.

Amazon Prime Day 2020 is off and operating by way of Wednesday, Oct. 14. It all the time options nice offers on all types of storage — from reminiscence playing cards to thumb drives to exterior and inside solid-state and exhausting drives. The costs may even rival what you’d discover on Black Friday, and despite the fact that the 2 are a lot nearer collectively this 12 months I nonetheless count on to see some jaw-dropping costs. 

For those who’re in search of a storage deal from a selected model like SanDisk, WD, Seagate or Samsung, I’ve linked to their Amazon Retailer pages on the backside of this story so you possibly can see every thing they’ve on sale. What follows are a few of the greatest bargains we have discovered thus far and we’ll be updating this web page all through the sale as new ones pop up. The offers I’ve chosen are at the moment sitting at or close to their all-time low costs, in accordance with camelcamelcamel, the price-tracking website.

SanDisk

The Excessive playing cards are solely barely slower than SanDisk’s Excessive Professional playing cards, however ship sufficient pace to your motion cam, drone, recreation console, telephone or pill. And it is a huge quantity of storage (simply be certain your gadget helps playing cards this massive). 

Samsung 860 Professional 1TB 2.5-inch Inner SSD: $200

You save $100

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Samsung

The 860 Professional is one in every of Samsung’s quickest and most steady SSD drives. For those who’re simply in search of easy storage, you may save more cash going with a drive just like the Lexar beneath. That is made for heavy computing duties like NAS, gaming and video modifying and that is the bottom I’ve ever seen its worth. 

WD

This 4TB drive is nice for backing up essential information on the go. It is powered by the USB-A port in your pc so there is no want to seek out an outlet to entry or retailer your information. You too can choose up the 5TB version for only $100.

SK Hynix

SK Hynix reminiscence and storage is utilized by Apple and others of their merchandise and now you possibly can choose up its PCIe NVMe SSDs at a steep low cost to put in in your individual system. They’re the world’s first 128-layer NAND flash-based shopper SSDs, which ought to present quicker, extra steady efficiency. 

For those who want a 2.5-inch drive to your laptop computer or desktop, the corporate’s Gold S31 3D NAND 2.5-inch SATA III Internal SSD are roughly 50% off their unique MSRPs. You possibly can choose up a 250GB S31 for only $35.19 or a 500GB one for about $10 more.

Toshiba

Want huge storage to your PC recreation assortment or movies and images? This 3.5-inch drive is quick sufficient for gaming instantly from the drive and huge sufficient to carry numerous titles. It is a desktop PC drive, so it will not slot in your laptop computer. Nonetheless, since this drive is quicker than your common exterior drive, you can pair this with a powered enclosure and switch this right into a speedy backup drive, too.  

Lexar

For those who’ve obtained an older laptop computer in want of extra storage, Lexar’s 2.5-inch SSD is a cheap choice. It is available in capacities from 128GB to 1TB. 

LaCie

This LaCie drive is a bit more costly than a typical transportable exhausting drive, however that is as a result of it has a water-, dust- and shock-resistant physique. It is recurrently on sale for Prime Day and Black Friday, however that is the bottom I’ve seen the value for the 5TB model. The smaller capacities are discounted in the present day, too. 

PNY

PNY’s small capless flash drives provide massive storage you could keep it up a keychain. The Turbo Attaché Three is a USB 3.zero drive so it is quicker than your common cheap USB 2.zero thumb drive — 10 instances quicker, PNY says. 

Find out how to spot test for extra storage offers

Not seeing what you are in search of above? You possibly can test the touchdown pages for these prime manufacturers by clicking the hyperlinks beneath to see every thing they’ve on sale for Prime Day.

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Joshua Goldman