SSD prices are so cheap compared to what they cost just a few years ago, every SSD feels like a cheap SSD. But even so, some are really really cheap. While we're stuck at home with more time to devote to the best PC games, it's nice to have the drive space to keep tons of games installed at once. That's where these deals come into play. Find a cheap SSD deal, and you can add 1-2TB of affordable storage to your PC.

The best gaming PCs these days all use SSDs as their primary boot drives, thanks to their speed and reliability. But it's also affordable to have a big secondary drive solely devoted to a king-sized gaming library. For some games, it'll remarkably speed up loading times, and with a big enough drive you won't hae to stress about uninstalling old games every time Call of Duty: Modern Warfare has another 50GB update.

Here are the cheap SSD deals we've found this week. We keep this guide updated as new deals appear, so check back frequently. If you want a top-of-the-line SSD, check the sales against our guide to the best SSDs for gaming. There's a tasty variety of SATA SSDs with some awesome deals, along with our choices for best NVMe SSDs we found on sale, too.

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HP EX950 M.2 2280 | 2TB | M.2 NVMe | $230
If you need more space than 1TB SSDs can provide, this 2TB drive from HP offers fantastic performance and plenty of storage capacity. (Posted: 12/17)View Deal

Mushkin Enhanced Pilot-E | 2TB | M.2 NVMe | $208.99
Here's a slightly-cheaper alternative to the above 2TB NVMe SSD. It promises maximum seq. read speeds of up to 3,500 MB/s, and write speeds of up to 3,100 MB/s. (Posted: 12/17)View Deal

Intel 665p | 1TB | M.2 NVMe | $95 (save $15)
This is one of Intel's newer SSDs, offering a great balance between performance and cost. (Posted: 12/17)View Deal

Silicon Power TLC SSD | 512GB | M.2 NVMe | $53
If you can't afford a larger 1TB SSD, this 512GB drive still gives you the performance benefits of NVMe at a great value. (Posted: 12/17)View Deal

SAMSUNG 860 EVO | 1TB | SATA | $100 (save $20)
The 1TB version of the Samsung 860 Evo is a great option if your PC doesn't have an M.2 slot available. It's $20 below the usual price right now, and the sale is also live on Amazon. (Posted: 12/4)View Deal

SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable SSD | 1TB | USB | $150 (save $10)
This is more or less regular price, but $160 for a 1TB NVMe drive in a portable enclosure is a good deal. If you need to bring your games with you on the go (or any other data), the SanDisk Extreme Portable is a solid choice. Amazon say it's $100 off, but it's really $10 below the previous price. (Posted: 12/4)View Deal

December 17, 2020 at 04:30PM
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