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Old Jul 13, 2007, 3:17 PM   #1
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Hi all, Much like the thread asking about maximum CF Card sizes for the E510, has anyone heard anything about read / write speeds?

I'm thinking of getting an 8 gig Extreme 2. Will the other cards be worthwhile enough for the extra money?
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Old Jul 13, 2007, 3:38 PM   #2
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Never heard of an Extreme 2...with Sandisk there's the Ultra II, the Extreme III and Extreme IV.

I haven't heard from anyone who has tried the Extreme IV with the E-510, but the Extreme III will give you twice the performance of the Ultra II; there's a test one site did with its E-500 users, take four RAW shots and record how long it takes to finish writing to the card. You can see the results here (Extreme III taking ~5 seconds, Ultra II ~9 seconds):

And if you buy a Sandisk DO NOT buy it on eBay...95% of the Sandisk cards being sold there are COUNTERFEIT (fake). Buy it in a reputable store.
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