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OM-D, High speed SD cards.

Discussion in 'Olympus Cameras' started by Dave in Wales, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Dave in Wales

    Dave in Wales Mu-43 All-Pro

    Nov 5, 2011
    West Wales
    Which Memory Card? - Olympus UK E-System User Group

    Scroll down for this....

    I would just like to reiterate, that if you want the full performance of the E-M5 for high speed burst shooting (not the shooting rate but the buffer-clearing rate), you need a 600x or 95MB/sec card. UHS-1 is not enough and Class 10 simply means it will do at least 10MB/sec. For example:

    SanDisk Extreme Pro 8GB SDHC Memory Card: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

    Lexar 16GB Professional 600x SDHC UHS-I Memory Card: Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

  2. dre_tech

    dre_tech Mu-43 Veteran

    Jan 31, 2012
    There are other threads about this here as well.

    BTW, the 8GB cards aren't quite as fast as the 16GB ones in real life.

    What's with the bitly links? I believe others' referral links are a no-no on mu-43.com
  3. jnewell

    jnewell Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jun 23, 2011
    Boston, MA
    There was a test on Image Resource (IIRC) that showed the difference in buffer clearing speed - I thought it was pretty compelling.
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