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Over the Black Friday shopping event, major US retailers have already released plenty of deals on storage including internal drives, Solid State Drives (SSDs), memory cards for cameras and gaming consoles, flash USBs, and more.
Below, you will find the Black Friday deals we've spotted so far. Our recommendations will be updated regularly so check back for the latest bargains.
In time for the holiday season, retailers across the board have expanded their return policies, giving eligible purchases made between November to December 31 a return window until the end of January 2022. See each stores' return page for more details.
An internal solid state drive, suitable for upgrading PC storage capabilities, is also on offer. The 2.5-inch WD Blue SATA internal SSD comes with a 1TB capacity, 560MB/s read speed & 530MB/s write speed.
If you're happy with a massive amount of storage space as a trade-off for speed and portability, you can take advantage of a $190 discount on a WD Elements desktop hard drive. This HDD, with an 18TB capacity, is best kept on a stable surface and at home.
Over at Best Buy, you can take advantage of a $225 saving on the SanDisk Extreme Portable SSD. This 2TB (USB-C) model is slim, compact, and is designed to be rugged and able to stay reliable in different environments.
On Amazon, you can pick up a rugged portable hard drive with a discount worth hundreds of dollars during Black Friday. The SanDisk 4TB device is a solid state drive designed with portability in mind and offers rapid transfer speeds (read: 1050MB/s, write: 1000MB/s).
Over at Newegg, you can pick up an internal Leven SSD 3D NAND TLC SATA III drive for $143.99. This 2.5-inch storage solution comes with a 2TB capacity with sequential read speeds up to 560 MB/s (write speeds up to 530 MB/s).
Best Buy has a great offer available for an internal storage solution, the SanDisk Ultra 1TB 3D SSD.
Users of the drive, which sports a PCIe Gen 3 x 4 (NVMe) interface, can expect write speeds of up to 1,950MB/s and read speeds of up to 2,400MB/s.
Another storage option at Best Buy is the SanDisk Ultra flash drive. This portable storage device, connected via USB to PCs, has a capacity of 128GB.
For a massive storage solution, you can pick up a 14TB hard drive from WD with a $220 discount. The hard drive is USB 3.0 compatible and comes with backup software.
Other deals of note
- Samsung 870 EVO 4TB 2.5 Inch SATA III Internal SSD, Amazon, $498, ($81 off)
- Seagate 4TB Game Drive for Xbox, Best Buy, $104.99 ($20 off)
- Samsung 2TB 870 QVO Series 2.5-inch SATA III Internal SSD, Walmart, $189.99 ($40 off)
- PNY 64GB Turbo Attache 4 USB 3.0 Flash Drive, Best Buy, $7.99 ($12 off)
- SanDisk Ultra Dual Drive Luxe 128GB USB 3.1, Best Buy, $20.99 ($59 off)
- Up to 47% off Lexar Memory and Drives, Amazon, $Various
- Hyundai 256GB Ultra Portable External SSD, Target, $59.99 ($40 off)
- WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop HDD, Newegg, $79.99 ($80 off)
- LaCie 2TB Rugged Mini Portable External Hard Drive USB 3.0, Walmart, $99.99 ($68 off)
- Seagate Backup Plus Ultra Touch 2TB Portable Hard Drive with Recovery Services, Walmart, $89.99 ($40 off)
- PNY 120GB Internal SATA Solid State Drive, Target, $20.99 ($7 off)
- Hyundai 960GB 3D NAND SATA III 2.5" Internal SSD, Best Buy $89.99 ($40 off)
- Crucial MX500 1TB 3D NAND Internal SATA 2.5" Solid State Drive, Best Buy $84.99 ($15 off)
- SanDisk Professional, G-DRIVE ArmorATD, Best Buy $94.99 ($15 off)
- Seagate Game Drive for Xbox, 2TB, Best Buy $69.99 ($22.50 off)
- Save Up to 25% on Amazon Basics MicroSD memory cards, Amazon, $Various
- Seagate IronWolf 10TB NAS Hard Drive, Newegg, $269.99 ($30 off)
- Samsung T7 Portable SSD 1TB, Amazon, $109 ($60 off)
- Up to 20% off SanDisk Memory Cards, Amazon
- Samsung 980 PRO SSD with Heatsink 1TB, Amazon, $199 ($50 off)
- Up to 15% off on Seagate and LaCie Hard Drives, Amazon
- SanDisk 4TB Extreme PRO Portable SSD - up to 2000MB/s, Amazon, $749.99, ($150 off)
- SanDisk flash drive savings, Amazon, $Various
- 10 pack 32GB flash drives, Amazon, $37 ($6 off)
- Lightning deal: Mini PC AMD Ryzen | 16 GB RAM 512 GB SSD, Amazon, $484 ($85 off)
- Sabrent 2TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 Gen4 PCIe M.2 Internal SSD, Amazon, $269.99, ($50 off)
- Sabrent 2TB Rocket NVMe 4.0 Gen4 PCIe M.2 Internal SSD, Amazon, $269.99 ($50 off)
- Intel 660p Series M.2 2280 512GB PCIe internal SSD, Newegg, $44.99 ($18 off)