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

(based on 72 reviews)

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97%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (43)
  • Easy to use (34)
  • Durable (26)
  • Lightweight (24)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday (29)
    • Travel (22)
    • Landscape photography (17)
    • Home (16)
    • Macro photography (14)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Enthusiast (20), Semi-professional (20), Professional (14), Casual user (6), Getting started (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
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    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

    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

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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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                  5.0

                  Very fast and with absolutely fair price

                  By PeteSRQ34

                  from Sarasota, Fl

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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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                      5.0

                      PNY is as good as SanDisk

                      By DS

                      from Chicagoland, IL

                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                      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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                              5.0

                              $Great for the money

                              By madisondave

                              from Cleveland, Ohio

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                              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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                                  5.0

                                  Best price for a 64gb. Fast up & D/L

                                  By Tim

                                  from Little Rock, Arkansas

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                                  Pros

                                  • 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:

                                    Very pleased with this fast memory card. It had an excellent price compared to other 64 gb cards so I was skeptical as to why it was so low. Still not sure because it was well worth the money. Super fast SDXC card that has excellent upload and download speeds. I bought two for this price and am very pleased.

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                                    5.0

                                    Exactly what I wanted and more.

                                    By koreanPhood

                                    from San jose

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

                                    Excellent price for the memory card. Does everything I need and has more memory than I really need. Thank you. Will do business with again.

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                                    5.0

                                    Great Value on Memory Card

                                    By jimbobphoto

                                    from Pittsburgh Pa

                                    About Me Semi-Professional

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Reliable

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

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

                                        I'm getting great performance from this card. Write times to memory seem good. No issues with fit. A great value for 64 Gig.

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                                        5.0

                                        Love this card!

                                        By CB

                                        from Austin, TX

                                        About Me Semi-Professional

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                        • Durable
                                        • Reliable

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

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

                                            Been using this card for a few weeks now and have not found any flaws with it so far! I have used it on long shoots, and it never has a problem keeping up, the temperature stays in check even on a hot day.

                                            If you are looking to start a collection of SDXC Class 10 Cards then these are your best bet, no other brand comes close to the price Pny offers. The absolute best card you can buy for such a low price.

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                                            5.0

                                            Big Storage. Small Price.

                                            By LittleRadio

                                            from Chicago

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

                                                  Never tried PNY brand before. Works well enough. Fast enough. Time will tell!

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                                                  2.0

                                                  Something is up with this card

                                                  By woof

                                                  from CT USA

                                                  About Me Semi-Professional

                                                  Verified Reviewer

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                                                    Cons

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

                                                        A deal I couldn't pass up

                                                        By Rollex

                                                        from Littlerock Ar

                                                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                        Verified Buyer

                                                        Pros

                                                        • Durable
                                                        • Easy To Use
                                                        • Fast Writing
                                                        • Lightweight
                                                        • Magnet Proof
                                                        • Rapid Fire Picture Taking
                                                        • Reliable
                                                        • Shock Proof
                                                        • Temperature Proof
                                                        • Waterproof

                                                        Cons

                                                          Best Uses

                                                          • Everyday use
                                                          • Home
                                                          • Landscape Photography
                                                          • Macro Photography
                                                          • Portraits
                                                          • Rapid Fire Picture Taking
                                                          • Studio
                                                          • Traveling
                                                          • Video recording

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

                                                          This sd card was $ cheaper at B&H than at my local discount store and shipping was free. I got the item quickly and it was the card I needed to get the video recording to work properly on my Rebel T3i. This is the second one I bought.

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                                                          5.0

                                                          reasonably priced fast SD card

                                                          By tlee

                                                          from Irvine, CA

                                                          About Me Casual user

                                                          Verified Buyer

                                                          Pros

                                                          • Durable
                                                          • Reliable

                                                          Cons

                                                            Best Uses

                                                            • Everyday use

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

                                                            priced reasonably, performs well and speed is good too!

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                                                            5.0

                                                            Worked on GH4

                                                            By Lil' Mike

                                                            from New York, NY

                                                            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                            Verified Buyer

                                                            Pros

                                                            • 4k
                                                            • Easy To Use
                                                            • Reliable

                                                            Cons

                                                              Best Uses

                                                              • Everyday use
                                                              • Traveling

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

                                                              Tried 4K and UHD for 40 mins straight and 15 mins for 1080p all-intra 200Mbps without any problem

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                                                              5.0

                                                              WOW factor

                                                              By Phil

                                                              from Beckley, WV

                                                              About Me Semi-Professional

                                                              Verified Buyer

                                                              Pros

                                                              • Easy To Use
                                                              • Lightweight
                                                              • Reliable

                                                              Cons

                                                                Best Uses

                                                                • Everyday use
                                                                • Portraits
                                                                • Studio

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

                                                                Unbelievably fast in the camera and in the computer's SD drive. Purchased a new Nikon D5300 with 24 Megapixels and was quite concerned about the transfer rate and the associated wait. I was pleasantly surprised at this mini-marvel. "Data transfer, no waiting!" Love it!

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