The excellent 1TB Samsung 860 EVO SSD is down to £80 as part of the Amazon Spring Sale.
The 860 EVO has long been one of the best SSDs for gaming – that was until Samsung’s very own 870 Evo usurped its spot in Digital Foundry’s recommendations for SATA drives.
Don’t let that put you off, though. Even with both currently sporting decent price cuts, the older version is still an excellent pick if you’re after a lightning-fast SSD. And it’s hard to argue against at nearly £20 less than the more recent iteration.
- 1TB Samsung 860 EVO SSD for £79.99
- 1TB Samsung 870 EVO SSD for £98.99
- 2TB Samsung 870 EVO SSD for £163.99
But it doesn’t end there! The offers also extend to Samsung’s newest 980 PRO NVMe SSDs as well, which have been given their biggest discounts since launching at the end of last year.
These are expensive drives but the generational jump from the older 970 drives makes for a considerable increase in performance for PC gaming.
Now, for those of you with a PlayStation 5 wondering if these are good to upgrade your console storage, unfortunately, we just don’t know yet. Sony is yet to whitelist any compatible PS5 SSDs, though this is the sort of ballpark we’d likely be looking in for suitable drives. Without any confirmation yet, though, it would be unwise to suggest you buy one and hope it works.
Hold fire – for now. Digital Foundry will no doubt be on top of testing SSDs once we’ve got some idea which ones are clear to use in the PS5. Go wild if it’s a PC upgrade and you have a motherboard that supports them!
- 500GB Samsung 980 PRO NVMe SSD for £97.99
- 1TB Samsung 980 PRO NVMe SSD for £162.99
Whichever of these SSD deals you go for, if you’ve been holding off on an upgrade for a while, now’s a great time to get involved. These offers are expected to last for the rest of the week, or until they go out of stock.
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