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The PS5 SSD deal everyone has been waiting for is here - save big on the Samsung 980 PRO Heatsink drive

Samsung 980 Pro Heatsink
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Black Friday PS5 SSD deals are offering some excellent discounts on some hotly anticipated storage sticks today, but this 20% discount on the new Samsung 980 PRO heatsink model is still leading the page. You'll find the highly rated PS5 SSD down to just $199.99 at Amazon and Best Buy right now, an impressive $50 saving considering this is such a new release.

This particular PS5 SSD deal was long-awaited, as players watched and waited for the cream of the crop to drop its price tag. The Samsung 980 PRO was already on many a PS5 player's shopping lists before Samsung dropped this heatsink model. 

Seeing this as part of the Black Friday PS5 SSD deals is a welcome surprise, as the heatsink version itself was only launched a month or so ago, making this discount an even more attractive proposition. We expect demand is going to be strong, so don't delay if you're planning to claim one as it's likely this will be one of the highlights of the Black Friday PS5 deals this year.

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There are several reasons to get excited about this deal – Samsung is one of the top names when it comes to storage, so you know you'll be getting a quality and reliable product, and it sits highly on both our best SSD for gaming and best PS5 SSD rundowns. 

The 980 PRO SSD has never seen a price reduction before, so getting 20% off is an absolute rarity that shouldn't be overlooked, and the included heatsink means that if you're planning on using it to upgrade your PS5 then you can be confident that it's ready to go.

Today's best Black Friday PS5 SSD deals

Samsung 980 PRO 1TB w/Heatsink | $250

Samsung 980 PRO 1TB w/Heatsink | $250 $199.99 at Amazon
Save $50 - A highly sought-after SSD choice when it comes to upgrading a PS5, with its first-ever discount and a decent 20% one at that - the proprietary heatsink is a big selling point for us, and it'll be ready to go straight out of the box. The same great price is also available from Best Buy.

Samsung 980 PRO | 1TB w/Heatsink | £195.98 at Novatech

Samsung 980 PRO | 1TB w/Heatsink | £195.98 at Novatech
It's finally available in the UK! At long last, the much-coveted Samsung 980 PRO with its brand new heatsink is finally - finally - available in the UK. This is a pretty keen price given it's only just become available and, for comparison, the lowest ever price on the SN850 was around £170 - as a result, this is a good deal for something so premium. It's also available at Amazon but for a heftier investment of around £250.

While we highly recommend the $199 Samsung 980 PRO with built-in heatsink to take any issues of compatibility out of the equation, if you feel confident enough to add you own heatsink separately then there's bigger storage capacity to be had with the Samsung 980 PRO 2TB SSD for $319.99, which is significantly ($130!) cheaper than the 2TB version with it's own built-in heatsink. For those on a tighter budget, the Samsung 980 PRO 500GB SSD for $109.99 is definitely worth considering, though again you'll need to supply and fit your own heatsink for that one. You'll find details on all of these Black Friday SSD deals and more by checking out the section below.

Samsung 980 PRO 500GB | $150

Samsung 980 PRO 500GB | $150 $109.99 at Best Buy
Save $40 - If you're on a tighter budget and don't need quite as much storage, then this option is significantly cheaper – though you will need to factor in a little extra to buy a separate heatsink. You can also find this same low price over at Amazon.

Samsung 980 PRO 2TB | $430

Samsung 980 PRO 2TB | $430 $319.99 at Amazon
Save $110 - For those with more to invest in future-proofing their system, this 2TB model is also down to its lower price ever, and once you add your own heatsink it's good to go. Again, this same price drop can be found at Best Buy.

If those Samsung SSDs aren't exactly what you're looking for, then there are of course other options available. We're always searching to find even more Black Friday PS5 SSDs deals for you, and you'll find some further selections below.

WD Black SN850 1TB w/Heatsink | $279.99

WD Black SN850 1TB w/Heatsink | $279.99 $249.99 at Best Buy
Save $30 - Not only are WD another well respected brand in the SSD game, but interest in this particular drive has been high since Mark Cerny himself revealed it as his choice for a PS5 upgrade. If you're comfortable adding your own DIY finish, then the non-heatsink 1TB version is down to just $149.99 from $230.

Seagate FireCuda 530 1TB w/Heatsink | $275

Seagate FireCuda 530 1TB w/Heatsink | $275 $239.99 at Amazon
Save $35 - Seagate are another trusted brand for SSDs, and the FireCuda 530 is specifically marketed as exceeding the required PS5 SSD specs. The built-in heatsink means you can pop it straight into your console, and the same deal is also available over at Best Buy.

XPG Gammix S70 Blade 1TB PS5 SSD | $159.99

XPG Gammix S70 Blade 1TB PS5 SSD | $159.99 $129.99 at Amazon
Save $30 - The XPG Gammix S70 Blade is another top PS5 SSD, and with a $30 discount it's just dropped down to a record low price. You'll need to source your own heatsink for this model, but you are getting a solid stick for a great price here.

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Iain Wilson

Iain originally joined Future in 2012 to write guides for CVG, PSM3, and Xbox World, before moving on to join GamesRadar in 2013 as Guides Editor. His words have also appeared in OPM, OXM, PC Gamer, GamesMaster, and SFX. He is better known to many as ‘Mr Trophy’, due to his slightly unhealthy obsession with amassing intangible PlayStation silverware, and he now has over 300 Platinum pots weighing down the shelves of his virtual award cabinet. He does not care for Xbox Achievements.