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SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB microSDXC Card Review

SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB microSDXC Memory Card

Introduction

The SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s microSDXC cards offer high performance. The latest version of the card now wears the Video Speed Class V30 rating, a new designation for cards that can maintain at least 30MB/s continuous write speed. The Extreme 90MB/s cards are rated 90MB/s read speed and 60MB/s write speed. The cards are available in 16, 32, 64GB and 128GB sizes (the 16GB has only 40MB/s write speed and lacks the V30 rating). This review covers the 64GB capacity microSDXC card model SDSQXVF-064G-AN6MA with UPC 619659147938 is covered in this review .

SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB microSDXC Memory Card Back

Performance

The 64GB SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s V30 microSDXC card was tested in USB 3.0 card readers. The highest sequential read speed was 99.6 MB/s. Its sequential write speed reached 72.5MB/s. These are well above the 90MB/s read and 60MB/s write speeds advertised by SanDisk. The 64GB card performed similarly to the 32GB version of the same card. The previous generation 64GB Extreme 90MB/s microSDXC card did not perform as well, reaching only 92.8MB/s read and 43.7MB/s write speeds.

Card: SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 64GB
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 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 64GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II99.55270.73592.74954.4638.7212129.13.187778.19.7022368.63.172774.4
Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader99.50470.80792.67353.9878.4822070.73.158770.99.7312375.63.159771.2
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader99.26971.03287.95652.0736.2251519.72.398585.56.5901608.92.472603.6
Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer99.23170.18187.78352.8215.9631455.72.441595.96.4341570.72.531617.9
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer99.23170.84588.78952.3245.9671456.72.435594.66.6471622.82.516614.3
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader99.12869.94787.98552.0565.5291349.92.439595.56.3281544.92.552623.2
Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader97.94370.68392.71751.3768.5492087.22.992730.59.7222373.53.109759.0
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer97.89771.48792.62754.2438.5582089.33.279800.69.6652359.63.227787.9
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF997.76970.78393.03853.6318.6322107.33.181776.69.6782362.73.167773.3
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II97.73371.18692.27155.0528.5422085.53.345816.69.7162372.23.299805.5
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader97.71571.67392.37852.3158.6302107.03.667895.39.6992367.93.906953.6
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader97.70671.33792.81053.0888.4892072.43.141766.89.6802363.33.145767.8
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader97.68770.76892.53252.1858.5322083.13.092755.09.6782362.93.131764.3
Delkin Travel Reader97.51571.84590.26051.8588.5252081.43.089754.29.6952366.93.123762.4
Lexar C1 USB-C microSD Reader97.30772.26688.95152.7696.5121589.92.564626.07.0581723.12.616638.6
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader96.61670.71190.91253.8987.7811899.72.680654.39.0222202.52.888705.0
Lexar LRWM03U-7000 UHS-I microSD Reader95.68271.28889.81452.1857.3721799.84.1071002.68.2422012.34.1601015.6
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black95.64772.51189.24153.7206.1301496.62.469602.76.4101564.92.545621.4
SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.094.87771.35680.66049.7694.6911145.32.280556.64.8251178.12.262552.3
Lexar LRWM05U-7000 UHS-II microSD Reader94.30570.90287.46752.3957.8611919.22.746670.39.2232251.72.890705.7
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader93.69870.66487.09152.2988.2032002.72.873701.49.1732239.62.936716.7
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black85.57071.26481.04451.8337.7011880.23.585875.28.9172176.93.808929.6
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black85.54271.46381.15154.0147.7321887.73.549866.48.9292180.03.836936.6

The 64GB Extreme 90MB/s V30 microSDXC card will be tested in digital cameras. When results are available they will be added to the table below.

SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 64GB
Tested in Camera
Write Speed
(MB/s)
Canon Rebel T7i65.6
Canon 77D64.9
Sony A963.7
Nikon D750062.1
Panasonic GH538.3

Cameras tested with this card: Canon 77D, Canon Rebel T7i, Nikon D7500, Panasonic GH5, Sony A9

The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 64GB microSD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)4243067182
Product Name (PNM)SE64G
Product Revision8.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000003
OEM ID (OID)SD
Manufacture Date (MDT)07/2016
Total capacity63,864,569,856 bytes

Available sizes and prices

Compare prices on the SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSD card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.

CardSize
GB
Lowest
$ / GB
Prices
AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSD32$0.59$18.95$18.95$18.95
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSD64$0.47$32.99$32.99$29.95
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSD128$0.53$67.99$74.61$70.02