The best Prime Day SSD deals

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Solid state drives are a useful thing to pick up in big retailer sales, and for Amazon Prime Day, there are great deals on fast storage across Amazon US and UK. We've decided to round them up to make them nice and easy to find, and so you can get an at-a-glance look at the reduced prices. You can find out more about the SSDs below on our best SSDs for gaming guide.

Crucial MX500 1TB SSD | $165.49, Amazon (17% off)
The cheapest this SSD has ever been on Amazon US, and probably the right capacity for many PC players.

Crucial MX500 2TB SSD | $319.00, Amazon (29% off)
Crucial's MX500 is our favorite SSD. It has solid read/write speeds in the realm of 500MB/s, which isn't quite the fastest but absolutely fantastic for the price. View Deal

Crucial MX500 500GB 3D NAND SATA M.2 SSD | $88, Amazon Sequential reads/writes up to 560/510 MB/s, Crucial's MX500 is a budget friendly M.2 SSD that offers competitive speeds.View Deal

Samsung 960 Evo 500GB NVMe SSD | $159.99, Amazon (36% off)
The 960 Evo is our favorite NVMe SSD, coming in substantially faster than SATA SSDs. This is a great price (we've never seen it drop below $200 before) for some of the fastest storage around.View Deal

Samsung 960 Evo 1TB NVMe SSD | $329.99 (31% off)

Need a bit more storage? The 1TB model of Samsung's 860 Evo NVMe drive is also on sale.View Deal

WD Blue 500GB SSD | $94.99
This is a great price for a name brand, 2.5-inch SATA SSD. WD rates the sequential read and write performance at up to 560MB/s and 530MB/s, respectively.
$94.99 w/ $15 code 18FANST06 at Newegg (save $49)
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UK Deals

Crucial MX500 500GB Internal SSD | £74.99
Lightning deal: This is a fantastic price for the 500GB edition of our preferred SSD. View Deal

Samsung 860 Evo 500GB | £84.99, Amazon

This is a great price for one of our favorite SSDsView Deal

Adata SU650 480GB SATA SSD | $74.99
This is one of the lowest prices we've seen for a 480GB SSD. It sold out yesterday, but is now back in stock with a nice discount absent of any promo codes or mail-in-rebates.
$74.99 at Newegg (save $65)

Silicon Power Slim S55 480GB SATA SSD | $74.99
Here's another 480GB SATA SSD that is marked down to $74.99, with similar performance ratings as Adata's SU650. As with most SSDs in this capacity and general price range, it uses 3D TLC NAND flash memory.
$74.99 at Newegg (save $25)

Patriot Burst 480GB SATA SSD | $74.99
Yet another 480GB SATA SSD that is on sale for $74.99, one of the lowest prices we've ever seen for this capacity. Like the Adata and Silicon Power driver, there are no coupon codes or mail-in-rebates, just an upfront discount.
$74.99 at Newegg (save $25)