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SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB SDXC Card Review

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB SDXC Card

Introduction

The SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB SDXC card provides up to 150MB/s read speed and 60MB/s write speed. The high read speed is only possible using the SanDisk UHS-I card reader SDDR-C531. Using a different reader will drop the maximum read speed to around 99MB/s.

The Extreme Plus 150MB/s is Video Speed Class V30 rated and is capable of at least 30MB/s continuous write speed for recoding 4K video. Extreme Plus 150MB/s cards are available in 64 and 128 capacities. This review is for the 64GB SDXC card with model SDSDXW6-064G-A with UPC 619659170509. The card has a lifetime warranty from SanDisk.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I U3 V30 64GB SDXC Card

Performance

The Extreme Plus 150MB/s 64GB card was tested in several card readers. Benchmark results show a maximum sequential read speed of 152.5 MB/s in the SanDisk C531 card reader. In other card readers the read speed reached up to 99.1 MB/s. The sequential write speed measured up to 88.8 MB/s, which is significantly higher than the 60MB/s quoted for this card. Curiously, SanDisk's C531 reader performed much worse in write speed than other card readers.

Card: SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 64GB
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 64GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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SanDisk UHS-I Card Reader SDDR-C531152.45464.437119.03934.9303.491852.22.236545.93.777922.12.364577.1
Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II99.10987.01990.89749.6235.7491403.53.172774.45.8441426.73.179776.0
Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader99.09186.91890.83850.5425.6521380.03.246792.65.8291423.23.274799.3
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer98.98887.83573.09649.3974.5631114.12.419590.74.9051197.62.525616.5
Hama USB Type-C 3.1 UHS-II SD Card Reader98.90487.78489.53450.3215.7851412.53.203782.05.8611430.83.276799.9
Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer98.86687.09181.07149.1494.4311081.82.378580.74.8771190.82.534618.6
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader98.84886.88982.66048.7244.3931072.42.360576.24.8121174.72.544621.0
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader SDDR-40998.76488.08675.98449.0074.7971171.22.433593.94.7531160.52.548622.2
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader98.64387.84377.15248.9124.5211103.82.399585.64.7761166.02.541620.4
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer97.61588.21988.18850.0395.6761385.63.222786.65.8181420.53.171774.2
Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader97.48888.04280.07149.7855.6881388.63.230788.65.8421426.23.200781.3
ProMaster Professional Dual Card Reader SD UHS-II97.13587.65980.37749.9905.6731385.13.203781.95.8311423.53.229788.2
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II97.06387.52780.51551.7825.6761385.63.192779.35.8211421.23.176775.3
Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader97.04587.76290.71051.3005.6821387.13.201781.55.8481427.83.157770.7
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF997.03687.60890.95749.8015.6741385.23.262796.45.8421426.33.282801.3
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader97.00187.67490.66550.3715.6761385.73.213784.45.8091418.33.260795.9
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader96.92087.52090.12648.7395.6851387.92.841693.55.8291423.13.066748.5
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader96.89387.50590.66550.5975.7001391.53.143767.45.8431426.63.149768.9
Delkin Travel Reader96.87587.65288.14549.0305.6471378.63.267797.75.8231421.63.253794.2
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader96.33288.81088.37850.3045.4031319.02.675653.25.5081344.62.911710.8
DriverGenius USB 3.1(G1) / 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader96.06786.79576.95050.0885.4931341.02.740668.95.5491354.73.013735.5
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black95.95388.57787.98550.3245.3751312.32.735667.85.4941341.42.942718.3
SanDisk ImageMate Pro Multi-Card Reader/Writer95.79584.79579.34648.3294.3251055.92.328568.54.7881168.92.461600.8
Verbatim USB-C Pocket Card Reader95.49987.34574.58950.1965.5971366.42.776677.75.6221372.52.851696.0
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black94.95484.65186.78848.9204.5961122.22.455599.34.8331179.92.634643.0
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader93.47385.36173.51149.4135.2761288.22.689656.55.4831338.62.989729.8

The Extreme Plus 150MB/s UHS-I 64GB card is going to be included in camera write speed tests. A table below will list the results when available.

Cameras tested with this card:

The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 150MB/s 64GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)1425668753
Product Name (PNM)SF64G
Product Revision8.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000003
OEM ID (OID)SD
Manufacture Date (MDT)08/2018
Total capacity63,864,569,856 bytes

The card tested has a production date of August 2018 according to the internal card register. The Manufacturer ID 0x000003 and OEM ID "SD" are also contained in this register and are consistent with other SanDisk memory cards.

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