Whether you're upgrading your laptop's internal storage or in need of a hard drive you can take on the road, storage is an essential part of our devices. Sure, it's not the sexiest Black Friday purchase you can make, but with these Editors' Choice deals it can be. Be sure to check back here regularly as we continue to update this page with the best Black Friday storage deals.
Samsung 1TB 840 EVO Series Serial ATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD
Store: Newegg via eBay
Price: $349.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $10
Is It Worth It?: Leave the spinning platters to Reggie Watts and embrace solid state. There's not a better model to embrace, either, because this one is the least expensive 1TB SSD we've seen. It features read speeds of up to 540MB/s and write speeds of up to 520MB/s.
SanDisk 480GB Ultra II Serial ATA 6Gb/s Internal SSD
$169.99 via coupon code "NAFVC10" with free shippingEXPIRED
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Lowest By: $9
Expires: November 30
Is It Worth It?: A $30 drop in price since September, it's the best price we've seen for this drive. It features read speeds of up to 550MB/s and write speeds up to 500MB/s, which is great, if you have a lot of MBs to read and/or write.
PNY 128GB Attache 3 USB 2.0 Flash Drive
Price: $29.99 with free shipping for Prime members
Lowest By: $7
Expires: November 29
Is It Worth It?: With cloud storage being so plentiful and free, one might think that there's no longer a need for these little drives, but with a whopping 128GB, no cloudy containment can compare. At this price, you'll also be getting it at the lowest total price we've seen.
Samsung 250GB 840 EVO Serial ATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal SSD
Price: $109 with free shipping
Lowest By: $11
Is It Worth It?: "If you're looking for a fast SSD that offers top capacity at low cost, look no further than the Samsung 840 Evo," says CNET. It offers overall excellent performance, top storage space, and useful software at a low cost, they say. We saw it for $90 at the start of the year, but that was a rare deal that lasted under an hour. (Prices remained above $110 the majority of the year). A current low by $11, it features read speeds of up to 540MB/s and write speeds of up to 520MB/s.
Samsung 850 Pro 256GB Serial ATA 6Gb/s 2.5" Internal Solid State Drive bundled with a download of Assassin's Creed: Unity for Windows
Price: $149.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $21
Is It Worth It?: Samsung is a big player in the world of SSDs and the Samsung 850 Pro proves why. According to CNET, it's "one of the best, if not the best, standard consumer-grade solid-state drives on the market." It's the first SSD on the market to use 3D vertical NAND (V-NAND) flash memory for top performance and ultra-high endurance and it comes with a rarely seen 10-year warranty. Better yet, this is the cheapest price we've seen for this drive. It features read speeds of up to 550MB/s and write speeds of up to 520MB/s. The drive also comes with a free download of Assassin's Creed: Unity for Windows.
Western Digital 2TB My Passport Portable USB 3.0 External Hard Drive bundled with a Lexar Pro 600x Class 10 32GB SD Card
Store: Adorama via eBay
Price: $89.99 with free shipping
Lowest By: $9
Is It Worth It?: Need a large-capacity drive you can take on the road? With 2TB of storage at your disposal, the My Passport Portable is the perfect solution. It's currently $9 under our Tuesday mention (which didn't include the bonus 32GB SD card) and the best price we could find for the hard drive alone by $9. It features password protection, cloud backup, and hardware encryption.