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These hard drive Prime Day deals may not be sexy, but they're great value for money

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Amazon Prime Day 2021 is here and we're seeing some impressive discounts on everything from mattresses to tech. Right now you can get $50 off the WD Easystore 2TB hard drive at Best Buy, and there are plenty of other offers to be had in both the US and UK.

Below we've sifted through the best deals available on hard drives to find the biggest savings, with up to 50 per cent off drives from the likes of Western Digital, SanDisk, Seagate and Samsung. You can check out our guide to the best external hard drives around for context, and for more great hard drives.

There's only one day left of Amazon Prime now, so move fast to grab the deals listed below. We'll be adding deals as they go live. If you've managed to get a PS5, check out our best SSD for PS5 article. Looking for something before Christmas? Check ou tour Black Friday external hard drive deals page. 

Amazon Prime Day hard drive deals - US

Amazon Prime Day hard drive deals: US

WD Easystore 2TB: $109.99 $59.99 at Best Buy
Save $50:
There's no need for Amazon Prime membership here either, with a bargain on this WD Easystore HDD. You don't get the speed of an SSD, but this is a fantastic price for a portable, versatile hard drive with a more than decent capacity for everyday use.

Seagate Game Drive 2TB: $109.99 $59.84 at Amazon
Save $50.15:
There's a massive 46% off this gaming external hard drive, which has been designed for the Xbox One. It's bright green so you won't lose it, and comes with a 1 year warranty and rescue service. It's also an absolute bargain.

Seagate Game Drive 4TB: $122.99 $85.49 at Amazon
Save $37.50:
If you want a little storage, and are looking for something compatible with the PS4, then this 4TB hard drive from Seagate could be for you. There's currently 30% off for Prime Day members. 

SanDisk Extreme 1TB: $252.99 $149.99 at Adorama
Save $103:
It's not only Amazon throwing deals at us. Save a huge 41% on this solid compact SSD at Adorama. With a durable, shock-resistant solid-state core, 1TB capacity and transfers as fast as 550MB/s, this is a deal to grab fast.

Samsung T5 Portable SSD 500GB: $109.99 $89.95 at Amazon
Save $20.04:
If you want the speed of an SSD, it's always going to cost you more, but right now Amazon has 18% off 500GB of storage and read-write speeds of up to 540 MB/s with this Samsung drive.

Amazon Prime Day hard drive deals UK

Amazon Prime Day hard drive deals: UK

Western Digital 4TB My Passport £104.99 £81.99 at Amazon
Save £23:
While this model from WD doesn't quite offer the speed of its SSD version, it hits a brilliant balance between high storage capacity and quick file transfers – making it our favourite external hard drive around, and at a now even tastier price.

WD 1TB My Passport SSD £221.99 £109.99 at Amazon
Save £112:
Get a whopping 50% off this light and compact SSD from Western Digital. Boasting solid read and write speeds, a 1TB capacity and 256-bit hardware encryption, it's a great, reliable drive for both business travel and everyday media use.

SanDisk Extreme 1TB £221.99 £114.99 at Amazon
Save £107:
This is another great compact SSD with a huge discount this Prime Day. It has a durable, shock-resistant solid-state core and offers high-speed transfers of up to 550MB/s. Best of all, the price has been slashed by 48%.

SanDisk Extreme 500GB £136.99 £69.99 at Amazon
Save £67:
If you don't need 1TB in capacity, there's also 49 per cent off the 500GB model of the SanDisk Extreme. You get the same compact, durable design and perhaps the lowest price you'll find for a reliable external hard drive.

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Joe is a regular freelance journalist and editor at Creative Bloq. He's in charge of getting our product reviews up onto the website and keeps track of the best equipment for creatives, from monitors to office supplies. He's worked as a writer and translator for 20 years and also works as a project manager at a design and branding agency based in London and Buenos Aires, where he manages a team of designers, photographers and video editors.