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Amazon's storage sale brings deep discounts on external drives, SSDs, and microSD cards

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If you're running out of space on your PC, phone, or console, we've got you covered today. Amazon is running one of its famous one-day sales, and this one's filled with SanDisk and WD storage productsRemove non-product link including USB drives, external and internal storage, and memory cards, all at all-time-low prices. First is one of our favorite external SSD drives, the SanDisk 1TB Extreme Portable External SSD for $143Remove non-product link down from a list price of $349. We named this drive as runner-up for best performance USB drive behind the Samsung T5 in our roundup for its speedy performance and rugged rubberized design. Although it is technically a drive designed exclusively for the Xbox One you can use it for pretty much anything, and it doesn't even require reformatting since it's using the standard FAT32 file system.


Amazon's huge one-day sale slashes prices on external storage, flash drives, and SD cards

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The sale covers mostly WD and SanDisk products (WD owns SanDisk) with a smattering of G-Technology options (also owned by WD). We've sifted through it all to highlight our top picks from the sale, which ends just before midnight Pacific time on Wednesday. This external drive usually sells for about $74, so you're getting about $15 off, and this is the cheapest it's ever been. The 2TB My Passport X features a USB 3.0 connection, and although it's got "Xbox One" in the name, it works just fine with Windows PCs, too. One of our favorite external SSD drives, the 2TB SanDisk Extreme Portable, is $340 today.


The awesome 1TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD just hit an all-time low of $200

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A local external drive is a key component of any backup strategy, but it can be hard to find a good deal on a high-capacity drive that isn't tethered to your desk. Today, however, Amazon's selling the 1TB SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD for $200Remove non-product link, the lowest price we've seen for this drive, which was sitting around $240 earlier this month. We reviewed the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD in early September and loved it. It was so good, in fact, that it immediately became our runner-up choice for the "best external performance USB drive" in our round-up of t he top external drives for 2018. Why do we love it so much?


Save big on our favorite internal and external SSDs: Samsung 860 EVO and SanDisk Extreme Portable

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If you still haven't joined the solid state revolution, today's a great day to upgrade your internal and external storage to speed up your PC. A few of our favorite SSDs are on sale today at Amazon and Newegg, and at pretty significant discounts. First up is the Samsung 860 EVO, the "best SSD for most people" in our round-up of the best SSDs of 2018. That gets you another $10 off the deal price--when it's not on sale, this drive regularly sells for well north of $100. We've only seen the Samsung 860 EVO's drive drop this though once before, and not for very long.


Get fast speeds and big capacity with this 480GB SanDisk SSD for a ridiculous $50 today

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If you're still rocking a spinning hard drive, today is your day to finally embrace the blisteringly fast life of solid-state drives. It appears the sale price will expire on Friday evening just before midnight. This checkout code requires you to sign-up for Newegg's marketing mailers, which will alert you to Newegg's best deals. This is a great drive to use as your primary internal storage, or as a boot drive for a desktop if you need more than 480GB of storage. SanDisk promises read speeds of up to 535 megabytes per second, and write speeds up to 445MBps.