Skip to main content

Hard Choices Update: SSD Price Crash

Quick heads-up for the hardware-hungry RPS massive: SSD prices have fallen off a cliff in recent weeks, so if you've been holding off until now it may be time to swoop on one.

There are a lot of great deals out there right now, but one of the best for UK folk has got to be flogging 128GB Samsung 830s for £80 and 256GB models for just £170, both with free delivery so as far as I can tell, those prices are actually what you'll pay.

Lest you have forgotten, the 128GB version of the 830 was going for £130 when I did the SSD guide less than a month and a half ago. That said, the 256GB price is particularly pleasing as it goes a long way towards diffusing the one remaining sticking point with SSDs, namely capacity.

Ebuyer has some nice deals too, as do plenty of the usual online suspects. May I politely suggest now's the time to pull the trigger and make the move to solid state. I should think prices will level off for a while, now. It wouldn't shock me to see them go back up for a bit, in fact. Hell, I might even buy one myself.

Have our US Squadron spotted any similarly appealing deals on the other side of the pond? If so, please do make them known below.

Read this next