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SanDisk Extreme 16 GB SDHC Class 10 UHS-1 Flash Memory Card 45MB/s SDSDX-016G-X46
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- Capture HD video on Class 10 camcorders and video-enabled DSLRs
- Store up to 4 hours of H.264 high-def video
- Performance/speed: Up to 45 MB/sec read and write speeds
- Compatibility: compatible with all SDHC supporting cameras and camcorders
- Security: Built-in write-protect switch prevents accidental data loss
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From the Manufacturer
Designed for Professional and Enthusiast Photographers
The SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Card lets you shoot longer uninterrupted photo or video sessions with your DSLR or camcorder. It delivers extremely fast, reliable performance when taking professional-quality photos or recording Full HD or 3D video (1).
Eight Times Faster Than Ordinary Memory Cards
The SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Card helps you capture shots quickly—up to eight times faster than an ordinary memory card (2). It offers support for photographers who want to catch split-second action shots and quickly transfer them to their PCs or other devices.
Maximize Efficiency with Exceptional Read Speeds
With extremely fast read speeds of up to 45 MB/s (3), this memory card lets you transfer high-resolution images or Full HD videos from your DSLR or camcorder to your computer without a long wait.
Extreme Write Speeds for Fast-Action Photography
With write speeds of up to 45 MB/s (3), the card lets you capture multiple frames per second, making it an ideal choice for fast-action or continuous burst mode photography.
16 GB Capacity to Store Photos and Full HD and 3D Video
The SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Memory Card was designed for those who need lots of storage for high-resolution photos and Full HD videos. With a capacity of 16 GB (5), this card lets you shoot longer photo and video sessions without stopping to download.
Shoot Seamless Full HD or 3D Video with UHS-I Technology
The SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Card is Class 10 and UHS Speed Class 1 (4) rated, allowing you to seamlessly capture cinema-quality Full HD and 3D video. Record a ballet recital, sporting event, or family vacation without skipped frames.
Designed to Withstand Extreme Environments
SanDisk Extreme SDHC UHS-I Memory Cards are waterproof and designed to perform from -13 to 185 degrees Fahrenheit. They are also shockproof and X-ray proof, so they won't be affected by an airport's X-ray machine (6). The memory card includes a writeable label and a protective jewel case.
Recover Deleted Photos or Videos with RescuePRO Deluxe Software
The card comes with a one-year subscription to RescuePRO Deluxe recovery software (7). With RescuePRO Deluxe software, it's easy to recover deleted or lost photos or videos and save them to your computer's hard drive—even if the files were deleted months ago.
(1) Full HD video (1920 x 1080 x 30 fps) and 3D video support may vary based upon host device, file attributes and other factors. See www.sandisk.com/HD. (2) Ordinary memory cards perform at up to 5MB/s write speed. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes. (3) Up to 45MB/sec read/write speed. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending upon host device. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes. (4) UHS Speed Class 1 designates a performance option designed to support real time video recording in UHS-I-enabled host devices. (5) 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual user storage less. (6)See www.sandisk.com/proof for additional information and limitations. (7) Registration required; terms and conditions
Top Customer Reviews
What I wanted to point out to those looking is that this IS the latest 45MB/s SDHC Extreme 16GB card. AND it's at the same or better price as others selling the previous models!
Maybe I'm the only one that's confused about the different versions of the SanDisk SDHC cards. But I searched and searched trying to make sure I was getting the latest card instead of overpaying for old stock. I even contacted SanDisk, and their customer support didn't even know that the Extreme is now 45MB/s! They actually told me that I would have to buy the (now outdated and overpriced) SDSDXP1-016G to get 45MB/s. I researched this for a couple of evenings, and still knew enough to explain to SanDisk that the SDSDXPA-016G is the new version of what they told me to buy, and it's now 95MB/s for the same price!
So here's the breakdown of what I found as of 3/22/12:
Lower price Extreme SDHC:
SDSDRX3-016G - 30MB/s - OLD
SDSDX-016G - 45MB/s - CURRENT (Apparently Brand New)
Higher price Extreme Pro SDHC:
SDSDXP1-016G - 45MB/s - OLD
SDSDXPA-016G - 95MB/s - CURRENT
The cards are all about the same price if you buy the same classification and GB size. (A 16GB Extreme is going to be twenty-five to thirty bucks regardless if it's 20MB/s, 30MB/s, or 45MB/s.)
I don't know if you really need this Extreme card vs. Ultra or Extreme Pro. You can determine that... But don't Overpay for the same performance! Be sure you Get the Latest Version of whichever you choose.
Of course, pulling pictures and video off the card is also quicker than with the Transcend. Although both cards are "Class 10," the SanDisk is 50% faster than the Transcend.
I've put the card in both my desktop and laptop computers and haven't had any problem reading the images off them.
If you've spent a bunch of money on a DSLR why go cheap when it comes to the storage? A slow card can reduce the performance of the camera if you're shooting rapid fire. After looking at many reviews here and at photography websites I decided on this card and I haven't been disappointed.
I also use dual memory card slots on my camera for instant back up. Which means the time that it takes to clear the buffer is twice as long. That's where the 45 MB/s come into play. Of course there's also the 64gb Sandisk Extreme Pro, which is twice as fast and costs twice as much, but it may be an overkill especially if you're not doing the instant back up.
I think this card is just the perfect compromise between the cost and the speed, but if money is burning a hole in your pocket might as well go for the Extreme Pro version. For my purposes 45 MB/s is plenty.
Btw, this card is a little bit slower in real life tests. The two cards that I bought topped out at about 42 MB/s (obviously it was tested over USB 3.0)
I remember when Sandisk cards used to be 2-3 MB/s faster than the speed they were rated at, even when the fastest cards were only 15 MB/s, but I guess Sandisk isn't trying to make a name for itself anymore so no real need to go the extra mile. I think as long as it's within 5%-10% of the advertised speed it's not a big deal.
Word of advice: make sure that your equipment is compatible with the SDXC standard and can take advantage of UHS-I, because most of the stuff out there isn't, so the card will either not perform at the rated speed or won't work at all.
There's also a 128gb version of this card. I'd go for it if I shot a lot of HD video, but for taking pictures 64gb should be enough.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
This is the fastest card I've purchased, and I still use it in my Nikon 9200. I've never lost a shot.Published 8 days ago by Amazon Customer
I've had this for over 5 years and it has never failed me. For me it's all about quality over quantity. This is a great investment for any DSLR owners and photographers. Read morePublished 20 days ago by KittyLovesTofu
I still have a lot of memory on this thing when I took pictures of my roadtrip to SF.Published 26 days ago by Sky