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The Crucial MX500 2TB SSD has matched its lowest price of $200 on Amazon

The Crucial MX500 2TB SATA internal solid state drive (opens in new tab) is down to $199.99 on Amazon. This price matches the lowest we've ever seen, and it has only hit this price once before, about a month ago. Since then, and before, the SSD has sold for around $220 or more. It has been selling for around $225 or more for the last year.

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Has sequential read and write speeds of 560 and 510 MB/s respectively. Power Loss Immunity helps save your work even in the event of an unexpected power outage. Hardware encryption keeps it safe from prying eyes. 5-year warranty.

There are two real reasons you'd want to get this SSD. The first is you've never upgraded to an SSD before. Everyone should be on an SSD in 2020. If you're still working from a hard drive, I wouldn't even hesitate. I mean, if you have enough time to go refill your coffee while waiting for your operating system to load when you turn your computer on in the morning, you need to upgrade. The second reason to get this is if you already have an SSD but because the prices increase exponentially, you never got one with very much space. This is a 2TB drive, which means you could store your operating system, tons of programs, and even a bunch of media on it and load it all with incredible speeds.

This internal SSD features sequential read speeds up to 560 MB/s and sequential write speeds up to 510 MB/s. It offers offers integrated power loss immunity which preserves your work if your power goes out suddenly, and its AES 256-bit hardware-based encryption helps ensure your data remains secure. Crucial includes a 5-year limited warranty with all the options. Users give the SATA version 4.7 stars out of 5 based on more than 11,000 reviews (opens in new tab).

J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now for Thrifter. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.