The Lexar Professional 800x CompactFlash card is a high performance card aimed at enthusiast and professional photographers. Its advertised speeds are 120MB/s read and 45MB/s write. The card uses the latest UDMA-7 protocol for high speed transfers. It also has a guaranteed 20MB/s minimum continuous write speed for recording high definition video. It is available in 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 and 512 GB capacities.
In USB 3.0 memory card readers, the Lexar 800x CF surpassed its advertised read speed. It reached a maximum speed of 160.9 MB/s sequential read in the Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1 Card Reader. Write speed in the same card reader was 45.9 MB/s.
Card: Lexar Professional 800x 32GB 32 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 800x 32GB 32 GB|
Card Reader Benchmarks
|Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1||160.948||45.924||106.534||15.728||7.855||1917.8||0.700||170.8|
|Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader||158.827||45.910||142.758||15.744||8.942||2183.0||0.728||177.6|
|SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.0||158.611||43.479||69.167||22.439||4.780||1166.9||0.658||160.7|
|Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader||158.395||46.075||142.239||15.695||8.508||2077.2||0.695||169.6|
|Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF9||157.966||46.033||142.192||15.657||8.500||2075.2||0.695||169.6|
|Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black||153.976||45.708||142.239||15.700||8.203||2002.6||0.715||174.5|
|Lexar Professional Dual Slot Reader||153.953||45.696||141.980||15.709||8.184||1998.0||0.710||173.3|
|Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader||151.792||45.678||141.087||15.726||7.826||1910.8||0.717||174.9|
|Kingston Multi-Card Reader FCR-HS3||139.550||40.939||57.633||20.126||8.921||2178.0||0.709||173.1|
In cameras, the Lexar Professional 800x write speeds measured slightly lower than advertised. In the Canon 7D Mark II memory card comparison it averaged 40.9MB/s actual write speed. In the Nikon D810 it performed at 40MB/s average write speed. In the D800 it only reached 34MB/s average write speed. In comparison, the Lexar Professional 1066x CF card supports write speeds over twice as fast.
|Lexar Professional 800x 32GB|
Tested in Camera
|Canon 5D Mark IV||44.0|
|Canon 1D X||42.5|
|Canon 7D Mark II||40.9|
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 800x 32GB CF|
|Name||LEXAR ATA FLASH CARD|
|Highest DMA supported||UDMA7|
|Total capacity||32,010,854,400 bytes|
|External Card Identifiers|
|Engraved on end of card||3230232GBNMAC1814DEF766*|
Compare prices on the Lexar Professional 800x card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.
$ / GB
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||8||$3.35||$35.49||Check price||$26.78|
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||16||$1.84||$29.49||Check price||$29.95|
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||32||$0.62||$42.39||Check price||$19.95|
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||64||$0.47||$59.17||Check price||$29.95|
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||128||$0.59||$122.47||Check price||$74.95|
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||256||$0.78||$202.00||Check price||$199.95|
|Lexar Professional 800x CF||512||$0.57||$449.00||Check price||$290.77|