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The SD Association has announced the SD 8.0 Specification for SD Express memory cards, which have the same size and form factor as the SD cards on the market for many years. Where SD Express cards improve significantly is on data transfer speed thanks to the new specification leveraging PCIe 4.0 to deliver maximum transfer speeds of nearly 4 GB/s. The new cards continue to use the NVMe Express upper-layer protocol to enable advanced memory access mechanisms. While SD Express memory cards have faster data transfer than current cards, they maintain backward compatibility. Data transfer speeds offered by SD Express bring new storage opportunities for devices with demanding performance levels across... Read more...
Toshiba is launching a new line of SDXC and SDHC memory cards under the “Exceria” moniker that are designed to be the best in the business. The name, in fact, is a spin on the words “excellence” and “ experience”; in other words, Toshiba is stating that it has the track record and chops to deliver a top of the line solution with these new cards. Compliant with the UHS-I2 standard, the cards should hit UHS and SD speed classes of 15 and 106 and will come in three series: Type 1, Type 2, and Type HD. Type 1 cards will have maximum read/write speeds of 95MB/s and 90MB/s and come in capacities of 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB; Type 2 will have 95MB/s and 60MB/s and 16GB,... Read more...