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Snag a terabyte of storage at $50 off thanks to this WD My Passport SSD deal

External storage becomes a lot faster and more reliable if there aren't any tiny moving parts. One of the best solid state drives is on sale today at Amazon, making now a great time to purchase if you're in the market for storage that is both durable and affordable. Amazon has the WD 1TB My Passport External SSD (opens in new tab) on sale for $119.99, saving you $50 compared to the average cost for it. Shipping is free as well. We've never seen this particular drive drop lower than it has today, and it's unlikely that the deal will stick around beyond Black Friday weekend, so now is the best time to place your order.

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There are plenty of portable hard drives out there, but SSDs don't have moving parts which means they're more durable. That also means they can get pricey. Today's deal gets you the best of both worlds with a record low price on this 1TB model.

The deal given is no longer valid and we do not have a better one. However, we have found some similar deals

WD easystore 14TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive

WD easystore 14TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive

$219.99 $300.00 Save $80

You're actually going to look for ways to fill up this drive. Uses USB 3.0 interface for speedy data transfer and it's backwards compatible with 2.0. Works on PC and Mac but needs reformat for the latter. Comes with 2-year warranty.

WD My Passport 1TB USB-C portable solid state drive

WD My Passport 1TB USB-C portable solid state drive (opens in new tab)

$139.99 $150.00 Save $10

Has a transfer rate of up to 1,050 MB/s thanks to USB-C and USB 3.2 Gen 2 tech. Includes 256-bit AES hardware encryption for data protection. Drop resistant up to 6.5 feet. Has good backup software for protecting your data. Works with Mac and PC.

WD Easystore 16GB external desktop hard drive

WD Easystore 16GB external desktop hard drive

$259.99 $350.00 Save $90

How much data can you store? This drive has the space for it! Uses USB 3.0 interface for speedy data transfer and it's backwards compatible with 2.0. Works on PC and Mac but needs reformat for the latter. Comes with 2-year warranty.

WD My Passport 500GB external USB-C portable solid state drive

WD My Passport 500GB external USB-C portable solid state drive (opens in new tab)

$79.99 $120.00 Save $40

Includes blazing-fast NVMe tech for read/write speeds up to 1,050 MB/s and 1,000 MB/s respectively. Has 256-bit AES hardware encryption to keep your data safe. Resists shocks and drops so it can endure some punishment. Has a 5-year warranty.

WD Easystore 2TB USB 3.0 external portable hard drive

WD Easystore 2TB USB 3.0 external portable hard drive

$59.99 $100.00 Save $40

Connects via USB 3.0 for an easy-to-use interface that has data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps and is backwards compatible with USB 2.0. Set up automatic backup options or manage your drive with WD's free software. Works with PC and Mac.

This hard drive is the new generation of WD My Passport drives. There's an aesthetic difference compared to the previous generation. These feature metallic enclosures and matte finishes. They're also slightly thinner, taller, and overall sleeker. On the inside, a few changes were made as well. There's automatic backup software as well as built-in encryption to protect your data. Transfer speeds are slightly faster as well.

The WD My Passport features read speeds up to 540MB/s, and it's compatible with both USB-C and USB-A, including USB 3.1 Gen 2. Your purchase is backed by plenty of positive customer reviews (opens in new tab) as well as a three-year manufacturer's warranty.

We actually listed this drive in our best external solid state drive roundup, giving it an award for the best aesthetics. Keep all that sleek metal protected with this carrying case (opens in new tab).

Shipping at Amazon is free on orders totaling $25 or more, though you could receive your order even faster with an Amazon Prime membership. If you've never been a member before, you can start a free 30-day trial (opens in new tab) to score free two-day shipping with no order minimum, access to the Prime Video streaming service, exclusive members-only discounts, and more.

Adam Oram is a Senior Writer at iMore. He studied Media at Newcastle University and has been writing about technology since 2013. He previously worked as an Apple Genius and as a Deals Editor at Thrifter. His spare time is spent watching football (both kinds), playing Pokémon games, and eating vegan food. Follow him on Twitter at [@adamoram](https://twitter.com/adamoram).