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Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader Review

Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader

Introduction

Hama manufactures and distributes computer, photo, video and audio equipment and accessories. The company is based in Germany and primarily sells products throughout Europe. The Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader (Item number 124024 and GTIN 4047443257789) is a portable single-slot SD card reader that supports UHS-II and UHS-I Secure Digital cards.

Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader slot

The Hama reader has an extruded aluminum housing with clear plastic ends. The reader body measures about 1 1/4-inches by 2 1/4-inches by 3/8-inch thick (32mm x 57mm x 10mm) including the USB connector. The Type-A male USB connector is extended from the reader about 3/8-inch (10mm) which helps it clear adjacent USB devices. The metal case is durable and includes a clear plastic end cap to cover the USB connector. When inserting SD cards in the slot there is a precise fit. The reader has a bright blue LED indicator that shines through the USB port end of the reader. The light turns on when an SD card is inserted and flashes while the card is bring accessed.

Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader with cover

Operating systems supported by the reader include Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP and MAC OS 9.x or later. The reader is backwards compatible with USB 2 and USB 1.1. The reader is made in Taiwan. Hama covers the reader with a 2 year warranty.

Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader back

This Hama reader uses a Realtek RTS5329 UHS-II chipset.

Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader internal Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader internal

Performance

In benchmark tests the Hama USB 3.0 reader measured up to 263.4 MB/s sequential read speed. Sequential write benchmarks reached 240.3 MB/s. UHS-I speeds were up to 99.6 MB/s read and 90.9 MB/s write.

The Hama reader has no microSD slot, so microSD cards were used with a microSD to SD adapter. All UHS-II microSD cards were tested with UHS-II compatible adapter.

Reader: Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader
Benchmark: CrystalDiskMark 3.0.3 x64
Program settings: 1000 MB, 5 passes, random test data
Operating system: Windows 10 Pro
Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UD3H
Processor: Intel Core i7-3770K @ 4.40GHz
RAM: 32GB DDR3 1600

Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader
Card Benchmarks
TypeSequential
Read
(MB/s)
Sequential
Write
(MB/s)
Toshiba Exceria Pro N502 64GBSD263.428238.340
Toshiba Exceria Pro UHS-II 32GBSD260.970228.572
Adata Premier One UHS-II V90 64GBSD260.386234.240
Transcend 700S UHS-II V90 64GBSD259.709189.719
Hoodman Steel UHS-II 64GBSD259.484166.388
Transcend Ultimate UHS-II U3 64GBSD259.196168.041
Lexar Professional 1800x microSD UHS-II 32GBmicroSD258.812211.855
Integral UltimaProX2 UHS-II V90 64GBSD258.780229.724
AData Premier One UHS-II V90 256GBSD258.493222.132
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Rev E 64GBSD258.334235.080
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II 64GBSD258.238240.389
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Rev E 32GBSD258.175237.584
Sony M Series UHS-II 32GBSD258.143106.239
Sony M Series UHS-II 128GBSD258.04794.714
Angelbird AV Pro V90 64GBSD257.067228.972
Sony Tough UHS-II 64GBSD256.658228.897
SanDisk Extreme Pro 280MB/s UHS-II 32GBSD256.564212.736
Delkin Power 2000x UHS-II V90 64GBSD255.719207.351
Panasonic MicroP2 UHS-II 32GBSD255.65750.171
SanDisk Extreme Pro 300MB/s UHS-II 128GBSD255.657208.340
Lexar Professional 1800x microSD UHS-II 64GBmicroSD255.470210.431
Delkin Power UHS-II V90 128GBSD255.408208.942
Verbatim Pro II Plus UHS-II V90 64GBSD255.377226.793
SanDisk Extreme Pro 300MB/s UHS-II 64GBSD255.377209.820
ProGrade 250MB/s UHS-II V90 64GBSD255.066229.900
Sony SF-G 300MB/s UHS-II 64GBSD254.942228.672
Lexar Professional 1800x microSD UHS-II 128GBmicroSD254.694107.601
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Rev B 128GBSD254.354206.352
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II 275MB/s microSDXC 64GBmicroSD254.108106.357
Sony SF-G 300MB/s UHS-II 128GBSD253.985229.372
Sony M Series UHS-II 64GBSD253.77094.271
Sony SF-G 300MB/s UHS-II 32GBSD251.850229.222
ProGrade 200MB/s UHS-II V60 64GBSD166.282107.041
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II Rev C 64GBSD166.124109.592
Angelbird AV Pro V60 64GBSD165.286109.181
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II 256GBSD155.39179.426
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II Rev C 128GBSD154.68086.139
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II Rev B 32GBSD153.95384.196
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II 32GBSD153.41386.903
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II 64GBSD152.54283.879
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II 128GBSD151.70485.661
Lexar Professional 1000x microSD UHS-II 32GBmicroSD151.39752.508
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II microSD 64GBmicroSD149.81852.822
Kingston Canvas React V30 256GBSD99.64680.381
Kingston Canvas React V30 128GBSD99.64681.203
Kingston Canvas React V30 64GBSD99.64681.799
AgfaPhoto Professional 64GBSD99.64690.928
Kingston Canvas Go! V30 256GBSD99.64680.840
Patriot EP Series V30 A1 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.58981.487
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 256GBSD99.56189.891
SanDisk Extreme 100MB/s A1 microSDXC 64GBmicroSD99.56171.405
SanDisk Extreme Plus 95/90 MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 64GBmicroSD99.56190.723
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 128GBSD99.56165.397
SanDisk Extreme 100MB/s A1 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.56164.094
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s microSDXC 64GBmicroSD99.56190.605
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.55263.539
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 64GBSD99.55289.821
SanDisk Extreme Plus 100MB/s A1 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.55288.757
SanDisk Extreme Plus 100MB/s A1 microSDXC 64GBmicroSD99.55288.847
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s microSDHC 32GBmicroSD99.55290.888
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GBSD99.55266.403
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 256GBSD99.55264.891
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 64GBSD99.55254.291
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 128GBSD99.55289.860
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 32GBSD99.55253.680
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 64GBmicroSD99.55269.956
SanDisk Extreme Plus 95/90 MB/s U3 V30 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.55288.630
SanDisk Ultra Plus V10 A1 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.54262.334
SanDisk Ultra 80MB/s microSD 64GBmicroSD99.54220.569
SanDisk Ultra 80MB/s 128GBSD99.53339.141
SanDisk Extreme 100MB/s A1 microSDHC 32GBmicroSD99.50470.431
SanDisk Extreme Plus 100MB/s A1 microSDHC 32GBmicroSD99.50489.332
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 32GBSD99.50466.882
SanDisk Extreme Pro 95MB/s U3 V30 32GBSD99.50489.263
SanDisk Extreme Plus 95/90 MB/s U3 V30 microSDHC 32GBmicroSD99.50489.324
SanDisk Ultra 80MB/s 32GB Card 2SD99.48520.808
SanDisk Extreme 90MB/s U3 V30 microSDHC 32GBmicroSD99.47670.275
SanDisk Ultra 80MB/s microSD 128GBmicroSD99.42958.212
SanDisk Extreme 150MB/s 64GBSD99.34466.716
SanDisk Extreme V30 A2 microSDXC 256GBmicroSD99.33587.578
SanDisk Extreme 160MB/s V30 A2 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.27887.352
SanDisk Extreme 150MB/s 128GBSD99.26987.352
SanDisk Extreme Plus V30 A2 microSDXC 128GBmicroSD99.26987.012
SanDisk Extreme 150MB 256GBSD99.25087.564
SanDisk Extreme Pro 170MB/s 128GBSD99.24187.272
SanDisk Extreme V30 A2 microSDXC 400GBmicroSD99.21287.520
SanDisk Extreme Pro 170MB/s 64GBSD99.20387.134
SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 128GBSD99.16686.990
SanDisk Extreme Pro 170MB/s 256GBSD99.14787.520
SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 64GBSD99.09186.918
Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II microSD 128GBmicroSD98.53257.706
Polaroid Extreme Performance 95/90 MB/s 64GBSD98.53280.635
PNY Pro Elite microSDXC 64GBmicroSD98.52387.200
Kingston U3 90/80 MB/s 128GBSD98.52382.859
Verbatim Pro Plus V30 64GBSD98.51379.922
Kingston U3 90/80 MB/s 256GBSD98.51373.875
Kingston Canvas Go! V30 64GBSD98.50482.228
Sony Ultra-High Durability Professional 64GBSD98.48675.091
SanDisk Extreme Pro 300MB/s UHS-II 32GBSD98.47685.871
Samsung EVO Select microSDXC 256GBmicroSD98.42186.968
Delkin Prime UHS-II V60 64GBSD98.37579.928
Toshiba Exceria Pro N401 95/75 MB/s 128GBSD97.79775.852
Samsung PRO Plus microSDXC 64GBmicroSD97.77887.012
Delkin Black 32GBSD97.65179.186
Delkin Elite 633x 32GBSD97.65179.377
Samsung EVO Select microSDXC 64GBmicroSD97.54225.379
PNY Elite microSDXC 64GBmicroSD96.90232.241
Lexar Professional 633x microSDXC 64GBmicroSD96.88427.963
Lexar Professional 633x U1 64GBSD96.87528.601
Lexar Professional 633x U1 32GBSD96.84821.649
Silicon Power Superior Pro 128GBSD96.75066.023
Transcend 500S V30 64GBSD96.75066.661
Transcend 600x 128GBSD96.75067.904
Lexar Professional 633x U3 256GBSD96.74167.602
Transcend 95/60 MB/s U3 256GBSD96.72367.143
Lexar Professional 633x U1 128GBSD96.72328.387
PNY Elite microSDXC 128GBmicroSD96.72327.957
PNY Elite Performance U1 32GBSD96.71438.401
Sony 95MB/s U3 32GBSD96.70578.287
PNY Elite-X microSDXC 64GBmicroSD96.70564.903
Transcend 500S 64GB Card 2SD96.67967.812
Sony 95MB/s U3 64GBSD96.67085.857
PNY Elite-X microSDHC 32GBmicroSD96.66175.226
Transcend 500S V30 128GBSD96.64367.109
PNY Elite Performance U3 64GBSD96.63468.512
PNY Elite Performance U3 256GBSD96.60753.995
Hama Memory Pro 4K 64GBSD96.54541.125
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II 32GBSD95.85791.435
Kingston Canvas Select 64GBSD95.17823.666
Samsung PRO Plus microSDXC 128GBmicroSD94.93783.519
Transcend Ultimate UHS-II U3 32GBSD94.79989.187
Toshiba FlashAir W-04 64GBSD93.97575.852
SanDisk Ultra 80MB/s 32GBSD92.67142.843
SanDisk Ultra 90MB/s microSD 200GBmicroSD90.73118.387
Kingston Class 10 256GBSD90.25446.757
SanDisk Ultra 80MB/s 64GBSD82.51318.414
Lexar Professional 633x microSDXC 128GBmicroSD82.03521.957
Samsung EVO Plus 128GB microSDXCmicroSD81.34221.646
Samsung EVO Select microSDXC 128GBmicroSD81.13421.209

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