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Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB CompactFlash Card Review

Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB CompactFlash Card Front

Introduction

The Exceria Pro 1066x is the fastest CompactFlash card produced by Toshiba. The claimed read speed is 160MB/s and write speed is 150MB/s. The card suppoorts UDMA-7 to enable high speed transfers. The Exceria Pro 1066x is offered in 16, 32 and 64GB capacities. This review is for the 32GB version.

Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB CompactFlash Card Back

Performance

To test performance, the Exceria Pro 32GB was benchmarked in USB 3.0 card readers. In the Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1 CompactFlash Reader, the card reached 158.6 MB/s sequential read. In the Kingston FCR-HS4 it reach a maximum 147.9 MB/s sequential write speed. Both speeds were very close to the cliams made by Toshiba.

Card: Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 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

Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB 32 GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
Sequential
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1000MB
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1000MB
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Random
Read
512KB
(MB/s)
Random
Write
512KB
(MB/s)
Random
Read
4KB
(MB/s)
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Read
4KB
(IOPS)
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4KB
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Write
4KB
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Lexar Professional Workflow CFR1158.611147.086109.40839.9149.3672286.92.344572.4
SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.0156.925128.81870.00837.4375.2831289.71.918468.4
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader156.925147.937146.26443.48810.3202519.52.262552.3
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF9156.527148.251146.04640.33610.3892536.32.207538.9
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader156.178146.306146.04643.40910.2982514.12.166528.8
Lexar Professional Dual Slot Reader153.818135.091147.51640.7029.8742410.62.354574.7
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black153.683134.848147.71139.8579.7072369.82.425592.0
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader150.722133.441144.86040.7029.3582284.62.426592.2
Kingston Multi-Card Reader FCR-HS3138.737114.48658.21634.47611.0192690.22.368578.1

In camera testing, the Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB provided excellent performance. Write speed in the Canon 5Ds was 99.6 MB/s average in continuous shooting. This card will be included in upcoming camera tests.

Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB
Tested in Camera
Write Speed
(MB/s)
Canon 5Ds99.6
Canon 1D X93.0

Cameras tested with this card: Canon 1D X, Canon 5Ds

Exceria Pro cards feature a 5-year warranty from Toshiba. The card tested was made in Taiwan.

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: Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x 32GB CF
Serial numberX5AT03DG32050422
NameTOSHIBA THNCF032GS
Firmware1.00-PXS
Highest DMA supportedUDMA7
Total capacity32,019,111,936 bytes
External Card Identifiers
Engraved on end of cardX5ATDG32050399 MADE IN TAIWAN

Available sizes and prices

Compare prices on the Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x CF card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.

CardSize
GB
Lowest
$ / GB
Prices
AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama
Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x CF16$2.50$39.99Check price$59.95
Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x CF32$1.66$52.99Check price$149.95
Toshiba Exceria Pro 1066x CF64$2.30$147.12Check price$299.95