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SanDisk16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10)
 
4.9

(based on 508 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (453)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (46)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (3)

98%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Writes/reads fast (407)
  • Reliable (377)
  • Easy to use (312)
  • Large capacity (271)
  • Great value (260)

Cons

  • Small capacity (8)
  • Writes/reads slow (6)
  • Expensive (3)
  • Price (3)
  • Pricey (3)

Best Uses

  • Portable images/multimedia (246)
  • Storing images/multimedia (187)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Enthusiast (222), Semi pro (134), Professional (91), Casual user (24), Getting started (8)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (332), Business (142)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (450), Yes (17)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Awesome FAST

... as long as you're not expecting 90MB/sec *write* speed. That comes in at about 45MB/sec, which is still smokin' hot fast. But they do indeed *read* at...Read complete review

... as long as you're not expecting 90MB/sec *write* speed. That comes in at about 45MB/sec, which is still smokin' hot fast. But they do indeed *read* at 90+MB/sec. Now I can already hear the protests: "I didn't get that kind of speed." or "Mine isn't anywhere near that fast." etc. Well, the problem is your CARD READER. (or if you're somehow measuring the speed internal to your camera or other device, then it doesn't support the SDHC extensions that enable UHS-1) Anyway, there's no card reader that plugs into USB2 that has any hope of achieving the full speed of this card (and many other cards, for that matter), even if it has the UHS-1 extensions, and that's because USB2 just isn't fast enough. You would need USB3 for this, and as of the end of 2011, there are no card readers that use USB3 and have the proper card protocols.

All is not lost, however. There is a single card reader made by Transcend (I have one of these) that plugs into the ExpressCard slot (that's PCIe configured for external device use) in your laptop and that can run this card at full speed. That's good news #1. Good news #2 is that the Transcend reader isn't even expensive and you might be able to find it here at B&H. You should be able to find it for under $25.

Advice: Do not assume that your device will support the full speed of this card. SanDisk has a useful product compatibility tool where you can find appropriate products for the equipment you own. Use this before spending too much on flash memory.

So there you have it. As usual, SanDisk has demonstrated that they make the leading product in every category, and this card is no exception.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Updated Review - DO NOT BUY

If 0 was possible, I would go with that. Had disk for 2 weeks. On Saturday after shooting 300 images for an event, camera would no longer recognize disk. Insert into card...Read complete review

If 0 was possible, I would go with that. Had disk for 2 weeks. On Saturday after shooting 300 images for an event, camera would no longer recognize disk. Insert into card reader on computer but computer says can't read because of i/o error. Call SanDisk (call center in Middle East) and they recommend a 3rd party vendor to get information off there for $225. Downloaded Stellar Photo Recovery for [$]. Sees .nef files but when go to actually recover Lightroom says they are corrupt. Previously used Sony SD cards and NEVER had a problem. Went to Sandisk for speed and other reviews. Wish I stuck with the slower reliable cards. Lessons learned.

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5.0

Very fast great deal

By Elmo0823

from New Orleans

Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

This card is extremely fast and with a 24 mpxl camera raw files it processes and transfers very fast and plenty of room

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5.0

small but mighty

By moto racer

from Chicago

About Me Professional

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Portable images/multimedia

    Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

    Fast - Fast- Fast- works just as we thought- We love it!

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

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    5.0

    EDxcellent value and reliability

    By LeeS

    from Northern New Jersey

    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Great Value
    • Reliable Performance
    • Writes/Reads fast

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portable images/multimedia
      • Storing images/multimedia

      Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

      I use this product in my new Nikon D7200 camera (both slots) so that the transfer from buffer to card goes as quickly and reliably as possible. I also will only use SanDisk and one of its competitors cards as to the above. I have found that 'off brand cards usually do not live up to marketing specs.

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

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      5.0

      Sandisk are always reliable

      By Rod K

      from Omaha, Nebraska

      About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Portable images/multimedia

        Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

        Fast write speeds!

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

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        5.0

        Sandisk Makes the Best Storage Cards

        By Steve Berger Photographic

        from Cincinnati, OH

        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
          • Storing images/multimedia

          Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

          I have many different Sandisk Cards of various Sizes but no matter what size I ever get, it will always be a Sandisk Brand Card.

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

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          5.0

          Trusted SD card

          By Mildot

          from Indiana

          About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Great Value
          • Reliable Performance
          • Writes/Reads fast

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Portable images/multimedia
            • Storing images/multimedia

            Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

            I have never had any trouble with Sandisk memory cards, they are all I buy. Get this faster version for use with the latest DSLR's

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

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            5.0

            Best SD card out there

            By Danimal

            from Terre Haute Indiana

            About Me Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Great Value
            • Large Capacity
            • Reliable Performance
            • Writes/Reads fast

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Professional Video Shoots

              Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

              I use the SanDisk Class 10 SDHC cards exclusively for my video shoots. I have used other cards and had them fail on me loosing valuable footage. The SanDisk have NEVER failed me regardless that I use them over and over. Great value. 16 GB gives me about 4 hours of footage which is just about perfect for what I want on a roll and makes for ease of editing.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
              • Similar:
              • SanDisk Class 10 8GB SDHC memory card

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              5.0

              Review Update

              By DBWhite

              from Kene, NH

              About Me Semi Pro

              Pros

              • Writes/Reads fast

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                  I had a Sandisk Extreme Pro get corrupted and wrote a review based on that. But, since then, the same thing happened with a Lexar card on a competely different camera. I think the culprit is the SD card reader on my Mac Mini or a Mac OS software problem. The cards appear as though they are unformated when put in the SD card slot in the Mac Mini, and also when the cards are put back in the original cameras.

                  I really can't blame the failure on the Sandisk card!

                  • Primary use:
                  • Business

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                  2.0

                  Very Fast...until it failed. :-(

                  By DBWhite

                  from Keene, NH

                  About Me Semi Pro

                  Pros

                  • Writes/Reads fast

                  Cons

                  • Card Failure

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                    This card made my D7000 feel like a new camera. Very fast write speeds. Unfortunately, one day it failed and many of the images were so corrupted they could not be recovered. I have not had any problems with this camera while using Lexar cards, but the Lexar cards do have a slower write time.

                    Lesson: if your camera has dual card slots...use them!

                    Sandisk does have a warranty process, but it takes time to prepare and submit the requested information.

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

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                    5.0

                    Always 1st Rate!

                    By California Girl

                    from San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Large Capacity
                    • Reliable Performance
                    • Writes/Reads fast

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                        This is the only memory card I use because of it's reliability and speed. It's the best!

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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                        5.0

                        Still the best SDHC card available

                        By Michael

                        from Philadelphia

                        About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Great Value
                        • Large Capacity
                        • Reliable Performance
                        • Writes/Reads fast

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                            Objectively and subjectively speaking, SanDisk produces the best SDHC cards available today.

                            I have seen test after test done in labs and in practical situations that show the Extreme Pro cards are faster than anything else on the market. I have also been using them exclusively with my Nikon DSLR's and Sony compact system camera for several years, and I can attest to their speed and durability.

                            The memory buffer on certain cameras are rather quite small when shooting in rapid succession or burst mode, so the faster the card, the faster you can get back to shooting. Given the small price delta between the next best card from SanDisk or some other manufacturer, it behooves you to spend that little extra bit to get the best.

                            In all, you cannot go wrong with a SanDisk Extreme Pro SDHC card.

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

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                            5.0

                            As good as it gets

                            By Barry

                            from South Florida

                            About Me Professional

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

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

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Storing images/multimedia

                              Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                              As a pro I need memory card that are fast, but good value is also important. The SanDisk Extreme Pro is just the ticket

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

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                              3.0

                              Should have gone with the 280 MB/s

                              By Taya the photog

                              from Palm Springs, CA

                              About Me Professional

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Great Value
                              • Large Capacity
                              • Reliable Performance

                              Cons

                              • Writes/reads slow

                              Best Uses

                              • Portable images/multimedia

                              Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                              I wasn't sure if I needed 280 MB/s but now I wish I had spent the extra money and bought the faster card. The 95 MB/s just feels slow. Thankfully this card was purchased as a backup. I have two 16 GB compact flash cards that read 160 MB/s and those are great. If you aren't shooting action the 95 MB/s is sufficient.

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

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                              5.0

                              Excellent SD card

                              By Mitch W

                              from NYC

                              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                              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 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                Great, fast, reliable SD card.

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

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                                5.0

                                Just what I needed.

                                By Buzzard

                                from North Carolina

                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Reliable Performance

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Storing images/multimedia

                                  Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                  Great service, fast shipping.

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

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                                  5.0

                                  Reliable and Fast

                                  By Fred

                                  from Houston, TX

                                  About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                        Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                        Keeps up with the Nikon high speed burst shots.

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

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                                        5.0

                                        16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Ca

                                        By DC

                                        from PA

                                        About Me Semi Pro

                                        Verified Buyer

                                        Pros

                                          Cons

                                            Best Uses

                                              Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                              used as movie card

                                              • Primary use:
                                              • Personal
                                              • Was this a gift?:
                                              • Yes

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                                              5.0

                                              Great price!

                                              By T-Bone

                                              from Greensboro,NC

                                              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 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                                great value

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

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                                                5.0

                                                My go to SD Card from now on

                                                By ddmulholland

                                                from Denver, CO

                                                About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

                                                Verified Buyer

                                                Pros

                                                • Reliable Performance
                                                • Writes/Reads fast

                                                Cons

                                                  Best Uses

                                                  • Portable images/multimedia
                                                  • Storing images/multimedia

                                                  Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                                  I bought this card because recording video on my Canon T3i would abruptly stop after about a minute due to the right speed of the card not keeping up with the data the camera was throwing at it.

                                                  After a little research, I settled on the SanDisk Extreme Pro line. I haven't had a problem with right speeds yet. The longest clip I've recorded so far has been 6 minutes and I didn't have any issues.

                                                  I don't do much video so 16 GB works for me. If you primarily use it for video the larger capacity cards of this line will be better.

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

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                                                  5.0

                                                  Great memory card

                                                  By Kim

                                                  from Appling, GA

                                                  About Me Casual User

                                                  Verified Buyer

                                                  Pros

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

                                                  Cons

                                                    Best Uses

                                                    • Storing images/multimedia

                                                    Comments about SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro UHS-I SDHC U1 Memory Card (Class 10):

                                                    Very great use so far.

                                                    • Primary use:
                                                    • Personal
                                                    • Was this a gift?:
                                                    • Yes

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