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SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB SDXC Memory Card Review

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB SDXC Memory Card

Introduction

The SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 card offers a write speed boost over the regular Extreme 90MB/s card. The read speed is the same 90MB/s as quoted by SanDisk. However, the Plus improves the write speed to 60MB/s compared with the non-Plus' 40MB/s. The Extreme Plus is offered in 32 and 64GB capacities. The 64GB SDXC card model SDSDXWF-064G-ANCIN and UPC 619659147259 is tested in this review.

The Extreme Plus 90MB/s card is a UHS-I card, rated Class 10, UHS Speed Class 3 (U3) and video speed class V30. The V30 rating means the card can maintain at least 30MB/s continuous write speed for recording HD and 4K video, while the older SD Class 10 specification for cards capable of at least 10MB/s continuous write speed.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB SDXC Memory Card back

Performance

In benchmark testing the Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB SDXC card reached 99.6 MB/s sequential read speed, well above the 90MB/s advertised read speed and higher than the 94.5MB/s speed reached in the previous Extreme Plus 90MB/s card tested. The sequential write speed measured 67.0 MB/s, which is well above the 60MB/s speed advertised by SanDisk, but not quite as high as the 72.3MB/s write speed of the old card.

Card: SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 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 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB
Card Reader Benchmarks
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Lexar LRWM04U-7000 UHS-II Reader99.56166.14492.51651.5618.5042076.23.408832.19.6822363.93.321810.8
Hama USB 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader99.55266.40392.17952.7097.7401889.63.307807.39.6712361.03.302806.3
Lexar Professional Workflow SR2 UHS-II99.55265.83292.42452.5818.1161981.53.363821.18.5982099.23.321810.9
Hama USB Type-C 3.1 UHS-II SD Card Reader99.31665.20291.45149.9328.5462086.53.326811.99.6242349.73.309807.8
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II USB-C Reader SDDR-40999.28865.81687.22149.8346.0891486.62.503611.06.5991611.02.619639.3
Sony S1 High Speed UHS-II Reader/Writer99.28865.49987.95650.4775.7481403.32.548622.06.3991562.22.620639.6
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II USB-C Reader99.26965.35288.53950.4796.0011465.22.561625.26.5311594.52.637643.9
SanDisk Extreme Pro SD UHS-II Reader/Writer99.25965.42687.91350.6565.9561454.12.516614.36.5541600.02.597633.9
Delkin Black Rugged Card Reader99.20366.58087.48150.8615.8891437.82.528617.36.1561502.92.617638.9
Kingston MobileLite G4 UHS-II97.79765.79592.24051.2088.4862071.73.376824.39.6882365.23.335814.2
SanDisk Extreme Pro UHS-II SD Reader/Writer97.79765.92392.53250.8618.4732068.63.378824.79.6882365.23.331813.3
Lexar Professional Dual Slot UHS-II Card Reader97.76965.20292.24049.2858.4602065.54.004977.59.6832364.14.1041002.0
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF997.76066.50492.27150.5138.4562064.53.364821.29.6892365.53.315809.4
Delkin Dual Slot SD UHS-II and CF Card Reader97.74265.40992.45551.2428.4982074.83.382825.69.7062369.73.333813.6
Delkin Multi-Card CFast SD UHS-II microSD Reader97.66065.36092.25552.3368.6062101.13.401830.29.6932366.43.341815.7
Kingston FCR-HS4 Card Reader97.65165.64792.24050.6078.5692092.03.412832.99.6952366.93.320810.6
Delkin Travel Reader97.53365.79590.08150.8288.4632066.23.350817.89.6852364.53.333813.7
Delkin Universal Memory Card Reader96.59866.14090.89250.5977.8891926.13.045743.38.9432183.43.107758.6
DriverGenius USB 3.1(G1) / 3.0 UHS-II SD Card Reader96.40365.64789.53452.0217.4151810.32.788680.79.0532210.13.031739.9
SanDisk ImageMate Pro Multi-Card Reader/Writer96.15666.02385.90750.0725.4201323.22.494609.06.3101540.62.559624.8
Transcend SD Card Reader RDF5 Black95.60367.02389.38750.9186.1011489.62.595633.56.3671554.52.609637.0
SanDisk ImageMate All-In-One USB 3.094.90265.59781.24547.9664.8121174.92.344572.24.9481208.12.319566.1
Sony MRW-E90 XQD 2.0 / SD UHS-II Card Reader93.66565.82886.90351.5787.2361766.62.941718.17.8671920.73.064748.1
Transcend Multi-Card Reader RDF8 Black85.54266.70381.19150.0397.6521868.13.733911.38.8932171.13.933960.2

The Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB SDXC card will be included in upcoming camera tests. The write speed results will be added to a table below when available.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB
Tested in Camera
Write Speed
(MB/s)
Canon 77D60.2
Canon Rebel T7i60.2
Sony A959.9
Nikon D750059.0
Canon EOS M558.3
Canon EOS R57.9
Fuji X-T357.3
Panasonic GH538.5
Nikon Coolpix P100034.0

Cameras tested with this card: Canon EOS R, Canon 77D, Canon EOS M5, Canon Rebel T7i, Fuji X-T3, Nikon D7500, Nikon Coolpix P1000, Panasonic GH5, Sony A9

The following table contains information encoded in the SD card.

SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 64GB SD — Internal Card Information
Serial number (PSN)2354780616
Product Name (PNM)SE64G
Product Revision8.0
Manufacturer ID (MID)0x000003
OEM ID (OID)SD
Manufacture Date (MDT)11/2016
Total capacity63,864,569,856 bytes

Available sizes and prices

Compare prices on the SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 SD card. The lowest prices are highlighted in the table below. Prices are updated daily.

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GB
Lowest
$ / GB
Prices
AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 SD32$0.72$22.95$24.99$32.95
SanDisk Extreme Plus 90MB/s U3 V30 SD64$0.47$29.99$39.99Check price