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9th December 2015, 02:40 PM |#71  
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I picked up a 64gb sandisk in argos (uk) last night for 10
 
 
9th December 2015, 05:49 PM |#72  
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The best one and the fastest one I could get was Lexar 32GB (32GB is enough for me). It came with a very nice USB 3.0 capable SD Card reader too. Here is the link:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
13th December 2015, 03:41 PM |#73  
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I paid for a class 10 Samsung microsd card at BestBuy. The packaging clearly stated class 10. The card itself was labeled class 4! Immediately went back into the store and showed them. Digging through their stock we came across one with a class 10 marking on the card itself. Well over a year later I ran a benchmark on both the internal and external cards just out of curiosity. Surprisingly the supposed class 10 card was significantly slower (about 5 times slower). Needless to say, that pissed me off. Be careful what you get and don't assume you are getting what you are paying for.

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23rd December 2015, 01:05 AM |#74  
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I've been using just a normal sandisk class 10 64gb for over 2 years now. using it just for my photos and videos. the only thing i want is not for my card to die with all the information inside.
4th January 2016, 11:50 AM |#75  
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12th January 2016, 05:17 PM |#76  
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Class 10 by itself doesn't mean much, since the class represents serial write speed. While that's good for pictures or video, what's really important for apps is random write speed. Many class 10 cards are optimized for serial write speed and actually are SLOWER than class 4 cards at random writes.

That said, I recently upgraded my U1 Sandisk Ultra PLUS to a U1 Samsung EVO+, and I'm getting noticeably faster random write performance.
18th January 2016, 05:26 AM |#77  
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18th January 2016, 12:12 PM |#78  
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I been using a Kingston Class 10 Sd card 64GB been working fine, but I wanted more space so just bought a SanDisk Ultra 128GB Class 10 XC.
I didn't know you could get such speeds from SD cards

40 128GB excellent price
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...ilpage_o00_s00
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25th January 2016, 09:11 PM |#79  
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Just as another data point, Adata premier 64GB, actuals are 76MB/s read, 27MB/s write, measured with A1 SD bench.
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