Connect with us


Crucial’s SSD lineup is discounted for Easter in the UK


At RPS, we believe that Crucial makes some of the greatest solid-state drives (SSDs) in the business. In particular, we like their portable SSDs, which are both fairly priced and far quicker than any flash drive or portable hard drive that you’ve ever used. Several of their drives have been reduced for Easter in the United Kingdom, so we’ve put together a list of some of our favourites for your entertainment.

The Crucial X8 is the first of them. This drive is the quickest portable choice available from the Idahoan business, with read speeds of up to 1050MB/s and capacities of 1TB and 2TB – both of which are currently among the best values available on Amazon UK. When it comes to storage capacity, the 2TB model is really a better deal, and it’s definitely worth investing in if you appreciate having a huge number of files ready to go, whether they’re game installations or Ultra HD films. The 1TB model is what I personally use to transfer movie files from my PC to the TV downstairs for viewing, and it’s startling how rapidly a 1TB drive can fill up with 4K video footage. In Katharine’s testing, which took place in 2020, she discovered that it outperformed rival Samsung SSDs while also being less expensive.

If you don’t want as much speed and instead want to maximize your storage space, the Crucial X6 is half the speed and nearly half the price of the Samsung 850 EVO. In addition, it is available in some extremely huge capacities, ranging from 500GB all the way up to 4TB. Fortunately, some of those massive variants are already available for purchase, with the flagship 4TB model costing £252 – only £100 more than the X8 for twice the storage capacity. A USB-C to USB-A adaptor is available for an additional £262, but I don’t believe that’s a particularly attractive deal.

In the end, the Crucial BX500 is an internal drive that RPS has dubbed “a excellent bargain gaming SSD” – and it’s now discounted to only £79 for a 1TB variant. That’s a reasonable price for a SATA SSD of this size, however the Crucial P2 is a better value for money because it’s around four times quicker and seven pounds cheaper in an M.2 form factor, which is more handy for most people. Even said, if you’re running an older PC that doesn’t have any available NVMe slots, the BX500 is still a good choice in this situation.

There are a few more Crucial Easter offers floating about, but we believe these are the best of the best, so we’ll stop there.. Please accept our sincere thanks for joining us one again, and we look forward to seeing you again tomorrow for more sizzling deals!