It’s Black Friday week, and the SSD and storage deals may have been few so far, but there are promising deals on the horizon. Below is a list of the best SSD and storage deals currently available.
Best Black Friday 2.5-inch SATA SSD deals
2TB SATA SSDs
1TB SATA SSDs
500GB SATA SSDs and under
Highly rated and popular SATA SSDs like the Crucial MX500 and Team Group’s CX2 are currently available at all-time low prices, making it a great time to upgrade your PC’s storage.
Best Black Friday M.2 NVMe SSD deals
4TB NVMe M.2 SSDs
2TB NVMe M.2 SSDs
1TB NVMe M.2 SSDs
Less well-known brands, but with positive feedback for strong performance, are offering the best deals. 2TB capacity PCIe Gen 4 SSDs are seeing the best prices, but there are also fantastic deals on high-speed transfer drives like Crucial’s T700.
Best Black Friday on general PC storage
The Samsung T7 Shield, our top pick for external USB drives, is available at its lowest price ever. Budget external SSDs are also deeply discounted, and a WD 18TB external HDD is on a steep discount.
Are Black Friday SSD and storage deals worth it?
Yes, Black Friday/Cyber Monday sales offer significant savings on high-quality hardware.
How much are SSDs and storage on Black Friday?
Prices vary based on capacity and speed, but look for discounts of at least 20 percent or more.
Are Black Friday SSDs and storage lower quality?
No, the sale models are the same as those available throughout the year.
What should I look for in a Black Friday SSD or storage deal?
Look for reliable brands offering at least a 15 to 20 percent discount with larger bargains on higher-capacity drives.
What kind of SSD or storage should I buy?
For a budget upgrade, consider a SATA SSD, and for faster speeds, consider NVMe Gen 3 or Gen 4 drives.
Which SSDs does PCWorld rate the highest?
Check PCWorld’s rankings for the best SSDs of 2023 to see our top picks, some of which are currently on sale.