Many of the best PS5 games demand a large chunk of hard drive space to install. For example, God of War Ragnarök alone required more than 85GB of storage. So, if you’re finding freeing up room is a chore, then this Black Friday deal on one of the best PS5 internal SSDs could be the solution you’ve been searching for.
For a limited time, the Samsung 980 Pro SSD w/ heatsink is on sale for $189 at Amazon (opens in new tab). That’s a massive $210 off its full listing price of $399. Granted, this PS5-compatible SSD rarely sells at full MSPR, but this is nevertheless the lowest price we’ve ever spotted for a 2TB model.
While the Samsung 980 Pro SSD is not technically an officially-licensed PS5 accessory, it meets all of Sony’s requirements (opens in new tab) for a PS5 SSD. And it’s been confirmed as compatible with the next-gen console by its manufacturer, so you can rest assured that this hard drive will slot into your PS5 without any hassle.
This model also comes with a preinstalled heatsink. This is a very good thing as Sony advises that any drive added to the PS5’s storage expansion slot should come with some form of cooling. Of course, you could buy the Samsung 980 Pro separately and attach a third-party heatsink yourself but this preconfigured model is much more convenient.
Even better, when you add an additional SSD to your PS5, it doesn’t replace that console’s stock hard drive. That means you’re adding an additional 2TB of storage on top of the 667GB that comes as standard. This is great news if you were looking to install Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 and the recently-released Warzone 2.0 which have a combined file size of almost 200GB.
This Black Friday deal represents not only the lowest price ever on a Samsung 980 Pro SSD, but it’s also one of the cheapest prices we’ve ever spotted on a 2TB PS5 SSD in general. Alternatively, if you’d rather opt for the WB_Black SN850 SSD it’s also on sale at Amazon (opens in new tab). However, even with a 13% discount, it’s still retailing for $259 which is a fairly eyewatering price tag (and $20 more than its lowest ever price).
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