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Fastest Micro SD Card

Discussion in 'Pro/Adv Discussion' started by clkilljoy, May 2, 2015.

  1. clkilljoy

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    The SanDisk 64gb Extreme Pro is UHS-1/U3 which will handle 4K video writes. Speeds 95Mb/s. Latest version, package states 95mb/s, real world speeds will of course vary on different hardware.

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  2. vinnnocc

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    just picked up that one. now waiting for the p3p
     
  3. msinger

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    That card writes at 90MB/s. The card that comes with the Phantom 3 writes at 40MB/s.

    Does anyone know if the Phantom can actually write at anything higher than 40MB/s? It seems DJI might have included a better card if it was required to record at 4k.
     
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    Most real cameras tell you what the max write speed is... shocked this one doesn't include that info
     
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    Sure that card can handle 4K video but the camera isn't that sophisticated that it needs UH3 with write speeds 95Mb/s.
     
  6. damitjim

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    The write speed is especially important when it comes to burst picture taking. It also depends on the size of the P3's buffer. The slower the write speed, the less "burst" it can do. My DLSR with a 40mb/s card will only burst 3 pics, but with a 90/mb/s it can burst almost 10.
     
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    Does it come with a card?
     
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    the advantage of a fast card is in the transfer of files with the PC
     
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    I think it comes with a lexor 16gb card (class 10)

    Supported SD Card Types
    Micro SD
    Max capacity: 64 GB. Class 10 or UHS-1 rating required
    Max Bitrate of Video Storage: 60 Mbps
    Supported File Formats: FAT32/exFAT
    Photo: JPEG, DNG
    Video: MP4, MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264)
     
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    Well idk if I'll be mad that I just got the 64g extreme pro ups-1/u3. And can't use it with my P3p but I can use it with my go pro and t3i

    Really hope I can with the p3
     
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    Getting my p3p next week. Which card do you guys recommend?
     
  13. ebfoxbat

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    Don't confuse your bits and bytes. The P3's camera can put out 60 mbps (which is 7.5 MBs). Almost any card can write that. As said above, the speed of the card helps with data transfer to a computer afterwards.
     
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    As in most things, speed is good, and especially in all PC storage devices
     
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    Only read speed applies to the rate of transfer to the computer, write speed is from camera to card.
     
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    So...Can anyone tell us what the write speed for the P3p might be?
    I agree faster is always better. Why take a chance on any card that is slower.
     
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    UKFlyer covered that above, it appears to be Max Bitrate of Video Storage: 60 Mbps, although, that says video. I would assume that also applies to photo
     
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    I saw that DJi specification before as well. It doesn't make a lot of sense though. I bet DJi meant "B as is bytes" instead of "b as in bits". 60mbps seems pretty slow.
     
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    I'm thinking the same. Aldryn Estacio said he can snap RAW photos back-to-back with absolutely no delay. For that to be possible, the files must be writing to disk at a speed much faster than 7.5MB/s.
     
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    Here's my real life test of this cards against three other competitors: