This year is better than 2022 for Prime Day hard drive deals

Our pick of the best Prime Day SSD deals.
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Prime Day SSD deals

Now is a great time to buy a hard drive. We've been covering external hard drive deals on Creative Bloq for years, and we're pretty good at catching the very best deals over Amazon Prime Day (if we do say so ourselves). But those two days in mid-July are only half the story, and we've often seen the best deals on hard drives fall on either side of the official event dates (that's 11-12 July this year). 

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Kingston SSD, 2TB: $214.99 $159.99 at Amazon
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This 2TB SSD is fast, but it's also portable. It's diminutive size means you can easily pop it in your pocket, but don't let that fool you. With its USB 3.2 Gen connectivity and 2000MB/s transfer speed, this is a powerhouse.

WD Black P50 500GB SSD: $179.99 $129.99 at Walmart
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WD Black P50 500GB SSD: $179.99 $129.99 at Walmart
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This game drive from WD is one of the best hard drives for gamers and offers the tools you need to level up. It has read speeds of up to 2000MB/s and has a SuperSpeed USB (20Gb/s) interface. 

WD 2TB My Passport SSD: $379.99 $117.99 at Amazon
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WD 2TB My Passport SSD: $379.99 $117.99 at Amazon
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This deal is over $60 dollars lower than the official Prime Day deal back in 2022. This 2TB option offers more than enough storage for most people and a massive saving of 38%. If you get in before they sell out, there's a range of colours available too.

SAMSUNG 870 QVO SATA III 2TB External SSD: $129.99 $99.99 at Amazon
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SAMSUNG 870 QVO SATA III 2TB External SSD: $129.99 $99.99 at Amazon
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Another Prime Day deal that beats 2022's prices. Amazon has 22% off this fast and reliable 2TB Samsung SSD, which comes with tools to monitor the drive's health and status. There was previously a bigger discount, but some deals are already getting snapped up quickly.

Samsung T7 1TB SDD: £79.99 £55.99 at Amazon
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Samsung T7 1TB SDD: £79.99 £55.99 at Amazon
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This metallic red storage option from Samsung offers high speeds for a reasonable price. It also includes two USB cables: Type-C to C and Type-C to A for convenience and fast data transfers.

Kingston A400 960GB SDD: £66.99 £38 at Amazon
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Kingston A400 960GB SDD: £66.99 £38 at Amazon
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This internal 2.5-inch SATA SSD from Kingston is super reliable and a little more durable than most hard drives. It offers a Rev 3.0 interface with backward compatibility to Rev 2.0 and impressive Read/write speeds. 

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LaCie Rugged, HDD 1TB: $85 $54.99 at Amazon
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LaCie specialises in hardy, drop-proof HDD that you can take out and about with you, with peace of mind that it won't get damaged. This was $5 off before Prime Day but it's been knocked down further for the big day(s).

WD Easystore 5TB: $119.99 $109.99 at Best Buy
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WD Easystore 5TB: $119.99 $109.99 at Best Buy
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If you need to back up a lot of data, look no further than this Western Digital drive. It has a USB 3.0 connection, a fast data transfer rate, and it comes with easy-to-use automatic backup software. 

Seagate, HDD,12TB: $339.99 $199.99 at Amazon
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Seagate, HDD, 12TB: $339.99 $199.99 at Amazon
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Need massive amounts of storage? This Seagate desktop drive is the ticket. Amazon also has over $100 off the 14TB and 16TB versions in case you need a truly huge capacity (just click on capacity on Amazon to select the specs you want).

Seagate 4TB External Hard Drive: £130.99 £120.89 at Amazon
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Seagate 4TB External Hard Drive: £130.99 £120.89 at Amazon
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This Seagate 4TB external hard drive will not only keep your data safe, but it also comes with four months' of Adobe CC Photography software and a two-year data rescue service.

WD 8TB external hard drive: £211.99 £153.99 at AmazonSave £58:

WD 8TB external hard drive: £211.99 £153.99 at Amazon
Save £58: If you're serious about storage then this 8TB should suit you perfectly. It has speedy data transfer, and is compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0. Other sizes are available.

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Beren Neale
Ecom Editor

Beren has worked on creative titles at Future Publishing for over 13 years. Cutting his teeth as Staff Writer on the digital art magazine ImagineFX, he moved on to edit several creative titles, and is currently the Ecommerce Editor on the most effective creative website in the world. When he's not testing and reviewing the best ergonomic office chairs, phones, laptops, TVs, monitors and various types of storage, he can be found finding and comparing the best deals on the tech that creatives value the most.

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