Best memory cards for cameras: 9 top models tested and rated

Best memory cards for cameras: 9 top models tested and rated

Best memory cards for cameras: Transcend Ultimate 600x CF, 64GB

Best memory cards for cameras: Transcend Ultimate 600x CF, 64GB

Street price £160
Buy it uk.transcend-info.com
It may look expensive but there’s a lot of capacity in this 64GB card, and the 16GB version is a more wallet-friendly £38, considerably undercutting the competing SanDisk.

Write speed in a 7D is much slower, at a relatively pedestrian 17.2MB/s, however, making it slower than even the Kingston 233x CF card.

Pros… Quite inexpensive for a 600x-rated CF card
Cons… Failed to live up to its speed promise in our tests

Score: 70%

PAGE 1: Best memory cards for cameras – Hama High Speed Gold 22MB/s Class 10 SDHC, 16GB
PAGE 2: Best memory cards for cameras – Lexar Professional 400x CF, 16GB
PAGE 3: Best memory cards for cameras – SanDisk Extreme Pro 300x UHS-1 SDHC, 8GB
PAGE 4: Best memory cards for cameras – Kingston Ultimate 266x CF, 16GB
PAGE 5: Best memory cards for cameras – Lexar Professional 600x UHS-1 SDHC, 16GB
PAGE 6: Best memory cards for cameras – Transcend Ultimate 600x CF, 64GB
PAGE 7: Best memory cards for cameras – Kingston UltimateXX 233X UHS-1 SDHC, 16GB
PAGE 8: Best memory cards for cameras – SanDisk Extreme Pro 600x CF, 16GB
PAGE 9: Best memory cards for cameras – Transcend Ultimate 566x UHS-1 SDHC, 16GB
PAGE 10: What to look for in a memory card for your camera

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