The good thing about computer storage is that the price is always falling on solid state drives and hard disk drives. And while the inexorable march of time brings down the price, sales and special discounts can drop it even lower. Right now at Amazon, a whole lot of storage options are on sale for their lowest-ever or near-lowest-ever prices. You’ll want to check to make sure they’re compatible first, but assuming they are, you can use these as backup drives for your computer or to expand the storage space in your Mac, PC, PS4, or Xbox One.
Internal SSD Deals
Solid state drives cost more than HDDs, but if you swap one into your laptop or game console, you’ll definitely notice a difference in load times. For day-to-day computing, installing an SSD will usually make more of a noticeable difference than upping your RAM.
These SanDisk internal SATA III SSD Plus drives are currently available at their lowest prices ever at Amazon.
If your storage needs are greater, you can give these Samsung SSDs a shot. They’re also available now for close to their lowest prices ever.
While these are internal drives, you can turn them into external drives simply by sliding them into a cheap enclosure.
External HDD Deals
As you may have noticed, once you get into the 2TB range and higher, SSDs begin hammering your wallet. For that kind of storage space, you’ll save a mountain of cash by going with an HDD. These drives have slower read and write speeds, but they’re way cheaper and they offer much more storage space than you’ll find in SSDs right now.
These WD Elements external hard drives are equipped with USB 3.0 for fast transfer speeds, and they’re currently listed either at or near their lowest prices ever on Amazon.
If you’re just looking for a way to move files between computers or bring documents with you on the go, a cheap flash drive is all you need. The prices of these USB 3.0 SanDisk flash drives have come down quite a bit recently.
Or you can choose the speedier (and pricier) solid state flash drives from SanDisk, which are also on sale.