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02-16-2014, 09:27 PM   #1
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Which SD card for K5IIs?

Hello, can I get some recommendations for a good, fast SD card for the K5IIs?

I know I will need a class 10 card but I notice with the Sandisk cards, once the speed goes above 30MB/s they become a UHS-1 card also.

Will this UHS-1 cause a problem in a K5IIs?

Can the K5IIs make use of cards with speeds over 30MB/s?

Price is not a concern for the cards listed below.

30MB/s class 10
SanDisk Ultra SDHC and SDXC UHS-I Memory Cards

40MB/s class 10 UHS-1
SanDisk Ultra PLUS SDXC and SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards

45MB/s class 10 UHS-1
SanDisk Extreme SDHC and SDXC UHS-I card

80MB/s class 10 UHS-1
SanDisk Extreme PLUS SDHC and SDXC UHS-I card

95MB/s class 10 UHS-1
SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC and SDXC UHS-I Memory Cards by SanDisk

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QuoteOriginally posted by Dieseler Quote
Will this UHS-1 cause a problem in a K5IIs? Can the K5IIs make use of cards with speeds over 30MB/s?
No to both. This is the card I'd recommend, as it's just above the maximum write speed of 30 mb/s, so you'll get the best possible performance:
SanDisk 16GB SDHC Extreme Class 10 UHS-1 Memory SDSDRX3-016G-A21

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I pretty much buy Extreme Pros' for everything now, even if its faster than the camera. My idea is that if the card lasts that long I may still be using it when the faster camera comes out that can use the speed.
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Thank you both for your help, it is good to know that UHS-1 does not cause any problems as most cards seem to have that feature now.

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I agree with Adam. I have a 32gb card in my K10 and it is working great so far, but it is so big that I get lost browsing for files in it. The first time I went in there I got lost and didn't come out for three days.
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Hello! I 've brought a Toshiba Exceria type 2 SD card for my K30,It is great! Of course it is a UHS-1 card. Read 95M/s,Write 60M/s.So it is the same class as SanDisk Extreme PLUS SDHC and SDXC UHS-I card,However,the Toshiba Exceria Tpye 2 is quite cheap than Sandisk!
Toshiba also have a another type SD card, Exceria type 1 ,Read 96M/s,write 90M/s.
It is no problem insert a UHS-1 card to K5.
My test is above.(intel dualcore CPU XP)
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