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Best Black Friday Weekend SSD And Hard Drive Deals: PS5 NVMe SSDs, Large External HDDs, And More

Black Friday weekend has plenty of deals to make gaming even better with the lightning-fast power of SSDs.


Black Friday weekend before Cyber Monday is the perfect time to finally upgrade your storage, whether it's on your PC, PS5, or Xbox Series X. There are numerous deals on regularly pricey NVMe SSDs, as well as great discounts on large capacity external hard drives. PS5 owners can now expand the console's storage space by installing an NVMe SSD. Meanwhile, Xbox Series X|S owners can pick up the Seagate Storage Expansion Card--which unfortunately hasn't been discounted this Black Friday. Of course, you can also use external hard drives for the PS4 and Xbox One and to store PS5 and Series X games (they have to be transferred back first to be played). We've rounded up the best Black Friday SSD deals available now and will update this list throughout the weekend.

Best Black Friday SSD deals

After a year on the market, it's not unusual to see many a PS5 owner going under the hood of their consoles and tinkering with it so that it has more accessible storage capacity. It's worth noting though that many NVMe SSDs will not work optimally in a PS5, and you'll need one that meets the following requirements before you can start popping the console face-plates off:

  • Interface: PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 NVMe SSD
  • Sequential Read Speed: At least 5,500MB/s
  • Form Factor: M.2 type 2230, 2242, 2260, 2280, or 22110
  • Socket Type: Socket 3 (Key M)
  • Capacity: 250GB – 4TB
  • Cooling Structure: Single-sided format or double-sided heatsink
  • Total size including heatsink: less than 110mm (L) x 25mm (W) x 11.25mm (H)

Best Black Friday external hard drive deals

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