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(Pocket-lint) - Ever since PlayStation unlocked the ability to upgrade a PS5's internal storage, we've been scouring the 'net for great deals on compatible SSD cards. After all, next-gen games take up a sizeable amount of the existing space and having to uninstall and reinstall favourites is a pain.

Thankfully, the Black Friday sales have started and one card from Crucial is available with a very healthy discount indeed. The PlayStation 5-compatible Crucial P5 Plus has more than a 30 per cent saving at present.

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In the UK, that brings it down to a very manageable £107. There are even big discounts in Central Europe and the US.

The Crucial P5 Plus is a very decent card too, one that the Digital Foundry also recommends. It more than meets Sony's recommendations for minimum specifications, although you might need to invest in a heat sink too.

Sony does stress that a heat sink is important and many compatible cards come with them installed already. However, that usually adds a premium to the price.

We recommend you just install one yourself instead... it's actually very easy, like placing a sticker really. We explain exactly how to do it here. There are several available, you just have to make sure it's not too wide so will fit inside the console.

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If you want even more capacity for your PS5, you could opt for a 2TB SSD instead, and while this normally adds a hefty chunk onto the pricing, there is another great Black Friday deal out there in the form of XPG's Gammix S70 Blade, which comes with a heatsink for you to stick on included in the package.

XPG Gammix S70 Blade 2TB - save £136
Writing by Rik Henderson. Editing by Adrian Willings.