Lexar breaks CFexpress speed records with its latest Type B and Type A cards

Lexar CFexpress cards
(Image credit: Lexar)

Lexar has announced the world's fastest CFexpress Type B card. The new Lexar Professional CFexpress Type B Card DIAMOND Series is capable of a blistering 1900MB/s max read speed and 1700MB/s peak write speed. To put that in context, most premium CFexpress Type B cards manage around 1700/1500MB/s read/write speed, with the previous speed king, Angelbird's AV Pro XT MK2 Type B card topping out at 1785/1600MB/s.

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Ben Andrews

Ben is the Imaging Labs manager, responsible for all the testing on Digital Camera World and across the entire photography portfolio at Future. Whether he's in the lab testing the sharpness of new lenses, the resolution of the latest image sensors, the zoom range of monster bridge cameras or even the latest camera phones, Ben is our go-to guy for technical insight. He's also the team's man-at-arms when it comes to camera bags, filters, memory cards, and all manner of camera accessories – his lab is a bit like the Batcave of photography! With years of experience trialling and testing kit, he's a human encyclopedia of benchmarks when it comes to recommending the best buys.