The WD Blue 500GB solid state drive (opens in new tab) drops to $56.99 at Newegg when you enter promo code EMCTDWT22 during checkout. This deal is $1 above the best price we've ever seen, which was back in July. Currently both the SATA and M.2 versions of this drive go for around $65 at Newegg and Amazon (opens in new tab).
The deal given is no longer valid and we do not have a better one. However, we have found some similar deals
$219.99 $300.00 Save $80
You're actually going to look for ways to fill up this drive. Uses USB 3.0 interface for speedy data transfer and it's backwards compatible with 2.0. Works on PC and Mac but needs reformat for the latter. Comes with 2-year warranty.
WD My Passport 1TB USB-C portable solid state drive (opens in new tab)
$139.99 $150.00 Save $10
Has a transfer rate of up to 1,050 MB/s thanks to USB-C and USB 3.2 Gen 2 tech. Includes 256-bit AES hardware encryption for data protection. Drop resistant up to 6.5 feet. Has good backup software for protecting your data. Works with Mac and PC.
$259.99 $350.00 Save $90
How much data can you store? This drive has the space for it! Uses USB 3.0 interface for speedy data transfer and it's backwards compatible with 2.0. Works on PC and Mac but needs reformat for the latter. Comes with 2-year warranty.
WD My Passport 500GB external USB-C portable solid state drive (opens in new tab)
$79.99 $120.00 Save $40
Includes blazing-fast NVMe tech for read/write speeds up to 1,050 MB/s and 1,000 MB/s respectively. Has 256-bit AES hardware encryption to keep your data safe. Resists shocks and drops so it can endure some punishment. Has a 5-year warranty.
$59.99 $100.00 Save $40
Connects via USB 3.0 for an easy-to-use interface that has data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Set up automatic backup options or manage your drive with WD's free software. Works with PC and Mac.
These are 3D NAND drives that draw 25% less power than previous generations of the WD Blue. They have read/write speeds of 560 MB/s and 530 MB/s respectively. Users give them 4.7 stars based on 1,893 reviews (opens in new tab).
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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.
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