It's pretty cool that we can now get a terabyte of storage on a very small piece of tech, and that we also don't have to break the bank to do so.
Yes, for just £49 you can add 1TB of storage space to your PC, a pretty good upgrade for the cost especially for a PCIe Gen 4 drive.
US shoppers can also get the Kingston NV2 1TB SSD for cheap, as it's just $50 at Amazon US, you can find it here.
There are some caveats of course, the NV2's 3500MB/s read and 2100MB/s write speeds make it about half as fast as WD's SN850X SSD. That doesn't mean you won't notice a difference, especially if you're upgrading from a PCIe Gen 3 drive or older mechanical hard drives or SATA SSDs that max out at around the 550MB/s mark.
You can still game on the NV2 just fine, but due to it being a QLC drive that doesn't feature a DRAM cache, it isn't as suitable for intensive tasks such as video production. Of course, the sheer size for the cost make it a great choice purely for media storage and playback, but it's also a great option for an OS drive on a less-powerful machine.
It's really encouraging to see SSDs like the Kingston NV2 go under the £50 mark now. It might not be the flashiest drive around, or have a heatsink to help it keep cool or be compatible with a PS5, but it's got a big capacity, is reliable and well-reviewed.
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