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64Gb SDXC card - Less Than Fifty Cents a Gig
Posted By: eddaytona, 04-05-2014, 11:11 PM

Komputerbay 64GB SDXC Secure Digital Extended Capacity Speed Class 10 600X UHS-I Ultra High Speed Flash Memory Card 40MB/s Write 90MB/s Read 64 GB



Amazon.com: Komputerbay 64GB SDXC Secure Digital Extended Capacity Speed Class 10 600X UHS-I Ultra High Speed Flash Memory Card 40MB/s Write 90MB/s Read 64 GB: Computers & Accessories


Other sizes at comparable prices.



I've been using this off-brand for a few years with no problems what-so-ever. Each one (about five now; first a 16 gig just as a test and then 32 and 64 gig class 10) have been totally reliable. I see memory cards regularly offered up in the Price Watch section claimed as good deals but in comparison are not that great. Fifty cents a gig is the new paradigm. Anything more is overpriced.
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04-06-2014, 03:38 AM   #2
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Only compatible with SDXC-labeled host devices (Not compatible with standard SD & SDHC devices)


Makes me wonder if i can use it on my K5
04-06-2014, 07:33 AM   #3
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I don't think I would touch this no matter how cheap it was, stick to a reputable brand.
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K-5 can use the card with firmware upgrade but you do not get the UHS class speed increase. Komputer Bay does have a straight up Class 10 64gig card and they throw in a card reader for $34. K-5ii takes SDXC. K-R takes them with firmware upgrade. K-3 takes SDXC as well.

K-5 Firmware Update:
Changes to V1.02
• Compatible with SDXC memory card.
* Transfer rate is not compatible with UHS speed class.
• All ISO sensitivity setting can be used on Bulb mode.
• Improved functional sequence for Contrast AF and improved total speed until in focus.

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Newegg frequently has deals on various SD cards. I just received a Patriot 64G SDXC UHS-1 card that I'd ordered for 29.99 with free shipping. There is also a $10.00 mail-in rebate which means it ens up at 19.99. There are a couple of negative reviews for this card so they may be clearing them out. The mail-in rebates are a bit of a hassle though and I see this card currently has .99 cents shipping. Sign up for their email and watch for the deals on SD cards. Patriot LX 64GB Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC) Flash Card Model PSF64GSDXC10 - Newegg.com
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