The Best Cyber Monday SSD Deals 2019
SSD prices have significantly gone down since it was first released a few years ago – which means we are likely to see some of the best Cyber Monday SSD deals in 2019. Moreover, with the upcoming Black Friday, you will want to take the opportunity to grab a speedy storage device. Before you claw your way through a horde of hungry PC gamers, you will want to consider the SSD that you plan on getting.
When is Cyber Monday 2019?
Every last weekday of November marks the annual Cyber Monday. In the case of November 2019, the event will take place on the 29th.
What to Expect on Cyber Monday for PC Gaming?
Fortunately, gamers are not too much of zombified consumers as the masses that brawl their way to buy loveseat couches and TVs to enjoy Seinfeld in 4K. However, you should expect the SSD deals to run out of stock quickly on Black Friday so be fast!
Right now, SSDs are popular for PC gamers now they have become larger and more affordable for game storage, or even as a second drive.
Expect major brands such as Seagate, Toshiba, Kingston and Samsung to dish out their SSDs. But, there is a major drawback here: not all of their SSDs will be available for a Black Friday discount.
Only a select few discounted 1TB SSDs will show up but most of the super price-slashes will go to the 512GB to 128GB SSDs.
Best SSDs to Look Out For
See our summary the top Cyber Monday SSD deals to watch out for below, for a more detailed overview see our best SSD for Gaming guide.
Samsung SSD 860 EVO 1TB
With an efficient speed from 520 mbps to 550 mbps, expect the 860 EVO 1TB to show up in the Black Friday event.
- INNOVATIVE V-NAND TECHNOLOGY: Powered by Samsung V-NAND Technology, the 860 PRO SSD offers optimized performance for everyday computing as well as rendering large-sized 4K videos and 3D data used by the latest applications
- ENHANCED READ WRITE SPEEDS: Sequential read and write performance levels of up to 560MB/s and 530MB/s, respectively
- SECURE ENCRYPTION: Protect data by selecting security options, including AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption compliant with TCG Opal and IEEE 1667. Power Consumption (W)- Average- 2.2 W. Maximum- 4.5 W (Burst mode)
- WARRANTY AND COMPATIBILITY: 5-year limited warranty; Windows 8/Windows 7/Windows Server 2003 (32 bit and 64 bit), Vista (SP1 and above), XP (SP2 and above), MAC OSX and Linux
- INCLUDED CONTENTS: 2.5 inches (7 millimeter) SATA 3 (6 Gb/s) SSD & User Manual (All other cables, screws, brackets not included); Reliability (MTBF): 1.5 Million Hours Reliability (MTBF)
KINGSTON 120GB A400
Currently, its low price will grab any gamer’s attention; but combine it with the Black Friday sale and you’ll see this go out of stock immediately within a few hours. The SSD also includes a 5-year warranty too.
- Fast start up, loading and file transfers
- More reliable and durable than a hard drive
- Multiple capacities with space for applications or a hard drive replacement
- SSD must be initialized and formatted to enable host computer and applications to access the drive.
- Use Windows Disk Management tool, or MacOS Disk Utility app, or Linux compatible disk partition utility to initialize and format new SSD.
HP S700 PRO
It’s one of HP’s best-selling SSDs in the market so it won’t be a surprise to see this up for sale on Black Friday. If your PC includes SATA 3, this solid state drive is a must-buy, especially with a large discount.
- New 3D NAND technology and advanced wear balancing algorithm for higher durability @0. 6 Drive writes per day
- An industry-top-leading reliability (MTBF) 2M hours, and endurance (TBW) 70 to 295 TBW
- Higher order LDPC error Correction for high speed parallel decoding and real time error Correction to ensure data integrity and security
- Full compatibility with host. Exe (HP software pre-installation environment). Ideal upgrade for HP PCs
- Manufactured to HP high quality standards and fully tested and CERTIFIED in HP laboratories
GIGABYTE UD PRO 512GB
Very durable even with older PCs, the UD PRO 512GB is a huge bang for your buck. It carries a great read and write performance of 530 mbps and 500 mbps respectively and it includes a 6GBps SATA interface.
- Form Factor: 2.5-inch internal SSD
- Interface: SATA 6.0Gb/s
- Total Capacity: 512GB
- Sequential Read speed : up to 530 MB/s; Sequential Write speed : up to 500 MB/s
WD BLUE 3D NAND 1TB
When it comes to a great internal SSD, look no further than the BLUE 3D NAND 1TB. It is affordable, it is fast and it works well even for older PCs.
- Sequential reads/writes up to 560/510 MB/s and random reads/writes up to 95k/90k on all file types
- Accelerated by Micron 3D NAND technology
- Integrated Power Loss Immunity preserves all Your saved work if the power unexpectedly gets cut
- AES 256 bit hardware based encryption keeps data safe and secure from hackers and thieves
- Product ships in Amazon Certified frustration Free Packaging (may differ from Retail Packaging depicted in product collateral)
Pro Tip: Some SSDs Go On Sale Before Black Friday & Cyber Monday
Some brands will want to get your attention at least two weeks before the big day. While they are not as discounted as the products on November 29, this is a good moment to get what you are looking for. The sale stops right after Black Friday.