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Old May 21, 2012, 12:22 PM   #1
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What is the best Best/fastest MicroSD card (32GB-64GB) (have not got a budget) San Disk, Samsung etc

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Old May 21, 2012, 12:26 PM   #2
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Micro SD, huh?

Well, for one thing, 4GB and larger cards are Micro SDHC (not SD). There's a difference.

For another thing, SDHC cards have a maximum size of 32GB. That's because they use a FAT32 file system and that's the largest partition size that file system supports.

With anything larger than 32GB, a totally different file system is needed. For example, exFAT is used with SDXC cards because it allows larger partition sizes than are supported by FAT32.

Do you need Micro SDHC, or will a full size SDHC card work instead (you can get faster cards in the larger form factor, and they're less prone to failures that you can't recover from)? Would you really need larger than 32GB, and does your device support file systems other than FAT32?

What device are you planning on using this card in (brand/model -- be specific)?
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Old May 22, 2012, 8:50 AM   #3
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Need a MicroSDHC for Samsung Galaxy S3 once I got it. I don't really need 64GB (SDXC) and it may support it but it is unnecessary. So looking for MicroSDHC 32GB.

Was looking at, Samsung 32GB MicroSDHC Class 10, Kingston, SanDisk etc.
What is the fastest, best brand... overall.

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Old May 22, 2012, 9:00 AM   #4
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In my experience, SanDisk and Lexar are the fastest and most reliable brands.

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