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10-03-2018, 06:13 AM   #16
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I used to use PNY cards until one of them broke in half when inserting it in my card reader in the computer, after that, I went Sandisk Extreme Pros. They're cheaper now too. I have several Sandisk 32Gbs, and one 128Gb . But I also have one 64Gb Lexar cause it was on sale and cheap. So far no problems with the Lexar. And never a problem with any of the Sandisks.

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SanDisk is a brand which always tries to sell the cheapest production quality in high quantities and offering lifetime warranty for some selected models can't change the fact that they don't use SLC or MLC NAND. So the TLC SanDisk uses TLC which offers ~100 cycles per bit, SLC-NAND does have 100.000 r/w cycles.
uk.transcend-info.com/Embedded/Essay-7

Industrial Grade Flash Memory or at least Panasonic Gold (which unfortunately is discontinued as SDHC, so only available as SDXC with 64GB) offers very high reliability.
cameramemoryspeed.com/reviews/sd-cards/panasonic-gold-seires-32gb-uhs-i-u3-sd-card/
shop.panasonic.com/cameras-and-camcorders/camera-and-camcorder-accessories/camera-accessories/sd-microsd-cards/RP-SDUD32GAK.html

Transcend also offers MLC memory cards.
uk.transcend-info.com/Products/No-949
uk.transcend-info.com/product/memorycards#305

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Early this year I also had one off my SanDisk Extrema Pro cards act up for me, got a lot of grief from their CS! I purchased two Hoodman Steel cards and have not looked back!

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I never had any of my SanDisk cards fail on me.
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Am I lucky? Been using medium priced name brand cards including Sandisk for many years. Never noticed a difference between brands and never had a failure. After a few years I throw them away and purchase new ones because they have improved specs.
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