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PNY Technologies64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card
 
4.8

(based on 82 reviews)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (45)
  • Easy to use (36)
  • Durable (27)
  • Lightweight (25)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (32)
    • Travel (25)
    • Landscape photography (19)
    • Home (17)
    • Macro photography (16)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (23), Semi-professional (20), Professional (16), Casual user (6), Getting started (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (61)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    Works GREAT with Sony 4K camera

    Bought 4 of these to use in recording opera recordings with my new FDR-AX100 camcorder (4K). They performed like a champ recording without a hitch 12 MADAMA BUTTERFLY and 4 MIKADO performances over...Read complete review

    Bought 4 of these to use in recording opera recordings with my new FDR-AX100 camcorder (4K). They performed like a champ recording without a hitch 12 MADAMA BUTTERFLY and 4 MIKADO performances over three weekends. They handle the rigors of 4K amazingly well. Oh yes...the ingestion of video back into the computer is both fast and painless.

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    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Something is up with this card

    I have two (2) of these cards. I got them for extended use in a DSLR, and for lower bit-rate video. Specifically, I have used them with an Olympus EM-5 for...Read complete review

    I have two (2) of these cards. I got them for extended use in a DSLR, and for lower bit-rate video. Specifically, I have used them with an Olympus EM-5 for photos, and in particular timelaps sequences. I have also used it in my Lumix FZ-150 which will shoot in AVCHD 1920 x 1080 - 60 fps @ 28Mbps and H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps - 20Mbps. For these purposes, it works fine. However, when used with a GH2 shooting Long GOP (DrewNet) at 70 Mbps, I get card read errors. Up the bit rate a little further and recording stops because the card cannot keep up. Very odd. Recall that read performance of this card is supposed to be 90MBps That's 90 megabytes per second. As for Write speeds, even the PNY site does not cite write times. I suspect because it is extrememly variable and flat out depands on file size. I found on @ where someone tested 500 mb files (not a good test of video performance) and he found that write speeds were in the 63MBps range. Under these results, it should work. Math is as follows: A video stream of 70-80Mbps is about 10 MegaBytes ps. And if you double it because of the overall efficientcy or to account for peak bitrates in detailed scenes, you are at at most 20 Megabytes ps. 1/3 of what this card should handle for write speeds as tested. Yet it simply can't keep up with the writes. it fails nearly every time ther eis detail and motion or autofocus is engaged. It fails on replay very often - most of the time. Remember I have two of these cards and BOTH behave exactly the same and I can reproduce these issues with both at will. On the other hand a Sandisk 64GB card with 45MBps rating (Extreme) (Not even the Extreme Pro model), keeps up fine. So all I can say is that to my mind the PNY on large video files cannot handle more than 10-20 MegaBytes ps reliably. This PNY card also has a weird format on it... price is good and for relatively low bitrates it is OK. So if you ar shooting stills or stock low bitrate video... say within 30Mbps (megaBITS) you will probably do fine and the price is very attractive.

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    5.0

    Fast... amazing value

    By Kyle Good

    from Costa Mesa, CA

    About Me Professional

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    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Great Value
    • Large Capacity
    • Reliable Performance
    • Writes/Reads fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portable images/multimedia
      • Storing images/multimedia

      Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

      Got two of these for my Canon C100 MKII... super fast and responsive in camera.

      Maintains advertised read/write speeds. No complaints at all.

      • Primary use:
      • Business
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      • No

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      5.0

      Great Speed. Great Size. Great Price.

      By Spark Films

      from San Diego, CA

      About Me Professional

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Fast

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Video

        Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

        Enough said. Buy these. They are awesome.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great card, no issues on A7 MKii

        By maxwellduryea

        from Berlin

        Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

        Works great and writes well. Great deal and no complaints!

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        5.0

        So far do good. Works

        By ByronM

        from Los Angeles

        Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

        Seems faster than my camera. Nikon n1
        Nice to have a sd that my camera collection can grow into.

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        5.0

        perfect

        By j

        from illinois

        Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

        Using in camcorder, plenty of storage works well so far and best price I have seen! Pleased with purchase

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        5.0

        Great SDXC Class 10 Memory Card

        By BC6

        from NYC

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Durable
        • Easy To Use
        • Lightweight
        • Reliable

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Home
          • Landscape Photography
          • Macro Photography
          • Portraits
          • Studio
          • Traveling

          Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

          I use this card for photos and videos in my Rebel T3i. The read/write speeds were a bit higher than what I usually use but at a discount price. I wish I could have purchased more of them.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Great procut, great value

          By Bryan

          from Orange county, ca

          Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

          Very good price for capacity/speed

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          5.0

          an outstanding bargain

          By Ozdee

          from Thunder Bay, Canada

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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          Pros

          • price
          • Quality

          Cons

          • None at all

          Best Uses

          • Everyday use
          • Traveling

          Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

          using this card in a Panasonic DMC FZ200 (Bought from B&H) after partly filling the card i tested its speed with CrystalDiskMark and the result was,Read 86.46MB/s Write 64.02MB/s which is more than satisfying for me. Another thing was the price which was a real bargain

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          5.0

          PNY Technologies 64gb SDXC card

          By Thephotobar

          from Seattle, Washington

          Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

          Love this card!! Lots of storage capacity for my images and fast data transfer rate.

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          3.0

          Good Card for the Price, but...

          By AzYooper

          from Sun Lakes AZ

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Difficult To Use

            Best Uses

            • Everyday use
            • Landscape Photography
            • Macro Photography
            • Traveling

            Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

            I am pleased with the capacity and speed of this card for the price. I did have a little difficulty removing this card from the card slot on my computer. Never had that problem with any other SD cards. I bought two and I have the same problem with both cards. Maybe some dimension is off by a tad.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Works - no issues

            By Dave

            from Monroe, NY

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            Pros

            • Durable
            • Easy To Use
            • Lightweight
            • Reliable

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday use
              • Home

              Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

              No issues so far- works great!

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              • No

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              5.0

              It Is What It Is

              By Bruno

              from LA, CA

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                    Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                    This card holds a couple thousand more images than my last card so that information alone should help you determine whether I'm happy with it or not.

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                    5.0

                    great card for T3I

                    By betteris1day

                    from quahog

                    Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                    Works great fast no lag no issues transfers and works wonders

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                    5.0

                    64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS

                    By JT

                    from SWMINN

                    About Me Casual user

                    Verified Buyer

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                      Cons

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                          Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                          Works well in my Nikon D5300 for RAW/jpeg and video.

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Very fast and with absolutely fair price

                          By PeteSRQ34

                          from Sarasota, Fl

                          About Me Professional

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                          Pros

                          • Durable
                          • Easy To Use
                          • Lightweight
                          • Reliable

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                            • Everyday use
                            • Home
                            • Landscape Photography
                            • Macro Photography
                            • Portraits
                            • Studio
                            • Traveling

                            Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                            I am a big fan of PNY products! I am using flash drives and now I purchased 64 GB memory card for my DSLR Canon. This card is very fast and takes more than 14 hours of HD video. The plus is also that it's made in South Korea, where quality is very high.

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                            5.0

                            Great card for Time Lapse

                            By jwhitten

                            from clarion, ia

                            About Me Semi-Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Durable
                            • Easy To Use
                            • Lightweight
                            • Reliable

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Landscape Photography
                              • Macro Photography
                              • Traveling

                              Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                              Fast write speed, large storage. I'm using it for night time lapse video. No buffer issues and I'm shooting raw.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              PNY is as good as SanDisk

                              By DS

                              from Chicagoland, IL

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Durable
                              • Easy To Use
                              • Reliable

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                                  PNY has been a brand I've gone back to since the days of the early CD burners. Others have rated PNY products as garbage, but I've not had an issue with any of their stuff. I have always recommended PNY to people, as it's a brand not many are familiar with, but with the same reliablity and (usually) a lower cost. As for the SD cards, so far, so good, they are performing as good as SanDisk and Lexar.

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                                  5.0

                                  Excellent for 4K video

                                  By VideoDad

                                  from Eugene, Oregon

                                  About Me Semi-Professional

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Reliable

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Everyday use
                                    • Home
                                    • Landscape Photography
                                    • Macro Photography
                                    • Portraits
                                    • Studio
                                    • Traveling

                                    Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                                    I bought this card for use with my Sony FDR – AX100 and I was concerned about performance. This card has worked perfectly for 4K video acquisition as well as the special effects that Sony has, slow-motion, dual file and still Photo during video filming at the same time. Great value, great performance, BH photo, I will be back as this product delivered as promised.

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                                    5.0

                                    Meets my needs...

                                    By Zonian64

                                    from West Palm Beach, Florida

                                    About Me Semi-Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Durable
                                    • Easy To Use
                                    • Lightweight
                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Everyday use
                                      • Home
                                      • Landscape Photography
                                      • Macro Photography
                                      • Traveling

                                      Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                                      I shoot large raw files using a Nikon D810...It has the capacity w/o having to carry numerous SD cards when out on shooting assignments.

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                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      $Great for the money

                                      By madisondave

                                      from Cleveland, Ohio

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Everyday use

                                          Comments about PNY Technologies 64GB Elite Performance SDXC Class 10 UHS-1 Memory Card:

                                          I use this in my Canon 70D, this card provides more then enough room for 1000's of pictures.

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