The best Amazon Prime Day SSD and storage deals we could find

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In the past, Amazon Prime Day has been a boon for storage deals. Over the past few years, we’ve seen the online retailer sell hundreds of flash drives, microSD cards, internal and portable SSDs, and more for its members-only shopping event. This year is no different, with devices from Crucial, SanDisk, Samsung and others being heavily discounted for Prime members. Now is a good time to buy a portable drive for the upcoming school year, an extra SD card for your DSLR, or an expensive internal drive for your PS5, even though they’re a lot cheaper than usual. Here are the best storage deals we’ve found for Prime Day 2022.

Samsung Pro Plus microSD card

Samsung Pro Plus microSD card

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Samsung’s 128GB Pro Plus microSD card is half price, just $18 for Prime Day. It also comes with an adapter so you can use it with more types of devices. You get read/write speeds of up to 160MB/s and 120MB/s respectively, and a card that’s temperature, magnet, and drop resistant.

Buy a Samsung Pro Plus microSD card (128GB) from Amazon – $18

Crucial MX500 SSD

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Crucial’s 1TB MX500 is priced at $85, or 15 percent off the usual price. It’s a good option if you need a standard 2.5-inch drive that works with both laptops and desktops. It also features AES 256-bit hardware encryption and built-in power failure immunity to protect your data.

Buy Crucial MX500 (1TB) at Amazon – $85

Samsung 980 Pro SSD

Samsung 980 Pro SSD

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Samsung’s 980 Pro is one of the best internal SSDs you can get right now, and it’s currently 43 percent off, down to $120. That’s a great price for the 1TB model, and if you need more space you can get the 2TB version for just $230. It has sequential read speeds of up to 7,000MB/s and will work with the PS5 as long as you have a heatsink attached.

Buy Samsung 980 Pro (1TB) on Amazon – $120 Buy Samsung 980 Pro (2TB) on Amazon – $230

SanDisk Extreme Pro SSD

SanDisk Extreme PRO SSD

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SanDisk’s 1TB Extreme Pro SSD is currently down to $160. We like the compact, durable design that’s IP55 water and dust resistant, and the support for read and write speeds of up to 2,000MB/s.

Buy Extreme Pro SSD (1TB) at Amazon – $160

Samsung T7 shield

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Samsung’s new T7 Shield portable SSDs have been discounted for Prime Day. You can get the 1TB model for $100 or the 2TB model for $200—both new all-time low prices. Samsung just released these drives in April, and they’re designed as more durable versions of the standard T7 series, with added drop protection and an IP65-rated design.

Buy T7 Shield (1TB) at Amazon – $100 Buy T7 Shield (2TB) at Amazon – $200

Samsung T7 Touch SSD

Samsung T7 Touch SSD in black and silver against a white background.

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Samsung’s T7 Touch is on sale for $150, but you can clip a coupon on the page for an additional $22 off the 1TB model. This portable SSD has a slim, palm-sized design, optional password protection and read speeds of up to 1,050MB/s, and an integrated fingerprint reader for added security.

Buy T7 Touch (1TB) at Amazon – $128

SanDisk Ultra microSD card

SanDisk Ultra microSD card

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Amazon has slashed SanDisk’s 1TB ultra microSD card by 45 percent to $110. This model supports read speeds of 120MB/s and works on a variety of devices including the Nintendo Switch.

Buy a SanDisk Ultra microSD card (1TB) from Amazon – $110

SanDisk Dual Drive Go

SanDisk Dual Drive Go

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SanDisk’s Dual Drive Go is currently available for $50, which is 32 percent off the usual price. It’s a more modern take on a USB stick, featuring a swiveling design with a USB-A connector on one end and a USB-C dongle on the other. We like its slim, portable design, 150MB/s read speed, and the fact that you can use it with almost any device.

Buy Dual Drive Go (512GB) at Amazon – $50

Patriot Viper VP4300 SSD

Patriot Viper VP4300

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The Patriot Viper VP4300 1TB SSD is available for $105. It’s our current top pick on our list of the best drives for your PS5, thanks to its fast sequential read speeds of 7,400MB/s and its pre-installed heatsink.

Buy Patriot Viper VP4300 (1TB) at Amazon – $105

Crucial P5 Plus SSD

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Crucial’s 2TB P5 Plus SSD has dropped to $190, or 41 percent below the usual price. It’s one of our favorite drives for the PS5, thanks to its 6,600MB/s sequential read speed and relatively budget-friendly starting price.

Buy P5 Plus (2TB) on Amazon – $190

PNY XLR8 CS3040 SSD

PNY XLR8 CS3040

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Another of our favorite PS5 SSDs, the PNY XLR8 CS3040, has dropped to $105. It’s an already affordable drive made even better with this sale, and we like its 5,600MB/s read speeds and five-year warranty.

Buy PNY XLR8 CS3040 (1TB) at Amazon – $105

Crucial P2 SSD

Crucial P2 SSD

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The 500GB Crucial P2 SSD is currently $43, or 23 percent cheaper than usual. This model has read speeds of up to 2,400MB/s and comes with SSD management software to help you optimize performance and install firmware updates.

Buy P2 SSD (500GB) from Amazon – $43

Crucial X6 SSD

Crucial X6 portable SSD

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The Crucial 1TB X6 Compact Portable Hard Drive has been discounted to $80. It supports read speeds of 800MB/s and works with all types of devices including Windows, Mac, Android and iPad devices and even gaming consoles if you have the right connection cable.

Buy X6 SSD (1TB) on Amazon – $80

LaCie Rugged Mini HDD

LaCie Rugged Mini HDD

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The 1TB LaCie Rugged Mini Hard Drive is currently just $55, or 35 percent off the usual price point. This drive works with both Windows and Mac devices, although you’ll need to reformat it to use it with the latter, it also has built-in password protection and a shock and drop resistant design.

Buy LaCie Rugged Mini (1TB) at Amazon – $55

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