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Buy Ssd For Ps4 __HOT__



SSD is a faster form of storage than HDD, so load times of PS4 games will definitely be quicker running off an SSD. You have a few options here, you can find an external SSD with good transfer speeds (like USB-C external drives), which have become more affordable of late. Alternatively, you can upgrade the internal HDD of your PS4 to a SATA SSD which will give you a roughly 30% performance boost across the board. Of course, if you have a PS5, PS4 games will run quicker on the newer hardware thanks to the internal SSD.




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SSD is, without a doubt, a superior form of storage to HDD. This is thanks to more intuitive architecture and machinery, which results in vastly better performance. In terms of the PS4, this will equate to much fast load times, and much of the time, more storage if you buy in larger capacities than what you've got in your PS4. For reference, SATA SSDs can have sequential read and write times like 550MB/s, whereas the fastest HDDs would be lucky if they reach 200MB/s.


The best PS4 SSD is either an external one, or a SATA SSD that can replace your internal HDD. Either will bring you massive quality of life updates to a console that's approaching 10 years on the market. In terms of internal options, we'd recommend the Samsung 860 EVO 1TB SSD, or, if you're watching your pennies, the Seagate 1TB Gaming SSHD ST1000LM014.


The best PS4 SSDs will basically make your last-gen console an ascended super sayain. For those who aren't up on their Dragon Ball references, it'll take your PS4 and super-charge it into the realms between the PS4 and PS5. With the majority of launch PS4s now resembling small jet engines when you boot them up, upgrading to a superior form of storage could leave yours feelinga lot lighter. Since the PS4 is a whopping ten years old this year (ouch), a performance boost will be more than welcome.


Even at this stage, a lot of folks don't realise how easy it is to fully upgrade your PS4's internal HDD to a SATA SSD. The process may take a few hours depending on data back-up, restore times, and your comfort level with DIY tasks, but it's easily done if you have the right tools. While you may not get the massive speed boosts from the likes of the best SSD for gaming, or even the best PS5 SSDs, an internal SATA SSD could make your PS4 or PS4 Pro 30% faster.


Of course, not everyone wants to go to that effort. One of the best external hard drives will absolutely do the trick, especially since there are now great SSD options available at affordable prices too. If you'd rather go for sheer capacity and you aren't worried about performance, you could always go for one of the best PS4 external hard drives, as HDD will undoubtedly be cheaper.


With SSD prices continuing to tumble due to, well, time, and a vibrant PC market, quality drives like the Samsung EVO 860 are more affordable than ever. When it comes to SSDs, the EVO series has long been the gold standard, and the 860 EVO offers serious performance, teamed with modern design and parts.


SSD speeds are 3 to 4 times quicker than those of HDDs, and while there are a number of other factors at play when it comes to console gaming, you will notice a boost in performance with a pure, internal SSD. What's more, this is actually a cheaper option than buying an external SSD drive for your PS4. While the EVO is mid-range in terms of price, it's one of the best SATA drives for performance. What's more, you'll often find the EVO series on sale via sites like Amazon, so you'll rarely pay full price for it.


Another hybrid drive, the Seagate 1TB Gaming SSHD main selling point is the improvements granted by its dual SSD and HDD heritage - shorter load times, faster installs, etc- but without the price hike. The caveat, of course, is that since this SSHD does also rely on a physical disk spinning at 5400RPM, the improvements may not be as dramatic as with a traditional SSD.


Anyway, there's never been a better time to go for an SATA drive for your PS4 r PS4 Pro as they are superior to hard drives, and the value they offer is incredible - you can pick them up so cheap now that they are one of the best PS4 SSDs on value alone.


The Crucial MX500 is one of the best going, too. Especially since it costs considerably less than other SATA SSD models at just $80-90 or 60-70 for 1TB. And for that investment, you're getting a reliable drive, with fewer moving g parts than an HDD, and one that will last a while. The speeds are decent for an SSD and definitely great for a PS4: about 550MB/s read speed, and 460MB/s write speed.


We're sort of cheating (but not really) with this option. The Seagate Firecuda offers SSD-like performance but is technically a hybrid drive. This keeps the price down in the first instance, but also gets you a solid performer that brings good elements of both drive type to the party. It's a 2.5" drive, so it'll fit neatly into your console (doubling the storage of your PS4 Pro, and potentially quadrupling the size of a regular 500GB model), and Seagate is a big, well-established name in PC storage, so this model is always going to be reliable and efficient.


On the outside, it's a palm-sized rectangular drive that has a very cool-looking military style with molded metal and the traditional sleek WD_Black aesthetic and marking. Its USB-C port can be used on your devices as either a USB-A or USB-C connection and in our testing, we got the same speeds through either port so it shouldn't matter which you have free or available, or if you change the device it's used with during its lifetime. There's a small but clear LED indicator on one of the short ends which is always a help, but one small downside is that it does get a little warm when in use so it'll pay to keep that in mind when positioning it.


When it comes to speeds, what you're told you're getting and what happens is pretty much bang on. Its incredible performance for an external SSD and the stated speeds of 'up to 2000MB/s' was on the money in our testing. Real-world performance-wise, the P50 gives you everything a high-quality external SSD should do: games were loaded incredibly quickly, files were retrieved in the snap of a finger, and the performance levels were incredibly consistent. Of course, it might almost be too fast for the standard USB ports on the PS4, but it certainly maximises the use out of them and their own speeds - and it'll also be a perfect PS5 SSD for when you need to move everything over to the new generation.


The WD_Black P40 SSD is the latest in WD's gaming-focused external hard drives, and it's one of the best performers you can get your hands on. It takes the speedy specs and robust design of the P50 and carries both over to a small form factor body that makes use of some lovely ambient RGB lighting.


Read and write speeds were great in testing. The 2000MB/s speed you see on the box is as good as you'll get in an external hard drive, but in reality, it translates to some great load times and transfer speeds on PS5 and PC. I had a load of game capture footage stored on my PS5 I had been meaning to move across to my computer for video editing, and even though it was about 30 clips spanning a total of 22GB, the P40 swallowed it up from the PS5 in about a minute. The same was true of games once I formatted the drive for some extra storage. I transferred three games that added up to 18GB, and it moved across in just shy of a minute.


Unfortunately, the P40 is one of the more expensive options up and down this list, particularly because it's a recent release from one of the biggest names in storage. For your purchase though, you get the drive itself, WD's Windows dashboard, a USB-C cable and USB-A adapter, a quick install guide, and a 5-year warranty I'd be surprised if you need to use.


If you're looking at getting the best-protected SSD to keep that drive extra safe - and why wouldn't you as it costs a little bit more - then the SanDisk Extreme Portable is the one for you. This will be able to withstand any sorts of accidents and is the perfect contender for those of us who are accident-prone, or who prefer to make extra sure about the protection our devices have. As well as being properly rugged, it's water and dust-resistant (to the IP-55 standard) and has a shock-resistant core for extra durability.


It performs excellently too: its read speeds can challenge the Samsung T5's. And it is really compact, with a fit-it-in-your-pocket size. The safety and durability comes at a premium though and adds a bit more onto the price of the drive but it's definitely worth it when all things are considered. The protection and durability on this PS4 SSD are excellent. And if you want some extra reassurance you could even go for the Extreme Pro (opens in new tab) variant - but be prepared to see the cost rise significantly.


The Samsung T5 was recently our top PS4 SSD because it prioritizes quality in performance and reliability. This is highlighted by its read and write speeds: up to 540mb/s. The Samsung is also very compact, durable and sleek looking. Its durability (combined with a case) making it ideal for carrying around if you're on the go between where you game - plus it's much smaller than you think, at about the same size as a small smartphone.


The T5 offers incredible performance for a PS4 SSD, but it does hold its price quite well so it will always cause a little concern. However, having one of the best PS4 SSDs is about prioritizing speed and performance so and you'll get that in bag fulls with the T5 so it's very worthy of its placing in this list. If it ever goes down in price during sales, though, and after the WD_Black P50, its as close to a no-brainer as it gets for a PS4 companion accessory.


As you may have found, if you rummage around the PS4 SSD market a bit more thoroughly, you'll find 'hidden' gems, away from the usual suspects. The drives from the likes of OWC and Silicon Power are absolutely indicative of that. And the Bolt B75 Pro is no different: it's a cracking little drive and will offer a great value alternative from a smaller, but equally reliable name. In short, the Bolt B75 Pro is dependable, robust, competitively priced, and quality. 041b061a72


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