SanDisk 128GB Extreme PRO CFast 2.0 card up to 525 MB/s VPG-130
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The CFast cards can perform data transfers at a speed of about 600 MB/s, the same as a high-end SSD. This makes them ideal for 4K video and other bandwidth heavy applications. Especially when compared to SD cards, which max out at less than half of that speed. For most photographers, we just recommend V60 cards — they’re a great balance between speed and affordability. If you shoot 4K (or higher) video, you may want to invest in V90 cards, depending on your camera. Basic 8-bit footage will write easily to V60 (or often even to V30) cards, and most 10-bit 4K will be fine with V60 cards, but higher-quality footage like ProRes RAW or regular RAW may need at least V90.
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Just two months later on August 31ˢᵗ2017, theShenzhen based electronics company Longsys announced that it had acquiredthe Lexar trademark and branding from Micron ¹². The Future of the CFast Card The CFast cards days have always been numbered. CFast 2.0 cards use the SATA 3.0 interface, which has a maximum bus speed of 600MB/s. Think of bus as a motorway for data transfer. The XQD card, announced by the CompactFlash Association on December 7ᵗʰ2011, had a theoretical top bus speed of 625MB/s thanks to the use of PCIe rather than SATA 3.0 ¹⁴. If you are confused by these terminologies, they are simply different types of connections, but in some contextsyou can think of SATA and PCIe as a form of language between the computer and memory. The more efficient the language, the faster data can be transferred.https://www.micron.com/about/blogs/2017/june/micron-discontinuing-lexar-removable-storage-retail-business Durable and Portable Design: The aluminum alloy cover and ABS plastic case make the CFast reader durable. Palm-sized design, lightweight and carefully crafted to slide smoothly into any bag for greater portability and convenience. Even the interface of the CFast cards is becoming useful even if you don’t want the cards, because of its use of SATA bus, making it compatible with SSDs. What good will that do? Well, one enterprising guy made a C-Box system with this as the basic idea. This lets pro cameramen to record directly to SSDs without worrying about space constraints, and does it in very high write speeds too.
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With any of these things, my memory of the details discussed last year could be at fault here of course!. If budget isn’t a concern, you should definitely invest in a Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II SD Card – it’s a great choice that won’t let you down! The only downside is the price tag, but trust us – it’s worth it! Avoid these at all costs. No cameras support the format and mutliple experts that have spoken to PetaPixel don’t believe any ever will. Repeat: no camera on the market in any category supports the SD Express format. Without such support, you get worse performance while paying significantly more than SD UHS-II cards. SD Express looks identical to SD cards, but don’t perform the same. Avoid them. | Photo by Jaron Schneider for PetaPixelUnlike CFast 2.0, XQD is cross-compatible in many cases with its successor: CFexpress Type B. The Nikon D5, D500, D850, Z6, and Z7 all received firmware updates to support the use of CFexpress Type B cards in addition to XQD. The humble SD card has found its way to most of the digital cameras on this planet. With its small size, high capacities and relatively low cost, it’s pretty easy to understand why. But, SD is not always the right tool for the job. Especially when the needs are for a much higher capacity and faster speeds. That’s where CFast comes in. An Early Prototype of CFast Card (via WikiMedia Commons) Evolving Needs for Data With write speeds of up to 450MB/s 5, the card lets you capture multiple frames per second, making it an ideal choice for fast-action or continuous burst mode photography. The card offers read speeds of up to 525MB/s 5 so you can transfer large files from the card to your computer lightning fast.