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 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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WD My Passport 1TB portable solid state drive

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.

$119.99 $169.99 $50 off

The deal given is no longer valid and we do not have a better one.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

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 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.

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 to score free two-day shipping with no order minimum, access to the Prime Video streaming service, exclusive members-only discounts, and more.

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