When it comes time to buy a memory card, many people just grab up the largest capacity card they can afford without thinking too much about the speed of the memory card. Speed is an important factor though, especially if you are shooting images with a camera that can take fast bursts.
Patriot has all sorts of gear that uses flash memory for storing data like SSDs. The company has announced its LX series SDXC memory card is now available for purchase. The card is a UHS-I storage device with 64GB of storage space.
It can be confusing when you are shopping for a new SD card. It doesn't matter if you are looking at a standard SD card, a high-capacity SDHC card or a new SDXC card packed with huge amounts of storage, all three look exactly the same on the outside.
Digital cameras and camcorders today are always matching towards higher resolution and more detailed images and recordings. To be able to store enough of the video to make recording times last requires ever larger capacity memory cards. Kingston has offered up a new SDXC card at Computex that is speed Class 10.
The new SDXC format is ushering in memory cards that look like the SD cards we have had for years, but pack huge amounts of storage into the small space. The SDXC format can handle up to 2TB of storage capacity.
Looking for a huge quantity of speedy flash memory for your DSLR or HD camcorder? SanDisk have pushed their 64GB Ultra SDXC memory card out the door, and the Class 4 card certainly promises enough. Up to 15MB/sec read speeds are supported, with data kept in exFAT file structure; one card is enough for over eight hours of HD video at 9Mbps quality.
Panasonic are the latest memory card manufacturer to throw their metaphorical hat into the SDXC ring, and they've a capacious duo to show for it. The Panasonic 64GB and 48GB SDXC cards are each Class 10 and can apparently manage up to 22MB/s transfer speeds.
One of the age-old dilemmas in the technology world is getting both sides of the new technology coin in play at once. When a new technology like SDXC is unveiled it looks great, but before the cards will be adopted by users and manufacturers there have to be readers and SDXC cards on the market at the same time.
Toshiba have announced the world's first 64GB SDXC memory card, capable of data transfer speeds of up to 35MB per second writes and up to 60MB per second reads. Scheduled to go into mass production in Spring 2010, the 64GB SDXC is aimed at high-resolution digital cameras and HD camcorders.
Judging by the frequent of Pretec breakthrough flash-based storage cards, breaking records must be part of Pretec quarterly exercise. The company is set to unveil not only the World’s First SDXC, but also an unprecedented 100GB CompactFlash at 666x. The latter up the ante, broke company’s own CF’s record at 433X.
Even with new standard still in lobbying effort, Pretec has the go-ahead with the SXDC small form factor flash-based memory standard that’s capable of reaching 2TB. Pretec will exhibit both the 32GB SXDC and 666x, that’s capable of 100MB/s transfer rate, at PMA and CeDIA tomorrow. We’ll visit each both tomorrow to dig deeper on the cost.