Lexar’s latest Blaze 1TB RGB USB 3.2 portable gaming SSD hits new low at $147, more

Today we spotted a few notable portable solid-state hard drives, starting with the Lexar SL660 Blaze 1TB Portable External Gaming SSD $147.37 shipped. This model launched in May as the brand’s latest entry into its $200 line of gaming accessories. It has since fallen to $190 and more recently in the $170-$180 range before hitting today’s new all-time Amazon low. Now at the best price we’ve ever tracked, it offers modern USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 support with NVMe performance at speeds that surpass most options in its class. Moving at up to 2000MB/s, it’s ready to house your game library and just about anything else you might keep on a portable SSD plus a unique aluminum form factor with a sandblasted finish” for a additional protection, shock and vibration resistance. You’ll also find removable media, USB-C connectivity, 256-bit AES encryption, a 5-year warranty and RGB LED lighting. More offers and details below .

While not the lowest price we’ve tracked, you can get the same modern Lexar treatment described above with the 512 GB model at $120 shipped on Amazon. But if gaming-specific design isn’t your thing here, check out some of the other portable SSD deals we’re tracking below:

We also recently took a closer look at the latest from WD Thunderbolt SanDisk PRO-G40. Combining dual-mode NVMe with Thunderbolt 3 (40Gbps) and USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbps) support, it connects to one of the fastest portable SSDs on the market at up to 2700MB/s Dive into our launch the cover for more details.

Lexar SL660 Blaze 1TB Portable Gaming SSD Features:

  • Take your gaming experience to the next level with super-fast USB 3.2 Gen2x2 performance of up to 2000MB/s read and 1900MB/s write
  • Step up your game with the vibrant colors of RGB LEDs
  • Features a premium aluminum housing with a sandblasted finish for added protection, shock and vibration resistant.
  • Includes 256-bit AES encryption software solution to securely protect files
  • Includes removable stand for added style
  • Features a USB Type-C (USB-C) port which includes a USB Type-C to Type-C cable and a standard USB Type-C to USB Type-A cable.
  • Five-year limited product support

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