Guide: Best PS4 External SSD Hard Drive Upgrades

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So you are a busy guy, don't have time to change PS4 disc? Well, you will definitely benefit from picking up a PS4 external hard drive, by loading games from your PS4's internal hard drive or an external hard drive.

But what if you want to take things to the next level? Transfer times faster than the speed of light? Games load faster than you can imagine? Well, it looks like you need an external SSD. Sure, these cost a lot more than your standard external hard drive, but with no moving parts, they perform like lightning bolts of grease.



The good news is that all of the options below can be connected to your PS4 via USB, so you won't need to disassemble your PS4 to benefit from the increased and super-fast storage space. We've rounded up some of our favorite options below.

Best PS4 External SSD Hard Drive Upgrades

Best SS4 PS4 External Hard Drive Upgrades in US and Canada

External SSD hard drive upgrades can be a bit more expensive than the standard external hard drive upgrade, but in addition to the extra space, they also ensure that your PS4 games will load faster than ever. Depending on what you play, the difference can be quite significant. Here are some of the best options for the US and Canada.

Best PS4 External SSD Hard Drive Upgrades in the UK and Europe

When choosing an external SSD hard drive upgrade for your PS4, it's important to consider drive size. Obviously, the more space you have to play with, the more you can store. Also consider aspects such as aesthetics and power, as some drives can draw power from your PlayStation 4's USB port. Here are some of the best external SSD hard drives available in the UK and Europe.



You can't really go wrong with any of the SSD external hard drive upgrades above, as they'll all dramatically increase your available storage space and provide you with faster loading times. Nonetheless, let us know which is your favorite external SSD drive in the comments section below.



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