The Lexar Professional 1066x 128GB CompactFlash card offers high performance and large capacity. It supports UDMA-7 and it rated at 160MB/s read and 155MB/s write speeds according to Lexar. The large capacity is ideal for video recording, and it carries the Video Performance Guarantee rating of VPG-65, meaning the card is will sustain at least 65MB/s continuous write speed. Beyond video, the card is also suited to the demands of continuous shooting using professional DSLR cameras. Lexar offers the Professional 1066x CF card in 16, 32, 64, 128 and 256GB capacities. This review is for the 128GB size.
Professional 1066x 128GB card was put through a series of benchmark tests in several USB 3.0 card readers. The card performed up to 159.2 MB/s sequential read in the Lexar CFR1 CompactFlash card reader, just short of the 160MB/s rating. Sequential write speed reached 152.1 MB/s, the highest measurement made using the Kingston FCR-HS4 card reader.
Card: Lexar Professional 1066x 128GB 128 GB
Benchmark: CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3 x64
Program settings: 1000 MB, 5 passes, random test data
Operating system: Windows 8.1 Pro
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K @ 4.40GHz
RAM: 32GB DDR3 1600
|Lexar Professional 1066x 128GB 128 GB|
Card Reader Benchmarks
|Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1||159.237||149.540||108.227||43.733||9.081||2217.1||1.224||298.8|
|Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader||158.276||155.644||146.703||51.747||10.728||2619.0||1.283||313.2|
|Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader||158.061||152.056||145.587||43.951||10.203||2490.9||1.243||303.5|
|Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF9||157.609||155.437||146.483||51.050||10.670||2605.1||1.274||311.0|
|SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.0||156.411||131.285||69.592||50.262||5.331||1301.5||1.143||279.0|
|Lexar Professional Dual Slot Reader||155.737||136.711||145.222||42.841||9.520||2324.2||1.287||314.2|
|Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black||153.818||136.711||145.419||42.813||9.561||2334.2||1.281||312.7|
|Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader||151.726||139.605||144.571||46.246||9.586||2340.4||1.338||326.7|
|Kingston Multi-Card Reader FCR-HS3||137.554||115.368||57.509||47.036||10.579||2582.8||1.294||315.9|
The card will be tested in a variety of cameras. When available, the results will appear below.
|Lexar Professional 1066x 128GB|
Tested in Camera
|Canon 1D X||96.6|
Lexar Professional series memory cards have a limited lifetime warranty.
The following table contains information about the tested card. Card information including a unique serial number, name (often a model number) and firmware version is encoded in the card. Cards are often engraved or printed with an identifier on the outside, but it is often a batch or lot number and not an individual serial number.
|Internal Card Information: Lexar Professional 1066x 128GB CF|
|Name||LEXAR ATA FLASH CARD|
|Highest DMA supported||UDMA7|
|Total capacity||128,043,712,512 bytes|
|External Card Identifiers|
|Engraved on end of card||32218128GBNMAC4814FC830C|
Compare prices on the Lexar Professional 1066x card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.
$ / GB
|Lexar Professional 1066x CF||16||$1.81||$28.90||$31.00||$31.00|
|Lexar Professional 1066x CF||32||$1.13||$36.04||$39.95||$38.95|
|Lexar Professional 1066x CF||64||$0.87||$55.44||$55.44||$55.44|
|Lexar Professional 1066x CF||128||$0.74||$95.07||$95.07||$99.95|
|Lexar Professional 1066x CF||256||$0.96||$244.99||$244.99||$244.95|