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Best SSD and Hard Drive Deals 2022

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Whether it's picking up a speedy new boot drive (perhaps one of the best SSDs) or adding secondary storage that increases your capacity, this is a great time to buy a new SSD or HDD.

It's also a good time to look for savings on the best external drives you can use for backup or for transferring data between all your devices. If you don't already have a large external hard drive or SSD, you really should get one in order to do full system backups or just keep your important files somewhere besides the cloud.

Below, we've listed the best SSD and hard drive deals that are available from major retailers such as Amazon and Newegg. We're also tracking the best monitor deals, best CPU deals, best gaming laptop deals, best 3D printer deals and the Best PC hardware deals overall.

SSD Deals: What to Look For

2.5-inch or M.2: Most internal SSDs are either 2.5-inch or M.2 form factor. 2.5-inch drives connect to SATA ports and can replace old-school mechanical hard drives. M.2 drives look like RAM sticks and plug into dedicated M.2 ports.

SATA or NVMe: SSDs either use the SATA or NVMe interface, with the latter being as much as six times faster (or more). However, you need to know which your PC supports. All 2.5-inch drives are SATA, but M.2 drives could be either NVMe or SATA interface, though the latter is now rare. 

Capacity: 1TB seems to be the sweet spot for price and performance, with decent NVMe drives going for around $100 or less and high-performance ones in the sub $150 range. You can save money with a 512GB drive or, for an older PC with limited needs, a 256GB unit can be extremely cheap.

Best SSD and HDD Deals Overall

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Crucial P3 NVMe SSD: was $89, now $83 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
This budget-oriented PCIe 3.0 NVME SSD promises sequential read and write speeds of 3,500 and 3,000 MBps. It performed well on our tests and is extremely power efficient, making it great for laptops.

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PNY CS2140 M.2 2280 1TB SSD: was $109, now $96 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
This 1TB PCIe 4.0 x4 NVMe 1.4 SSD from PNY is a steal at this price. With transfer read/write speeds of 3600/3200 MB/s, this is an ideal drive for a budget build. 

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Team Group MP33 (1TB) NVMe SSD: was $69, now $64 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
This budget-friendly PCIe NVMe SSD promises sequential reads and writes of 1,800 and 1,500 MBps. It even comes with a free 16GB USB Flash drive.

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Teamgroup EX2 2TB SSD: was $145, now $122 at Amazon (opens in new tab)

This SSD is at one of its lowest prices yet. It has a read/write speed of 550/520 Mbps and comes with a 3-year warranty from Teamgroup.

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Samsung T7 Shield 2TB Portable SSD: was $289, now $217 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Samsung T7 Shield 2TB features up to 1,050/1,000 of sequential read/write throughput and connects using a USB-C or USB Gen 3 connection. It also has an IP65 rating for shock, dust, and water resistance. 

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Samsung T7 Shield 1TB Portable SSD: was $159, now $109 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Samsung T7 Shield 1TB features up to 1,050/1,000 of sequential read/write throughput and connects using a USB-C or USB Gen 3 connection. It also has an IP65 rating for shock, dust, and water resistance. 

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Sabrent Rocket PCIe 4.0 1TB: now $129 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
If you're looking for a great deal on a drive with PCIe 4.0 speeds, the Rocket is for you. It promises sequential reads and writes of 5,000 and 4,400 MBps respectively. Use coupon code FTSBUAA642 to get it at this price.

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Intel 660p Series M.2 2280 2TB SSD: was $179, now $177 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
The Intel 660p Series comes in a range of capacities including a 512 GB model, a 1 TB model and the 2 TB edition featured in this discount. All of the SSDs in the Intel 660p line use an SMI 2263 controller and have a PCIe 3.0 x4 interface.

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Samsung 980 Pro PCIe Gen 4 1TB: was $229, now $129 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
One of our favorite SSDs thanks to its great performance and power efficiency, the Samsung 980 Pro (1TB) offers sequential read and write speeds of 7,000 and 5,100 MBps.

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WD Black SN850 NVMe M.2 2TB: was $270, now $262 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Jump on the PCIe Gen 4 superhighway with speeds up to 7000 MB/s read and 5300 MB/s write. This 2TB NVMe M.2 SSD is a great compact storage solution with all the durability you know and love from Western Digital storage products.

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WD Black SN850 NVMe M.2 1TB: was $148, now $140 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
Jump on the PCIe Gen 4 superhighway with speeds up to 7000MB/s read and 5300MB/s write, all in a compact durable package.

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WD Blue SN550 NVMe M.2 2TB: was $130, now $95 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
WD's reliable, low-cost NVMe drive promises sequential read and write speeds of 2,400 and 1,750 MBps respectively.

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Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus NVMe M.2 4TB: was $749, now $699 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This 4TB Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus SSD delivers up to 7.1GB/s of read and 6.6 GB/s of write throughput and is now on sale at its all-time lowest price.

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Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus PCIe 4 1TB: was $159, now $119 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This PCIe 4, NVMe SSD blew us away when we reviewed it, returning scores that were similar to the more-expensive WD Black SN850 and Samsung 980 PRO. It promises sequential reads and writes of up to 7,000 and 5,300 MBps.

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Samsung 980 PRO PCIe Gen 4 500GB: was $149, now $96 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
If the 2TB is a little out of your price range, the 500GB Samsung 980 PRO also takes advantage of the PCIe x4 interface to offer sequential transfer rates of up to 6,900 MB/s read and 5,000 MB/s write.

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WD Black SN850 500GB: was $149, now $69 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This PCIe Gen 4 NVMe SSD offers impressively fast read/write speeds of up to 7000/5300 MB/s, a minimal design and a comprehensive WD Black software dashboard for keeping it running at its best.

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Sabrent Rocket 2TB NVMe SSD: was $200, now $189 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This internal performance SSD gives your build a serious speed increase with sequential read speeds up to 3,400 MB/s and 2,700 MB/s write, based on Toshiba’s BiCS 3D TLC NAND flash memory. Plus, Sabrent’s software package helps you make the most of your drive.

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Mushkin Enhanced Pilot-E M.2 2280: was $310, now $189 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
Need a lot of NVMe storage for a good price? Mushkin nails this with their 2TB M.2 drive for under $200. Max sequential read speeds up to 3,500 MB/s and write up to 3,100 MB/s.

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XPG SX8100 PCIe Gen 3 4TB: was $699, now $349 at B&H (opens in new tab)
This 4TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD features a massive 4TB of storage.  It has read/write speeds as high as 3500/3000 MB/s and is ideal if you are looking for more storage but have limited M.2 slots on your motherboard. 

Best External SSD / HDD / NAS Deals

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WD Red Plus NAS 14TB Hard Drive: was $327, now $269 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
This 3.5" SATA drive spins at 7,200 RPM, boasts a 256MB cache and can deliver up to 210 MB/s of throughput. It comes with a three-year warranty and 180TB/year workload rating, making it suitable for the most demanding use. 

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WD Red Plus NAS 8TB Hard Drive: was $239, now $149 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
This 3.5" SATA drive spins at 5,640 RPM, boasts a 128MB cache and can deliver up to 185 MB/s of throughput. It comes with a three-year warranty and 180TB/year workload rating, making it suitable for the most demanding use. 

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Samsung T7 Shield 2TB Portable SSD: was $289, now $217 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
The Samsung T7 Shield features up to 1,050/1,000 of sequential read/write throughput and connects using a USB-C or USB Gen 3 connection. It also has an IP65 rating for dust and water resistance. 

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Samsung SSD T7 Portable External SSD: was $170, now $109 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
This 1TB SSD comes in three colours grey, blue, and red. It has read/write speeds as fast as 1050/1000 MB/s and connects using a USB 3.2 interface.

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WD Easystore 14TB external hard drive: was $362, now $249 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
Right now at Best Buy, you can grab a rather large 14TB of 7,200-RPM HDD storage right now. Connecting via USB 3.0 - this external drive is large enough to back up your files and data. 

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SanDisk Extreme V2 4TB: was $769, now $399 at Best Buy (opens in new tab)
The Extreme V2 4TB provides ample space and very fast transfer speeds for your backups. 

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Stewart Bendle
Deals Writer

Stewart Bendle is a deals writer at Tom's Hardware. A firm believer in “Bang for the buck” Stewart likes to research the best prices for hardware and build PCs that have a great price for performance ratio.