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SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s SDXC UHS-I U3 64GB Memory Card Review

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s UHS-I U3 64GB SDXC Memory Card

Introduction

The SanDisk Extreme Plus has been offered is various speeds, and the 90MB/s card is the latest iteration. Although The Extreme Plus 90MB/s shares the same read speed rating as the Extreme 90MB/s, it has a higher quoted write speed at 60MB/s, compared with 40MB/s for the 16, 32 and 64GB Extreme 90MB/s cards. The Extreme Plus is offered in 16, 32 and 64 GB capacities. The 64GB SDXC card (SDSDXSF-064G-ANCIN) is tested in this review.

The Extreme Plus 90MB/s card offers Class 10 UHS-I, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3). It is rated to support 30MB/s continuous write speed for recording HD and 4K video, while the older SD Class 10 specification designates card capable of at least 10MB/s continuous write speed.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s UHS-I U3 64GB SDXC Memory Card back

Performance

In benchmark tests in USB 3.0 card readers, the Extreme Plus 90MB/s 64GB SDXC card reached 94.5MB/s sequential read speed, outperforming its 90MB/s read speed rating. Its sequential write speed peaked at 72.3MB/s in benchmark tests, well above the 60MB/s rating quoted by SanDisk. The card is an improvement over the previous Extreme Plus 80MB/s 64GB card that only reached 60MB/s 61.2 MB/s sequential write speed.

Card: SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s 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 Plus 90MB/s 64GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader94.53471.98387.82659.8996.0231470.52.912710.96.5241592.92.581630.2
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader94.45872.34182.45760.0857.0251715.02.637643.87.1171737.72.587631.6
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader94.44971.81088.48061.4908.6102102.13.403830.87.6761874.03.582874.5
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF994.43272.00888.78959.9196.4731580.22.924713.96.7981659.62.599634.6
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer94.42472.18684.34027.4547.1601748.12.393584.16.3881559.52.302562.1
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader94.42472.03288.14560.0365.9421450.72.902708.56.4211567.62.588631.7
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black94.22071.55684.66059.3306.8891682.02.311564.26.0841485.52.171529.9
Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II94.18672.06788.73059.9385.5751361.02.923713.66.3211543.22.615638.5
Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader94.13671.76688.37859.6755.6651383.02.939717.66.2721531.12.776677.8
Delkin Travel Reader94.09371.99382.96058.8417.9501940.82.924713.97.5081832.92.604635.7
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II94.08570.87488.64159.6176.4761581.02.907709.86.8321667.92.585631.2
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer94.07669.55386.96159.4537.3601796.92.916711.97.2901779.82.594633.2
SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.093.87470.44578.44754.7115.0091222.82.139522.34.5851119.31.950476.0
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader93.38170.45983.92859.5988.8462159.62.668651.37.9611943.62.484606.5

The Extreme Plus 90MB/s 64GB SDXC will be tested in cameras and the results will be posted below when available.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s 64GB
Tested in Camera
Write Speed
(MB/s)
Canon 5D Mark IV65.2
Nikon D560063.1
Olympus E-M1 II41.4

Cameras tested with this card: Canon 5D Mark IV, Nikon D5600, Olympus E-M1 II

The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s 64GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)918134225
Product Name (PNM)SE64G
Product Revision8.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000003
OEM ID (OID)SD
Manufacture Date (MDT)09/2015
Total capacity63,864,569,856 bytes

Available sizes and prices

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

CardSize
GB
Lowest
$ / GB
Prices
AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90 MB/s SD16$1.25$30.94$19.99$19.99
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90 MB/s SD32$1.02$32.75Check priceCheck price
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90 MB/s SD64$0.98$63.01Check priceCheck price