SD Card Formatter… What is that? Personally, I don’t know about it until I was facing slowness of my micro SD card. Yup, SD Card Formatter is a very helpful tool. It can solve transfer rate slowness and even recover corrupted & nonworking SD / SDHC / SDXC memory cards (work for CompactFlash CF card too). One question that you might ask – why can I use the formatting utilities in Windows or Mac OS? Yes, you can. However, the generic formatting utilities may result in less than optimal performance for your memory cards. Basically, SD Card Formatter will give you the best partition and file system (FAT32, exFAT or NTFS) based on your card.
App Performance Class 1 (A1) by SD Association
There will be more and more devices going to utilize Android Adoptable Storage. How do you know which micro SD memory card is fast enough for Adoptable Storage? No worry, SD Association introduces the first and most basic App Performance level, App Performance Class 1 or A1 for short on SD 5.1 to help us all. Yup, your Android devices will perform properly with SD cards that certified with A1 symbol. However, most of the memory cards in the market do not have this yet. How to determine it by ourselves then? I got a solution for that. Read on to find out…
128GB Lexar Professional 1066x CompactFlash Card Review
Magic Lantern has changed the world of Canon EOS 5D Mark III – the ability to record 14-bit RAW video. And that also push the limit of CompactFlash card. You need a very fast CF card in order to capture 1080p RAW video. So what is the best CF card for 5D3? Is 128GB Lexar Professional 1066x CompactFlash Card the one? It has the ability to deliver a read transfer speed up to 160MB/s with UDMA 7 technology. Supports Video Performance Guarantee specification for professional-quality video (VPG-65) which mean 65MB/s writing speed minimum. Does Lexar 1066x CF really that great? Let’s find out…
64GB Transcend 400X CompactFlash Card Review
CompactFlash card is still the best choice for Canon EOS 5D Mark III SLR camera. Why? Because it does not support SD card UHS mode. But supports CF card up to Ultra DMA mode 7. So I got the latest version of 64GB Transcend 400X CompactFlash Card for Canon EOS 5D Mark III. It has ultra-fast 400X performance (read at 90 MB/s and write at 60 MB/s) with four-channel support, manufactured with brand-name MLC NAND Flash chips and conforms to CF Type I standards. How does 64GB Transcend 400X CompactFlash Card perform? Let’s find out…
Benchmark Hard Disk, SSD, Secure Digital, Compact Flash Card with CrystalDiskMark
How is your hard disk drive performance? Is its reading and writing speed fast enough for your video editing applications or fast pace gaming? CrystalDiskMark is a free disk benchmark software. It can benchmark reading and writing speed of hard disk drive (HDD), solid-state drive (SSD), and flash memory like Secure Digital (SD, SDHC, SDXC) and Compact Flash (CF) cards.