WD’s Black NVMe PCIe SSDs have 3.4GB/s read speeds: 500GB $170, 250GB $95

From $95

Update 6/20: Amazon offers the Seagate FireCuda 1TB 2.5-inch internal hard drive for $52.99 shipped (Reg. $60+). Rated 4.1/5 stars from over 1,900 at Amazon.

Amazon offers the WD Black 500GB High-Performance NVMe PCIe internal solid state drive for $169.99 shipped. Originally $230, this SSD has sold for closer to $200 recently and this is the lowest we’ve tracked historically. Western Digital recently released these SSDs, which boast read speeds of 3,400 MB/s. NVMe is a great technology for super-fast I/O speeds in a very compact form factor. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Also on sale at Amazon is the 250GB version for $94.99 shipped (Reg. $110+).

WD Black 500GB NVMe PCIe SSD features:

  • Sequential read speeds up to 3,400MB/s (for 1000GB model), up to 60% faster than the previous generation of WD Black SSD
  • Built on the Western Digital NVMe SSD storage architecture for low latency, power efficiency, and compatibility
  • Low power efficiency down to 2.5mW, half the mW of the previous WD Black SSD
  • WD F.I.T. Lab certified to work with a wide range of high-performance PC configurations
  • Free downloadable WD SSD Dashboard software and free downloadable cloning and backup software
  • 5-year limited warranty

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