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is off and runs until Wednesday, October 14th. It always has great deals on all types of storage – from memory cards and USB sticks to external and internal solid-state and hard drives. Prices can even compete with those on Black Friday, and while the two are much closer together this year, I still expect staggering prices.
The Extreme cards are only slightly slower than the Extreme Pro cards from SanDisk, but they offer enough speed for your action camera, drone, game console, phone or tablet. And that’s a tremendous amount of storage space (just make sure your device supports cards that big). If you don’t need that much storage space, all Extreme cards are on sale.
Samsung 860 Pro 1TB 2.5-inch internal SSD: $ 200
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The 860 Pro is one of the fastest and most stable SSD drives from Samsung. If all you’re looking for is basic storage, a drive like this Lexar will save you more money. This is for heavy computing tasks like NAS, gaming, and video editing and this is the lowest price I’ve ever seen.
This 4TB drive is great for backing up important files on the go. It’s powered by your computer’s USB-A port, so you don’t have to find a power outlet to access or save your files. You can also get the 5TB version for just $ 100.
SK Hynix memory and storage are used by Apple and others in their products. Now you can purchase the PCIe NVMe SSDs at a significant discount for installation on your own system. They are the world’s first 128-layer NAND flash-based consumer SSDs, designed to provide faster, more stable performance.
If you need a 2.5-inch drive for your laptop or desktop, the company’s Gold S31 3D NAND 2.5-inch internal SATA III SSDs are about 50% cheaper than the original MSRPs. You can buy a 250GB S31 for just $ 35.19 or a 500GB for about $ 10 more.
Do you need massive storage space for your PC game collection or videos and photos? This 3.5-inch drive is fast enough to play straight from the drive and big enough to hold tons of tracks. This is a desktop pc drive so it won’t fit your laptop. However, since this drive is faster than your average external drive, you can couple it to a powered enclosure and turn it into a fast backup drive too.
If you have an older laptop that needs more storage space, Lexar’s 2.5-inch SSD is an affordable option. It comes in capacities from 128 GB to 1 TB.
This LaCie drive is slightly more expensive than a typical portable hard drive, but that’s because it’s water, dust and shock resistant. It sells regularly for Prime Day and Black Friday, but this is the lowest price I’ve ever seen for the 5TB version. Even the smaller capacities are discounted today.
The small capless flash drives from PNY offer large storage space that you can carry on a keychain. The Turbo Attaché 3 is a USB 3.0 drive, making it faster than the average inexpensive USB 2.0 USB stick – ten times faster, says PNY.
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