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SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC Card Review

SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC Card

Introduction

SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC card offers 95MB/s read and 90MB/s write speed ratings. The card carries the new Video Speed Class V30 desingation that is placed on cards that can sustain at least 30MB/s write speed. This makes the card ideal for recording HD and 4K video. The card also has the older UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and Class 10 ratings. Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 cards are available in 32, 64, 128, 256 GB sizes. At the time of review the 512GB version is not yet V30 rated. This review is for the 128GB capacity SDXC version model SDSDXXG-128G-ANCIN with UPC 619659147600. The same card is also sold as model SDSDXXG-064G-GN4IN in other regions.

SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC Card

Performance

The 128GB Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 card was tested in multiple memory card readers. The highest sequential read speed benchmark reached 99.5 MB/s, which is faster than the 95MB/s quoted by SanDisk. The sequential write speed measured up to 92 MB/s. This is faster than the 90MB/s write speed claim. The card offers nearly the best performance possible with UHS-I.

Card: SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 128GB
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 95MB/s U3 V30 128GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
Seq.
Read
1000MB
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Write
1000MB
MB/s
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512KB
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512KB
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4KB
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QD1
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4KB
IOPS
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4KB
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4KB
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QD32
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4KB
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4KB
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QD32
Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader99.54291.62792.88664.3628.3812046.22.968724.79.2282253.03.012735.5
Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II99.50490.44192.42462.8818.4022051.32.956721.69.2302253.42.980727.4
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader99.30691.96488.77460.8536.2051515.02.376580.06.5051588.22.484606.4
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer99.30691.37988.81862.4056.1701506.42.297560.76.4541575.72.405587.1
Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer99.21291.09388.65662.8735.8311423.62.305562.76.2601528.42.377580.3
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader99.19490.04587.78359.5885.8621431.22.276555.76.1351497.82.362576.8
ProMaster Professional Dual Card Reader SD UHS-II98.03490.65292.87063.3848.4062052.32.920712.99.2192250.82.954721.2
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer97.97992.03792.97764.2238.3772045.22.977726.99.2182250.53.020737.4
Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader97.96191.20492.65563.9808.3462037.72.928714.89.2202251.12.987729.3
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II97.87991.76392.39362.0778.3592040.72.999732.39.1882243.33.047743.9
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader97.83391.70792.82561.5508.3912048.62.905709.29.2062247.62.961722.9
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader97.82491.81192.59361.1518.3012026.73.700903.49.2272252.73.867944.2
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader97.78890.08491.10662.1898.0391962.52.606636.28.9622187.92.760673.7
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader97.71591.66792.59363.2818.3082028.32.988729.49.2352254.63.015736.0
Delkin Travel Reader97.64290.88890.29063.0447.5641846.72.939717.67.7311887.42.955721.5
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF997.43391.29292.16361.8738.2972025.73.003733.19.2132249.32.981727.8
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black96.00689.74589.05560.4726.1141492.62.266553.26.2691530.52.392583.9
SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.094.74887.82080.99157.9984.7911169.62.145523.74.8981195.82.164528.3
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader93.59888.13887.00461.7218.1801997.02.555623.88.8492160.32.659649.2
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black85.98481.34280.62058.4267.3991806.43.377824.58.7622139.13.564870.2

The 128GB Extreme Pro 95MB/s UHS-I V30 card has been tested in several digital cameras to measure its average write speed during continuous shooting. The in-camera write speed is often limited by the camera, but shows real world performance in actual devices. More results are added to the table as additional cameras are tested.

SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 128GB
Tested in Camera
Write Speed
(MB/s)
Canon Rebel T7i79.2
Nikon D750078.2
Canon 77D77.4
Sony A976.7
Panasonic GH538.8

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 Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 128GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)3102611789
Product Name (PNM)AGICF
Product Revision8.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000003
OEM ID (OID)SD
Manufacture Date (MDT)03/2017
Total capacity127,865,454,592 bytes

Available sizes and prices

Compare prices on the SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.

CardSize
GB
Lowest
$ / GB
Prices
AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 SD32$0.66$20.97$22.85$22.95
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 SD64$0.55$34.94$34.95$34.95
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 SD128$0.51$65.79$66.95$64.95
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 SD256$0.51$129.99$129.50$129.50