Memory Card Reviews
Memory Card reviews comprise SD, microSD, Compact Flash (CF), XQD and other flash memory card reviews that analyze specific performance and other attributes of memory cards. Memory Card reviews describe which applications the flash cards match: smartphones, tablets, DSLRs, point and shoot digital cameras, and so on.
by Lyle Smith

SanDisk Extreme PLUS microSDXC Memory Card Review

The SanDisk Extreme Plus microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card is designed for consumers looking for speed and performance on their smartphones, tablets, or cameras. Its UHS Speed Class 1 (U1) and Class 10 designation, which is currently the fastest read-write performance class for SD cards, enables full 1080p HD video recording and playback ability as well as quick data transfer rates. SanDisk quotes up to 80MB/s for read activity and up to 50MB/s for write activity, which is right up with the other top-in-class cards in the microSD market. This seems to be the norm for SanDisk, as they constantly set themselves apart from their competition with quality memory cards they consistently release. SanDisk also states that their Extreme PLUS line are waterproof, x-ray proof, temperature proof, and shockproof.

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by Lyle Smith

Toshiba FlashAir II Wireless Review

The FlashAir II Wireless is Toshiba’s versatile SD Card with a built-in wireless LAN chip and antenna, allowing users to deliver  high-res images to their computer, smartphone or tablet wirelessly and without the need of an Internet connection. Toshiba’s updated FlashAir line now also boasts a Class 10 speed designation compared to its predecessor’s Class 6.

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by Lyle Smith

Toshiba microSD Class 10 UHS-I Review

The Toshiba microSDXC Class 10 UHS-I is a budget-friendly memory card designed for users on the go who require additional storage for their mobile devices. This Toshiba card is labeled as a Class 10, which is currently the fastest read-write performance class for SD cards. However, it is specced lower than some of the top-in-class SD cards as it quotes transfer speeds up to 30MB/s read and 10MB/s write. It will definitely get the job done in most cases though, as it is capable of high speed data transfers and can handle HD content including at Full 1080p HD videos with 60FPS.

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by StorageReview Consumer Desk

Lexar Professional 1100x XQD Card Review

The Lexar Professional 1100x XQD card is a high performance memory card engineered for photographers and videographers who require accelerated transfers when capturing and editing super high-quality images, 3D video, 1080p full-HD, and the like. Transfers are rated amongst the highest in the industry at a minimum of 168MB/s for read activity (card to computer) and 155MB/s for write activity (camera to card), which has been made possible by Lexar's (a Micron subsidiary) implementation of PCIe interface technology. The Professional 1100x XQD card also ships with a free software code for Lexar Image Rescue 4, an image recovery software. 

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by Lyle Smith

SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Card Review

The SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Card is designed specifically for professional videographers and photographers as it is optimized for professional-grade video capture, boasting transfer speeds of up to 90MB/s as well as quoting minimum sustained write speeds of 20MB/s to ensure smooth recording; it also has a slight speed advantage when formatted in exFAT mode, though this might have some compatibility issues with certain cameras. The SanDisk Extreme PRO CompactFlash Memory Card's specifications ensure that it is fast enough to keep up with advanced UDMA-6 enabled DSLRs to satisfy enthusiasts who need high quality video and image capture.

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by Alexandra Haskell

SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC Review

The SanDisk Extreme Pro microSDHC UHS-I memory card is designed to meet the demands of an enthusiast looking for top-of-the-line performance and speed. This card is ideal for smartphone and tablet users who perform memory-intensive tasks like video and photo editing or gaming and for those who want top-class performance out of their cameras and video gear, like the latest GoPro cameras. The card can also be used in a broader range of devices with the included SD card adapter.

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by Lyle Smith

KomputerBay CF Professional 1000x Review

The Komputerbay 64 GB Compact Flash Memory Card ships in 64GB and 128GB capacities and is specifically designed for devices such as digital cameras targeting the critical performance speed requirements of professional photographers, digital camcorders, and other devices enabled with Compact Flash. Komputerbay specs the card with impressive top-in-class speeds at 110 MB/s write and 150MB/s read.

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by Lyle Smith

Komputerbay 128GB SDXC 600X UHS-I Review

The Komputerbay 600X UHS-1 128GB SDXC memory card comes in 64GB and 128GB capacities and are built for transferring all types of media files to SDXC-compatible electronic devices, such as digital cameras, digital camcorders, digital printers. Additionally, it will offer consumers a built-in security feature, which allows them to store, play, and download secure content.

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by StorageReview Consumer Desk

Samsung microSDHC Plus Series Review (MB-MPBGB)

The Samsung microSDHC Plus Series ships in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB capacities and is designed to meet mainstream consumer applications including implementation in smartphones and tablets. The Plus Series from Samsung is distinguished from typical flash cards with its higher performance rating of 48MB/s for read activity and 13MB/s for write activity. At the same time, the Plus Series is more affordable than the higher-end flash cards such as Samsung's own Pro Series. Positioned between value and enthusiast categories, Samsung's microSDHC Plus Series also features UHS Speed Class 1 (U1) and Class 6 video recording rating. What that boils down to is that the cards can perform quick transfers and handle HD video.

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by Josh Shaman

Samsung SDHC Plus Series Review

The Samsung SDHC Plus Series memory card slots into the performance category, wedged between value and enthusiast and is designed for DSLR cameras and full HD camcorders. Served up in capacities of 8GB, 16GB and 32GB, the Plus Series flash cards feature a blend of both solid performance and low pricing. At the lower two capacities, the Plus Series cards are roughly $1/GB, but when you move up to the full 32GB capacity that maxes out the SDHC format, the per-gigabyte cost drops to about 70 cents. Along with that, Samsung rates the Plus Series at figures as high as 48MB/s for read activity and 13MB/s for write activity.

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