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needing to find a cheap high speed SD card

by arrowsparrow / June 16, 2006 10:57 PM PDT

I just bought a Casio Exlim EX-Z60 and I know it supports high speed memory and I want to try to get a cheap SD card so if you know af any good sites for cheap memory please tell me but I want maybe around 1GB now I like the SanDisk Ultra series so I would like to find that cheap.

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the power of the internet
by Geekapoo / June 16, 2006 11:02 PM PDT

do a search...

there are other sites as well

do take note of links posted here to articles about purchasing online

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What I found was..
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 16, 2006 11:35 PM PDT

The high speed card performed the same for me in too many cameras. So I found a Kingston 2GB SD card for 47 bucks plus shipping and that's what I'm using. I also picked up a 4GB SD card for 98 bucks plus shipping but many devices don't support such a size yet. Stick with the 2GB for today.


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note the poster said high speed SD card
by Geekapoo / June 17, 2006 12:07 AM PDT
In reply to: What I found was..

yes, $47 is the low end for a 2G Kingston (without factoring in any shipping cost...if there are any). I picked up a 1G Kingston for $29 locally (MicroCenter in Cambridge, MA).

Note though that the poster asked about high speed SD...anaig, the best way to price this is via a search engine (and review recs of sellers).

A question for the poster....why do you feel you need a high speed card?


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What was damning was...
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 19, 2006 4:57 AM PDT

We have such high speed cards and found no improvement over non-high-speed cards. It appears that very few devices take advantage of such cards or marketing has run amok without revealing what you are paying for.


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High speed vs normal speed
by Jaedre / June 19, 2006 5:52 AM PDT

I heard that high speed cards are recommended on camemras with higher resolution - 5 megapixels and higher since writing large files to the cards can slow down the cameras' responsiveness. I haven't tried to verify this. Does any one have experience on this issue?

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cheap high speed SD card
by Jaedre / June 19, 2006 4:31 AM PDT Transcend 4 GB 150x SD card #73.99 AR.

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