December 19, 2014, 01:37:15 PM

Author Topic: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards  (Read 26925 times)

Secretariat

  • PowerShot G1 X II
  • ***
  • Posts: 45
    • View Profile
Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« on: August 24, 2012, 10:05:41 AM »
Between Sandisk and Lexar,who makes better CF Cards?I am actually thinking of the Sandisk Extreme Pro 32 GB or the Lexar Professional 1000 32GB CF Cards.

Thanks.

canon rumors FORUM

Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« on: August 24, 2012, 10:05:41 AM »

nicke

  • Canon AE-1
  • ***
  • Posts: 78
    • View Profile
Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #1 on: August 24, 2012, 10:19:34 AM »
In performance the Lexar win over the Sandisk, http://www.robgalbraith.com/bins/camera_wb_multi_page.asp?cid=6007-12452 if your camera can handle that kind of speed. In reliability I do not know...
« Last Edit: August 24, 2012, 10:21:59 AM by nicke »

Rienzphotoz

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • ********
  • Posts: 3326
  • Peace unto all ye Canon, Nikon & Sony shooters
    • View Profile
Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2012, 12:39:40 PM »
Between Sandisk and Lexar,who makes better CF Cards?I am actually thinking of the Sandisk Extreme Pro 32 GB or the Lexar Professional 1000 32GB CF Cards.

Thanks.
I've been using SanDisk cards (both CF & SD) since 2007 and every single of of them worked well and they continue to do so even today.

Early this month I bought a Lexar 64GB Pro 1000x UDMA card (for my Canon 5D MK III) because:
1. Lexar write speed is rated at 145MB/s vs SanDisk write speed of only 90MB/s
2. Lexar had (and still does, till end of August) a really good rebate (approx 25%) on B&H
3. I've had 2 Lexar CF Cards since 2009 and they have never failed ... so I am expecting the same reliability from this Lexar 64GB Pro 1000x UDMA card
As far as I'm concerend both companies are very very reliable and you cannot go wrong purchasing either of them. If you shoot with a DSLR capable of high fps (8fps and above) you will appreciate Lexar's write speed of 145MB/s.

Almost forgot, the write speed about Lexar vs SanDisk also applies to your selection of the 32 GB CF cards (i.e. SanDisk 32GB CF Card Extreme Pro 600x UDMA write speed is 90MB/s and Lexar 32GB Pro 1000x UDMA card write speed is 145MB/s)
« Last Edit: August 24, 2012, 12:55:05 PM by Rienzphotoz »
Canon 5DMK3 70D | Nikon D610 | Sony a7 a6000 | RX100M3 | 16-35/2.8LII | 70-200/2.8LISII | 100/2.8LIS | 100-400LIS | 40/2.8 | 50/1.4 | 85/1.8 | 600EX-RTx2 | ST-E3-RT | 24/3.5 T-S | 10-18/4 OSS 16-50 | 24-70/4OSS | 55/1.8 | 55-210 OSS | 70-200/4 OSS | 28-300VR | HVL-F43M | GoPro Black 3+ & DJI Phantom

gary samples

  • Guest
Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2012, 02:42:52 PM »
I love Sandisk

bdunbar79

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • ********
  • Posts: 2606
    • View Profile
Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2012, 12:44:05 AM »
90 Mb/s vs. 145 Mb/s is irrelevent even in 12 fps bursting in RAW mode on the 1DX.  The buffer clears way too fast for it to factor, as I've done this many, many times.
2 x 1DX
Big Ten, GLIAC, NCAC

pwp

  • 1D X
  • *******
  • Posts: 1632
    • View Profile
Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #5 on: August 29, 2012, 05:57:23 AM »
B&H are doing a two-for-one bundle of the 32Gb Lexar 1000X UDMA7 CF cards right now for $238.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/841573-REG/Lexar_LCF32GCTBNA10002_32GB_CompactFlash_Memory_Card.html

Snap up this offer. I generally tend towards Sandisk, but these can't be ignored.

-PW

Rienzphotoz

  • Canon EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II
  • ********
  • Posts: 3326
  • Peace unto all ye Canon, Nikon & Sony shooters
    • View Profile
Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2012, 03:13:51 PM »
B&H are doing a two-for-one bundle of the 32Gb Lexar 1000X UDMA7 CF cards right now for $238.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/841573-REG/Lexar_LCF32GCTBNA10002_32GB_CompactFlash_Memory_Card.html

Snap up this offer. I generally tend towards Sandisk, but these can't be ignored.

-PW
That is a darned good deal ... That works out cheaper than buying one 64 GB card.
Canon 5DMK3 70D | Nikon D610 | Sony a7 a6000 | RX100M3 | 16-35/2.8LII | 70-200/2.8LISII | 100/2.8LIS | 100-400LIS | 40/2.8 | 50/1.4 | 85/1.8 | 600EX-RTx2 | ST-E3-RT | 24/3.5 T-S | 10-18/4 OSS 16-50 | 24-70/4OSS | 55/1.8 | 55-210 OSS | 70-200/4 OSS | 28-300VR | HVL-F43M | GoPro Black 3+ & DJI Phantom

canon rumors FORUM

Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #6 on: August 29, 2012, 03:13:51 PM »

papercutMS

  • Power Shot G7X
  • **
  • Posts: 15
    • View Profile
5D Mark III, Rebel T1i, 17-40 f4L, 24-105 f4L IS, 70-200 f2.8L IS II, 85 f1.8, ST-E3-RT, 430EX II, 2 x 600EX-RT.

canon rumors FORUM

Re: Sandisk VS Lexar CF Cards
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2012, 12:55:57 AM »