Best external SSD deals to buy [2020 Guide]

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A good external SSD always comes in handy. But a good SSD is also quite expensive. Luckily, Black Friday is here, so the prices of SSDs will get lower to at least some degree.

So, if you’re looking to add a new external SSD to your equipment, the timing can’t be better. To save you some time (and money), we compiled a list of the best external SSD deals for this Black Friday, so you can choose one that suits your needs. The official Black Friday season has already started and there are many Black Friday deals already available.

Note: Deals are subject to changeKeep in mind that the price tag may sometimes vary as some of the discounts may no longer be available by the time you’ve made your purchasing decision. So, hurry up and hit the buy button.


Black Friday external SSD deals

Samsung T5 Portable SSD 


This portable SSD offers up to 2TB of storage space, with fast Read-Write speeds of up to 540 MB/s. But its best feature is design, which allows this SSD to fit in the palm of your had! As for the connectivity, the Samsung T5 package includes USB Type C to C and USB Type C to A cables.

SanDisk Extreme (SDSSDE60-500G-G25)


SanDisk Extreme offers something that doesn’t usually go together. And that’s portability and durability at the same time. This ultra-portable SSD is also water and dust resistant, with the IP55 rating. There are multiple storage options available, starting from 500GB to up to 2TB.

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Western Digital My Passport SSD


Western Digital’s popular My Passport series also has an SSD variant, which is enough for most people to consider getting this drive. It offers up to 2TB of storage, with file transfers of up to 540 MB/s.

The drive is also compatible with WD’s in-house utilities, like WD Backup, WD Security, Social Media and Cloud Storage import, and WD Drive Utilities.

G-Technology 0G06052


When it comes to rugged, durable SSD drives, there’s hardly a better option than the G-Technology 0G06052. This rugged SSD comes with IP67 water/dust-resistance, and 3 meters drop-resistance, and 1000lb crush resistance. It also offers up to 2TB of storage with fast transfer rates of up to 560MB/s.

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SanDisk Extreme (SDSSDEXT-500G-G25)


This version of SanDisk Extreme comes with the same options as the aforementioned one, but in a different, rectangular shape. So, you can choose between these two options depending on which design you like better.

Western Digital My Passport Go Cobalt SSD


This is the version of WD My Passport SSD with enhanced durability. When it comes to features, this SSD offers the same capabilities as its relative, but comes with drop-resistance of up to 2 meters, and additional durability features.

That’s about it. Have you picked your favorite SSD deal for this Black Friday? Let us know in the comments below!

This specific deal is part of our bigger selection of the external HDD deals you can find. You might also want to check out our dedicated Black Friday hub for tech deals.


Editor’s Note: This post has been updated to show the most accurate deals and prices. We want you to have access to the best and freshest information available.