If you're looking for savings on a top-notch SATA SSD for your desktop or laptop, look no further. Amazon is selling the 1TB SK Hynix Gold S31 today for $89.24, which is awfully close to its all-time low of about $83. If you need a little more space, the 2TB Samsung 870 QVO is $180, down from $197. To get the SK Hynix deal, you'll need to clip the 15 percent-off coupon beneath the price on the product page.
The SK Hynix Gold S31 is our top pick as the best SSD for most people, offering some of the best speeds you can get in a SATA drive at an enticing price. In our review of the Gold S31, we gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars. "Given similar pricing, I’d opt for the Gold S31 over the vast majority of the 2.5-inch SATA SSDs on the market," our reviewer said.
If you need something a little roomier, the 2TB 870 QVO is our runner-up as the best budget SSD. We gave it 4 out of 5 stars in our review, praising it for its "great everyday performance." The 870 QVO's performance does drop off during big file writes, but for everyday use it's an excellent drive.