If you're still getting by with a low-capacity solid state drive (SSD) or, even worse, a mechanical hard disk drive (HDD), then it's high time you considered a storage upgrade—your PC will thank you for it. As luck would have it, there are several discounted SSDs that are yours for the taking. We've rounded up some of the more cost-effective deals that balance price and performance, starting with the SK hynix Gold P31 series.
In terms of rated specifications, the Gold P31 delivers quite a bit of bang for your buck with this discount—up to 3,500MB/s of sequential read performance and up to 3,200MB/s for writes. Random 4K reads and writes check in at 570,000 IOPS and 600,000 IOPS, respectively.
Here are some other similarly priced SSDs that are on sale right now…
All of the drives linked above are of the PCIe 3.0 variety. If you're looking for more performance and own a platform that can take full advantage of a PCIe 4.0 SSD, there are deals to be had on faster storage solutions, too.
Here are some other high-speed bargains in the PCIe 4.0 space…
- 2TB Kingston Fury Renegade (7,300MB/s reads, 7,000MB/s writes): $229.99 (save $195)
- 2TB WD Black SN770 (5,150MB/s reads, 4,850MB/s writes): $179.99 (save $90)
- 1TB Samsung 980 Pro (7,000MB/s reads, 5,000MB/s writes): $129.99 (save $80)
- 1TB Crucial P5 Plus (6,600MB/s reads, 5,000MB/s writes): $118.99 (save $41)
- 1TB Kingston Fury Renegade (7,300MB/s reads, 6,000MB/s writes): $114.95 (save $75.04)
- 1TB WD Black SN770 (5,150MB/s reads, 4,900MB/s writes): $94 (save $35.99)
- 1TB Crucial P3 Plus (5,000MB/s reads, 4,200MB/s writes): $94.99 (save $5)
I went with the 2TB Kingston Fury Renegade in my own PC when I upgraded my primary storage earlier this summer. It's far too early to comment on reliability, but in two and half months of service it's been working well (knock on wood).