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Best memory cards for Nikon Z8 (real benchmark test results)

Alik Griffin published detailed test results on various CFexpress type B and UHS-II memory cards used with the Nikon Z8 cameras. Here is the list of recommended memory cards for the Z8 (all numbers are MB/s): Recommended Memory Cards USB Write USB Read Z9/Z8 Lexar 128/256/512GB Diamond 1617 1700 697 Lexar Gold 1TB/2TB 1642 1695 […]

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Best CFExpress memory cards for the Nikon Z6 II, Z7 II, and Z9 cameras

Alik Griffin published a few more tests performed on Nikon cameras and concluded that the best CFExpress memory cars are: Lexar Diamond: Adorama | B&H Prograde Cobalt: Adorama | B&H Delkin Black (150GB series or Delkin Power): Adorama | B&H Nikon 660 GB card: Adorama | B&H Angelbird AV Pro SX, or XT MKII: Adorama […]

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Best memory cards for Nikon Z6 II / Z7 II cameras (real benchmarks)

Alik Griffin benchmarked different memory cards on the Nikon Z6 II / Z7 II cameras and published this post with his findings: CFexpress In-camera  USB read USB write Price Angel Bird 256GB 332.10MB/s 955.7 947.3 Amazon Angel Bird SX 160GB 325.37MB/s 943.2 925.6 Amazon Lexar CFx 128GB 289.88MB/s 985.3 915.1 Amazon Wise Pro CFx 160GB […]

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Best XQD memory cards for the Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras

Alik Griffin also tested several XQD memory cards with the Nikon Z6/Z7 mirrorless cameras, here are his results: Memory Card USB Read USB Write Delkin 331.4 MB/s 204.3 MB/s Amazon Sony G 327.3 MB/s 186.5 MB/s Amazon Nikon 326.3 MB/s 186.8 MB/s Amazon Lexar 2933x 321.7 MB/s 167.4 MB/s Amazon Sony M 150 325.2 MB/s 108.0 […]

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Nikon Z50 climbs in the sales charts in Japan | Nikon Z50 memory cards test comparison

In the past few weeks the Nikon Z50 camera has moved up to the #1 spot at the BCNRanking (12/4, 12/11), #1 at Capa and #2 spot at Map Camera. The latest report from BCNranking was only for full-frame cameras and did not include the Z50. Alik Griffin did some benchmarking for all the memory cards […]

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Best memory cards for the Nikon D850 DSLR camera (XQD, UHS-II and UHS-I)

Alik Griffin tested the most popular memory cards in the Nikon D850 DSLR camera: XQD, UHS-II and UHS-I SD. Here are the results: Memory Cards USB 3 read USB 3 write Nikon D850 XQD LEXAR 2933X 344 MB/s 202 MB/s 115.45 MB/s SONY G 400MB/S 330 MB/s 188 MB/s 113.84 MB/s SONY M 150MB/S 347 MB/s […]

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Nikon D850: sample photos, best memory cards, how to open NEF files and more

    Several readers have already received their Nikon D850 cameras. Adobe has not yet updated their software with D850 support. You can use a free binary editor like HHDsoftware and change one byte of the string “D850” to “D810”. This will allow both Lightroom and Photoshop to open the D850 RAW files. Additional Nikon D850 […]

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Different Lexar SDXC and XQD memory cards tested on the Nikon D7500 and D500 cameras

After the news that all Lexar memory cards will be discontinued, there have been some discussions about the speed of the different SD and XQD memory cards. I found some tests performed by Lexar that you may find interesting – the first one is a comparison between the Lexar 64GB 2000x SDXC UHS-II ($94.82) and Lexar […]

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