If you’re looking for a way to upgrade your desktop’s storage to a faster SSD, Sabrent has a great daily deal on Amazon today that can help you do that without breaking the bank. The company’s 1TB Rocket Gen4 PCIe SSD is down to $150, which is $50 off its normal price and a record low. If you’d rather an external (and portable) solution, Sabrent’s 1TB Rocket Nano SSD has dropped to $128 and that’s about $40 off its normal price. Both of these are daily deals so the prices will go back up at the end of the day.
The Rocket Gen4 PCIe SSD was already a solid bang-for-your-buck internal drive. You’d pay more per gigabyte of storage with most other competitors, so even the Rocket’s $200 standard price is a decent one. It has a standard M.2 2280 form factor so it should work in any Gen4 slot. Sabrent estimates up to 5,000 MB/s read speeds and up to 4,400 MB/s write speeds when this drive is paired with a Gen4 motherboard. That’s important to keep in mind before you buy because you’ll only get Gen3 speeds if your PC has a Gen3 motherboard. While aesthetics aren’t super important when it comes to internal components, it doesn’t hurt that the Rocket has a lovely design on top of being a fast, reliable and affordable storage solution.
As for the Rocket Nano, it’s better suited for those that care about versatility and portability. It comes with USB-C to C and a USB-C to A cables so you can use it with a variety of machines and its USB 3.2 interface allows for speeds up to 1,000 MB/s. It’s also smaller than a credit card and weighs only 1.6 ounces, making it one of the most pocket-friendly SSDs we’ve seen. This sale even makes it about $30 cheaper than one of our favorite portable drives, the Samsung T7.