Crucial makes some of the best computer storage products, whether you want an SSD to live in your computer to give you plenty of room and fast load times, or you need something portable so you can do progress your game from console to console, Crucial has something for you.
Whatever storage upgrade you need, you can get it for less right now thanks to Crucial’s massive sale on their products. SSD like the Crucial P5 Plus NVMe and the Laptop Crucial X8 receive discounts of up to £100.
The sale is taking place at multiple retailers, including Amazon and LCD Computers, and we went to find where the biggest discounts are for each product. Take a look at all the discounted Crucial SSDs below.
Crucial P5 Plus
The P5 plus is an M.2 NVMe SSD that you need to insert into your computer’s motherboard. With a read/write performance of up to 3400/3000MB/s, this will easily store and load your games, apps or operating system nice and fast. The P5 doesn’t come with a heatsink, so it can’t be used in a PS5 unfortunately. Right now, the 500GB and 2TB versions are on sale, with their lowest prices on Amazon.
The BX500 is an internal SATA SSD, which means you need to connect it to your motherboard via a SATA cable, then place the 2.5 inch SSD somewhere in the PC, such as attaching it to the back of the case . The BX500 only goes on sale in its 2TB model, so if you’re looking for a way to store loads of files and documents and load them quickly with the read speed of 540MB/s, this is for you. .
The MX500 is the evolution of the BX500, with slightly faster read/write speeds of up to 560/510MB/s. Again, you’ll need to connect it to your motherboard via a cable and find a place for it. in your case, otherwise it’s a great SSD that you can get for less in 250GB, 500GB, 1TB, and 2TB configurations.
The X6 is a great little piece of tech, as this little 40 gram package is an external SSD that packs up to 4TB of storage with read speeds of up to 800MB/s. It will easily work with a PC, Mac, Android, iPad, and it will work with your PlayStation or Xbox, you just need a USB-A adapter to connect it. The X6 goes on sale in 500GB, 2TB and 4TB options, so pick the size you need and take it all with you.
The X8 is the faster version of the X6, but that extra speed comes with a higher price tag and a bulkier package. The X8 has read speeds of up to 1050MB/s, incredible speeds for a portable SSD, but it weighs 100 grams and is longer than the X6. But if size isn’t your concern, it’s worth the extra money for how quickly your games will load and files transfer.
So! Lots of savings on lots of different SSDs, all ready to speed up your games. If you need help deciding between all of these SSDs, check out Digital Foundry’s guide to the best gaming SSDs for help. Also be sure to follow the Twitter Jelly Deals account so you don’t miss deep discounts on SSDs, as well as sales on many other tech and gaming accessories.