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SanDisk8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA
 
4.9

(based on 767 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (664)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (97)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

99%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Reliable (614)
  • Writes/reads fast (587)
  • Easy to use (509)
  • Great value (448)
  • Large capacity (409)

Cons

  • Small capacity (18)
  • Capability issues (9)
  • Writes/reads slow (8)
  • Cost (5)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Portable images/multimedia (423)
  • Storing images/multimedia (261)
  • Photography (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (292), Semi pro (224), Professional (205), Casual user (15), Getting started (4)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (418), Business (312)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (505), Yes (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

The 5th 8G card in my memory Arsenal

I shoot Extreme - fast stuff! Surfing mostly, from the beach and in the water. This type of action requires a card that can keep up with the shutter speed of my 7d....Read complete review

I shoot Extreme - fast stuff! Surfing mostly, from the beach and in the water. This type of action requires a card that can keep up with the shutter speed of my 7d. When saving in RAW it can take a little while to catch up with the sequence of image files running through the buffer. When shooting in Jpeg it is not a problem. Lately I have been using the Sandisk 16GB Pro and that solves any issues I might have in RAW and the shutter seems to run a touch faster. The only reason I continue to use the 8GB is if something should ever happen inside the card and I potentially loose twice the imagery I might loose on the 16. Ive been using the 8's for 5 years now and either way I honestly I wouldn't bother buying anything other than a Sandisk slower than 60MBs per second. These cards Rock my sandy socks!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Freezes and looses photos

I got this with the accesory kit and I thought something was wrong with my new camera. The card was causing the camera to freeze and loose the pictures I had taken immediatly before...Read complete review

I got this with the accesory kit and I thought something was wrong with my new camera. The card was causing the camera to freeze and loose the pictures I had taken immediatly before freezing. I would have to take the battery out to turn it off. I read online that I am not the only one that had this problem, other people said that it was this exact same card that ave them issues.

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5.0

SanDisk keeps getting better...

By Blad Guy

from San Rafael CA

About Me Semi Pro

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portable images/multimedia

    Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

    Spare ammo for my DSLR Canon 5D

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

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    5.0

    Great card!

    By TheCarFilmer

    from Alameda, CA

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Large Capacity
    • Writes/Reads fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

        Works great on my 20D! Very fast card, glad i purchased it!

        • Primary use:
        • Personal
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        5.0

        perfect

        By Shlomo

        from Austin TX

        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Value
        • Reliable Performance
        • Writes/Reads fast

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portable images/multimedia

          Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

          I have used Sandisk memory cards since 2004. They have always worked flawlessly, whether compact flash or SD. I stick with "extreme" class for cards that i use over and over again. For storage, or one time use, "Ultra" class is best value. On the Nikon D800, the 8g card holds about 240 large/fine Jpegs or 100 raw (multiply that amount by 2.2 if shooting in Dx mode). The card is fast. I shoot at any pace i want, single or full auto. The write speed keeps up to an extent that i don't even think about it. I do very little video, but the few times i have, there have been no issues at full 1080p. This card is my constant workhorse, always in my camera. I download images, erase, then use again.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          perfect for my needs

          By hiTydes

          from Cherryfield, ME

          About Me Semi Pro

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portable images/multimedia

            Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

            needed card with small capacity …I prefer for these for short outings…I have several others never any issues!

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            SanDisk Compact Flash Review

            By Rae

            from Menifee,CA

            About Me Semi Pro

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Great Value
            • Reliable Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                I really love these compact flash cards. I'm a wedding photographer and use these all the time. I've never had one go bad on me yet.

                • Primary use:
                • Business
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                Works great

                By bob

                from canada

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                Works like it should.

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                5.0

                Good Card, Great Price

                By Thirty Three Photography

                from Hampton Roads, VA

                About Me Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Portable images/multimedia
                  • Storing images/multimedia

                  Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                  As a professional photographer I use these cards all the time. I have never had an issue with a SanDisk card. I had an accident once where my DSLR ended up at the bottom of a saltwater marina. It took almost an hour to retrieve the camera from the bottom. The camera was rendered useless but when I got home the images were still on the card and none of the files were corrupted.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Fast and Reliable

                  By Deney

                  from Manhattan Beach, CA

                  About Me Semi Pro

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Great Value
                  • Reliable Performance
                  • Writes/Reads fast

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                      Fast card from a reliable brand.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      5.0

                      awesome

                      By e jones

                      from ringwood, ok

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Reliable Performance
                      • Writes/Reads fast

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                          Got this for my old Rebel XT. Works great, fast & if it's like other SanDisk reliable!

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          4.0

                          Great card

                          By sooki

                          from san gabriel, ca

                          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                                Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                I like the size and think it's perfect for my use. I dont like too much memory cause then it's too much for me to go through when i am reviewing photos. Good quality and have never had a problem with this brand.

                                • Primary use:
                                • Personal
                                • Was this a gift?:
                                • No

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                                5.0

                                Reliable card

                                By traveler

                                from Van Nuys, CA

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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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 SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                  Have used SanDisk cards for years. I have never had a failure, but be sure to download Rescue Pro just in case. The 8GB is a good all around size. If you are going to shoot video purchase a 32 GB card. This card has a good transfer speed. I would not hesitate to recommend this card.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Personal
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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                                  5.0

                                  A good buy

                                  By Paul

                                  from Flossmoor, IL

                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Easy To Use
                                  • Reliable Performance

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                      San Disk cards are the best buy

                                      • Primary use:
                                      • Personal
                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                      • No

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                                      5.0

                                      SanDisk

                                      By Cat

                                      from California

                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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                                        Cons

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                                            Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                            Reliable product.

                                            • Primary use:
                                            • Personal
                                            • Was this a gift?:
                                            • No

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                                            5.0

                                            8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme

                                            By mcperl

                                            from Chicago, IL

                                            About Me Professional

                                            Verified Buyer

                                            Pros

                                            • Reliable Performance

                                            Cons

                                              Best Uses

                                              • Portable images/multimedia

                                              Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                              It does just what it is supposed to do.

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Business
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • No

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                                              5.0

                                              Works great

                                              By dave the Birder

                                              from St Louis area

                                              About Me Semi Pro

                                              Verified Buyer

                                              Pros

                                              • Reliable Performance
                                              • Writes/Reads fast

                                              Cons

                                                Best Uses

                                                • Portable images/multimedia
                                                • Storing images/multimedia

                                                Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                                I upgraded from an 8GB 30MB/s. This 60MB/s is noticeably faster and works great. I will never go back to the 30MB except in emergence for a backup.

                                                • Primary use:
                                                • Personal
                                                • Was this a gift?:
                                                • No

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                                                5.0

                                                Great Product

                                                By Alicia

                                                from CO

                                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

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

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Portable images/multimedia

                                                  Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                                  Used it for a work related project and met the needed requirements.

                                                  • Primary use:
                                                  • Personal

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great Product

                                                  By Stacy

                                                  from Alaska

                                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

                                                  • Easy To Use
                                                  • Reliable Performance
                                                  • Writes/Reads fast

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                      Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                                      This is the only brand memory card that I use and have never had any problems with them! Very happy with my purchase. I usually buy the smaller GB cards to not keep all of my eggs in one basket.

                                                      • Primary use:
                                                      • Personal
                                                      • Was this a gift?:
                                                      • No

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                                                      5.0

                                                      The Go To Memory Card

                                                      By Kewlmom

                                                      from Wellington, FL

                                                      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                      Verified Buyer

                                                      Pros

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

                                                      Cons

                                                        Best Uses

                                                        • Portable images/multimedia
                                                        • Storing images/multimedia

                                                        Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                                        This is my absolute favorite memory card. I can always rely on this card to be there for me when I need it. It never gives me any issues and it is definitely my go to card. Love it!

                                                        • Primary use:
                                                        • Personal
                                                        • Was this a gift?:
                                                        • No

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                                                        5.0

                                                        A++++++++

                                                        By JR

                                                        from TN

                                                        Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                                        Great product

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                                                        3.0

                                                        San disk compact flash

                                                        By TJ

                                                        from Sedona, AZ

                                                        Comments about SanDisk 8GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA:

                                                        Ordered this compact flash but it was too much space for my older digital camera and would not load. Keep this in mind when ordering your compact flash.

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