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Lexar joins CFast 2.0 party with 3333X flash-memory card

The flash card maker now supports both of the new high-end flash card formats. Its CFast 2.0 cards reach 256GB capacity, and it's got a card reader, too.

By January 7, 2014


CFast 2.0 splits high-end flash card market

Sony and Nikon brought XQD to market last year for higher-end cameras. This week, Canon and Phase One backed a rival memory card format, CFast 2.0. SD Card will mop up the mess.

By September 20, 2012


SD Card: Too bad this format won the flash-card wars

commentary The flash memory technology is inexpensive and ubiquitous, but it's also physically feeble. As it spreads up-market, pros and enthusiasts are stuck with its shortcomings.

By November 27, 2013


Lexar announces its first XQD memory cards

Photographers using the newer high-end flash memory format now have another supplier besides Sony for the cards. Also: a big, fast SDXC card for a big, fat price.

By January 7, 2013


CompactFlash sequel arrives: CFast memory cards

CFast, an overhaul of the higher-end memory card format, is arriving--but only in industrial equipment, not cameras, so far.

By November 1, 2010


Is XQD down and out already?

Farewell, you crazy flash memory format. XQD could be on its last legs, thanks to a lack of industry support and manufacturers throwing their weight behind other competing cards.

By September 20, 2012


Lexar pushes CompactFlash speeds with 1000X cards

The new top-shelf cards can read data at 150MB per second--but brace yourself for top-shelf prices. A 32GB model costs $300.

By January 5, 2012


CompactFlash allies rally against dominant SD

Ninety-five percent of cameras today use Secure Digital memory cards. So why do CompactFlash allies think their format still stands a chance?

By December 14, 2010


Lexar to boost CompactFlash speed, capacity

The flash card maker is adopting a new generation of CompactFlash that doubles today's capacity and data transfer speed. New models are set to ship later this year.

By March 4, 2009


New Pretec CompactFlash card gets super fast

Pretec is making new CompactFlash cards that offer up to 666x (100MBps) speeds.

By March 3, 2009