Until recently, solid date drives (SSDs) were something of a luxury in the PC world. They were expensive, and most only had enough storage for the operating system. Thankfully, this has drastically changed over the past few years. You can now buy an SSD for cheap, they can store more data, and they continue to get faster and faster.
While SSDs are still more expensive than hard drives when compared by storage capacity, even cheap SSDs are faster than comparable hard drives. If you're trying to find some great SSD deals, you've come to the right place.
This week, Kingston's 128GB A400 SSD dropped a few cents. It's not the quickest SSD in the world, but it's still much faster than a spinning hard drive.
You'll be hard pressed to find a better deal on a performance SSD in the 240GB range at the moment. The Kingston A400 is a budget-oriented drive with a price to match.
The Samsung 860 Evo is probably the best all-around SSD, even though it's only a slight improvement over the 850 series. The same drive is one cent more on Newegg, if you prefer shopping there.
Cruical's MX500 drive is still the best value for a 500GB SSD.
Samsung's 500GB 860 Evo has dropped a few dollars this week. If you can spare the extra $11, this is definitely an improvement over the MX500.
If you have the extra cash, Crucial's 1TB MX500 SSD is also at a great price.
Check out our best SSD guide for more details on our favorite drives at multiple price points.
Here's the best prices we've found for them around the web today:
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