The SanDisk Extreme Pro 160MB/s is the highest performance option in the SanDisk CompactFlash card line. Its is advertised at 160MB/s read speed and 150MB/s write speed. The card supports UDMA-7 for high speed transfers. The Extreme Pro is offered in 16, 32, 64, 128 and 256 GB sizes.
Read and write speed tests were performed using five different USB 3.0 card readers. Using the Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1 CompactFlash Reader, speeds of 161.5 MB/s sequential read 147.9 MB/s sequential write were recorded. Overall, the SanDisk Extreme Pro CF performed as advertised read and write speeds in benchmark tests.
Card: SanDisk Extreme Pro 160MB/s 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
|SanDisk Extreme Pro 160MB/s 32GB 32 GB|
Card Reader Benchmarks
|Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1||161.468||147.979||109.571||44.337||9.503||2320.0||1.393||340.0|
|SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.0||159.868||132.933||70.490||52.881||5.342||1304.3||1.232||300.7|
|Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF9||159.601||148.924||148.055||44.251||10.977||2679.9||1.366||333.4|
|Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader||159.358||147.479||147.175||44.774||11.008||2687.5||1.375||335.6|
|Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader||158.779||148.861||145.973||44.504||10.581||2583.2||1.362||332.4|
|Lexar Professional Dual Slot Reader||156.247||135.580||147.345||43.102||10.022||2446.8||1.418||346.2|
|Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black||156.154||135.949||147.150||43.628||10.032||2449.3||1.409||344.1|
|Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader||154.657||135.143||146.532||43.531||9.707||2369.8||1.430||349.2|
|Kingston Multi-Card Reader FCR-HS3||140.654||114.862||58.484||37.608||11.275||2752.7||1.393||340.2|
When the Extreme Pro was tested in cameras its performance was impressive. Actual write speed in the Canon 7D Mark II was 101.2 MB/s average in continuous shooting. In the Nikon D810 it performed at 96.0 MB/s write speed. In the Nikon D800 it reached 70.5 MB/s write speed.
|SanDisk Extreme Pro 160MB/s 32GB|
Tested in Camera
|Canon 7D Mark II||101.2|
|Canon 1D X||94.8|
SanDisk Extreme Pro cards feature a lifetime warranty. The card is made in China.
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: SanDisk Extreme Pro 160MB/s 32GB CF|
|Highest DMA supported||UDMA7|
|Total capacity||32,019,111,936 bytes|
|External Card Identifiers|
|Printed on end of card||BM140628022B MADE IN CHINA|
Compare prices on the SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.
$ / GB
|SanDisk Extreme Pro CF||16||$2.00||$31.95||$31.95||$31.95|
|SanDisk Extreme Pro CF||32||$1.56||$49.95||$49.95||$49.95|
|SanDisk Extreme Pro CF||64||$1.24||$79.10||$79.10||$79.10|
|SanDisk Extreme Pro CF||128||$1.09||$138.95||$138.95||$138.95|
|SanDisk Extreme Pro CF||256||$1.16||$296.95||$296.95||$296.95|