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SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC Card Review

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC Card

Introduction

The SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s is a high-performance UHS-I SD memory card. The card is U3 and V30 rated and provides at least 30MB/s write speed for continuous video recording. The maximum read speed is up to 150MB/s when used in the SanDisk SDDR-C531 UHS-I card reader. In other readers the card will perform up to around 99MB/s read speed. Write speed is advertised at 70MB/s.

Extreme Plus 150MB/s cards are available in 64 and 128 capacities. The card tested here is the 128GB capacity version model SDSDXW5-128G-A with UPC 619659170479. This card is backed by SanDisk's lifetime warranty. The card is made in China.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 128GB SDXC Card

Performance

The Extreme Plus 150MB/s 128GB memory card was benchmarked using a variety of card readers. The highest sequential read speed recorded was 150.8 MB/s using the SanDisk C531 card reader. Benchmarks in other card readers were 99.2 MB/s and below. The maximum sequential write speed was 88.4 MB/s, comfortably above the 70MB/s card rating. As with the 64GB version of this card, the write speed in the SanDisk C531 reader was lower than other readers.

Card: SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 128GB
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

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 128GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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SanDisk UHS-I Card Reader SDDR-C531150.83178.234118.87841.8293.545865.62.399585.73.767919.72.537619.4
Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader99.16686.99080.46250.2135.6681383.93.326811.95.8361424.93.328812.5
Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II99.15687.05590.42449.8185.6711384.63.274799.25.8281422.83.275799.5
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer98.95087.46981.75748.9674.5501110.72.469602.84.9061197.82.634643.0
Hama USB Type-C 3.1 UHS-II SD Card Reader98.91387.64480.36450.0145.8231421.53.313808.95.8631431.33.337814.8
Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer98.86687.11381.04448.7714.3391059.42.430593.34.8641187.62.518614.7
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader98.78287.20082.12548.8774.3171054.02.478605.14.7991171.72.608636.7
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader SDDR-40998.67187.70369.90549.2534.4321082.22.451598.54.8161175.82.623640.4
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader98.58787.66669.97548.7714.3981073.82.459600.24.7531160.52.641644.7
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF997.55188.01990.24550.5635.6651383.03.312808.55.8241421.83.292803.7
Delkin Travel Reader97.50688.19075.74749.6065.7111394.33.286802.35.8191420.73.318810.0
Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader97.08187.58690.48449.9325.7051392.93.277800.15.8321423.83.289803.0
ProMaster Professional Dual Card Reader SD UHS-II97.08187.18580.17750.3295.6451378.23.343816.15.8221421.33.377824.6
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II97.04587.57180.50251.4095.6881388.63.339815.35.8311423.53.324811.4
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer97.03687.68180.39150.3215.6091369.33.332813.55.8211421.23.317809.7
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader96.99287.40390.23050.0805.6461378.43.348817.45.8031416.73.383825.8
Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader96.98387.48390.63550.3465.7101394.03.329812.75.8161419.83.344816.3
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader96.95687.41090.60548.7795.6671383.42.896706.95.8141419.53.113760.0
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader96.89387.57890.11150.3725.8001415.93.269798.05.8211421.03.276799.7
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black96.05988.35370.45550.2795.3421304.32.817687.85.4751336.63.081752.2
SanDisk ImageMate Pro Multi-Card Reader/Writer95.80485.25079.16447.8574.3261056.12.399585.64.7811167.22.533618.3
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader95.74388.38370.65250.0145.3981318.02.790681.15.4691335.13.008734.3
Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader95.63887.48375.24050.5045.7331399.62.858697.85.5801362.42.981727.7
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black94.91184.42071.03750.4794.5771117.42.533618.54.8281178.82.634643.1
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader93.29885.13982.22849.5904.3961073.12.787680.54.3571063.83.017736.5

This Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I 128GB card will be tested in cameras soon. Write speed results from cameras will be added to the following table.

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The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 128GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)956496482
Product Name (PNM)SF128
Product Revision8.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000003
OEM ID (OID)SD
Manufacture Date (MDT)12/2018
Total capacity127,865,454,592 bytes

The internal card register shows this card was produced in December 2018. The Manufacturer ID 0x000003 and OEM ID "SD" indicate that SanDisk made this card.

Available sizes and prices

Compare prices on the SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/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 Plus 150MB/s U3 V30 64GB64N/A
SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s U3 V30 128GB128N/A