Black Friday 2021: the best data storage deals

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If you’ve waited until you have a new hard drive or NAS device until there’s a good deal, your patience pays off. Take advantage of some of these great Black Friday storage deals.

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Black Friday 2021 storage deals

When people think of Black Friday, they don’t often think of buying an awesome new external hard drive or a fantastic deal on an SD card. However, digital storage options are plentiful during the holiday shopping season, and discounts are often significant.

Whatever type of storage you need, there is sure to be plenty for you. We’ve sifted through the offers to find the ones that are right for you.

Solid State Drives

SSDs, or SSDs, are one of the best storage methods, but they are also more expensive than hard drives. However, SSD prices have come down over the years and Black Friday sales on them are particularly good.

Hard disks (HDD)

If you need to backup your data, an external hard drive (HDD) is your best choice. You can get a lot of storage on the cheap, especially during Black Friday, and partition it for any kind of data you want. During this time of year, you can get multiple terabyte-sized hard drives at great prices. Do not miss!

If you’re wondering which drive to get, our best external hard drive tour can help you get started.

Network Storage (NAS)

NAS, or network attached storage devices, are really great for things like Plex, or for easily sharing data in a centralized network. Being a bit of a specialized tech, there aren’t many Black Friday deals on NAS.

However, the 12TB WD My Cloud Home Duo is $ 70 at Best Buy, bringing the already affordable NAS down to just $ 480. If you’re interested in other NAS models, check out our best NAS buying guide.

Flash Keys and MicroSD Cards

USB drives and SD cards aren’t the most expensive storage on the market, and they’re often on sale. However, you can get even bigger discounts on these useful portable storage devices during Black Friday, so now is a great time to grab them and refuel!

When it comes to SD cards, you often want to aim for a MicroSD card, as opposed to a full-sized card. MicroSD cards should be compatible with more devices and also come with adapters to use as full-size SD cards to boot.

Looking for more offers?

If you’re looking for even more great Black Friday deals, check out our other roundups:

Our sister sites Review Geek and LifeSavvy also have some great deals to check out!

Finally, you can check out our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide, where you can check out all kinds of great products, whether they’re on sale or not.

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