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SSDs are fast becoming the standard in storage. If you're still on an old spinner, some would say an SSD is the first thing you should upgrade. While they have come down in price over the years, no one likes to spend more money than they have to. That's where we come in.

When they first appeared on the PC scene the solid state drive was very much a luxury item, and even then capacities of 250GB seemed like extreme extravagance. Now the SSD is almost an expected component of a proper gaming PC.

And gone are the lowly 30-60GB capacity SSDs too, with even a 120GB drive looking like a miserly amount of space for your Steam library. For just £45 you can now pick up a 240GB SSD which will outperform even the most expensive drives of just a few years back.

If you’ve already checked out our guide to the best SSD then you’ll already have an idea what you’re after, but if you want them for the absolute best price then allow us to help.

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Some highlights this week: There's a healthy discount on the 240GB version of the excellent SanDisk SSD PLUS at the moment, making it even more of a tempting purchase.

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Capacity - 120GB | Kingston SSDNow UV400 | Interface - SATA | £48

- If you're just getting into the SSD game and looking for something on a budget, this Kingston 120GB model will server you well and can be picked up for 48 at eBuyer.

Capacity - 240GB | SanDisk SSD PLUS | Interface - SATA | £74

- If you're looking for a bit of extra storage on a budget, you can't go wrong the 240GB SSD PLUS from SanDisk. Right now you can save £18 at eBuyer.

Capacity - 256GB | Samsung 850 Pro | Interface - SATA | £122

- If you're looking for a top of the line SATA SSD, the 850 Pro is one of the fastest around. You'll be spending a bit more on it, but the price is lower than normal at the moment.  

Capacity - 500GB | Samsung 850 Evo | Interface - SATA | £152      

- Reliability and performance come together in the form of Samsung's Evo series drives and right now you can get the 500GB variant for £152.

Capacity - 1TB | MX300 | Interface - SATA | £255

- Crucial makes some great SSDs on the lower end of the spectrum. The MX300 offers solid performance without breaking the bank and the 1TB version is a steal at £255

The best SSDs

We've picked out our current favourite solid state drives and have put together our best SSD guide which details both the overall best SSD around as well as the best budget SSD as well as the best high-end SSD.

And here are the best prices we've found for them around the web today:

“The ideal SSD for a gaming PC strikes that perfect price/performance/reliability balance, and Samsung’s 850 EVO SSD manages this, and then some.”

“With an affordable SSD, like the BX100, larger capacities are a more realistic prospect.“

“If you’re building the ultimate rig, and want the very best possible performance in any situation, without worrying about the cost, then it’s the 850 Pro you should choose.“

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