The Sony Playstation 5 comes with an SSD storage space with a capacity of 825GB. But, in practice with the operating system and additional practical default applications, the remaining storage space is only around 650GB.
Meanwhile, PS5 games are getting bigger every day. For example, the latest GOD Of War: Ragnarok requires about 84GB of storage space. So, to be able to store more games, upgrading an SSD to a larger capacity can be a solution.
Here are 5 of the best SSD recommendations to choose from for your PS5.
1. WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD For Playstation 5
The WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD is an SSD with an official license for the Playstation 5. This SSD is equipped with a heatsink and offers very fast read and write speeds relying on PCIe Gen4 x4 technology.
Readability can be up to 7000 MB/sec. Meanwhile, the write speed is up to 5300 MB/sec. For capacity options, there are two options, namely 1TB and 2TB.
Prices for the WD_BLACK SN850 NVMe SSD for Playstation 5 start at USD $176 for a 1TB capacity
2. Corsair MP600 Pro LPX
Carrying PCIe Gen4.0 x4 technology, the Corsair MP600 Pro LPX already meets the requirements for the PS5. The read and write performance is also fast. This SSD offers read speeds up to 7100 MB per second and write up to 5800 MB per second.
Corsair has also added a low-profile aluminum heat spreader to help spread heat and minimize throttling potential. For capacity options in Indonesia, this SSD is available with a choice of 1TB and 2TB capacities.
The price for the Corsair MP600 Pro LPX starts at USD $156,99 for a 1TB capacity.
3. Samsung 980 Pro SSD Heatsink
Next up is the Samsung 980 Pro SSD Heatsink . This SSD carries V-NAND 3-bit MLC technology and PCIe Gen4.0 x4. With these specifications, the Samsung 980 Pro can offer read speeds of up to 7000 MB/s and writes of up to 5100 MB/s. There are 1TB and 2TB options for capacity options.
Prices for the Samsung 980 Pro SSD Heatsink start at USD $181 for a 1TB capacity.
4. Seagate FireCuda 530 Heatsink
Minimalist design, fast performance and the most complete capacity options are the hallmarks of the Seagate FireCuda 530 Heatsink . The design and performance are also up to PS5 standards.
With PCIe Gen4.0 x4 NVMe FireCuda 530 Heatsink technology, it can deliver read speeds of up to 7300 MB/s and write up to 6000 MB/s.
For the capacity of the Seagate FireCuda 530 Heatsink in Indonesia, it is available from 500GB to 4TB. In addition, this SSD also comes with a model without a heatsink.
Prices for the Seagate FireCuda 530 Heatsink start at USD $121 for a 500GB capacity, 1TB USD $198 2TB USD $368 and a 4TB capacity costs USD 658,99.
5. Crucial P5 Plus
The P5 Plus is designed with Crucial Micron Advanced 3D NAND tech and PCIe Gen4.0 x4 technology. With these specifications, the Crucial P5 Plus can deliver read speeds of up to 6600 MB/s and write up to 5000 MB/s.
It’s not as fast as the previous four SSDs which could reach 7000 MB/sec. However, it meets the standards and is compatible for PS 5. The Crucial P5 Plus is also not equipped with a heatsink. So, gamers need to prepare funds to buy additional heatsinks. The P5 Plus capacity is available with options from 500GB to 2TB
One thing that makes this SSD attractive is the selling price. The Crucial P5 Plus with a capacity of 500GB starts at USD $67,88, a 1TB capacity of USD $115,55 and USD $236 for a 2TB capacity.