Saturday, September 25, 2010

Verbatim launches 64 GB SDXC class 10 memory cards Plus Info about SDXC

Verbatim a popular and old digital storage company launched its new series of  SDXC memory cards.
SDXC is  the new standard in the storage industry which came up earlier this year. SDXC stands for Secure Digital Extended Capacity. What SDXC means for you is bigger memory card sizes and faster data transfer rates which is becoming increasingly important with our versatile usage of digital media.

The older SDHC format could only supports a maximum memory size of 32GB and had slower data transfer rates. The new SDXC however can be expanded to a whopping maximum capacity of 2TB in size and almost have transfer rates of  upto 832 Mbit/s

Getting back to Verbatim SDXC cards Here is a list of features it has
 >Ready for use in the new with SDXC host products.
 >Class 10 means it offers higher data speeds.
 >Handles large volumes of data without a hitch
 >Offers UHS-I bus interface offers up to 104MB/s transfer speed
 >Compatible with Windows7, Vista, XP.
 >Makes  use of the the New exFAT file system.
 >Large 64GB of storage space.

These cards are now available at a price of 289 Euro which is costly.
Its good to see the SDXC format catching up. As more and more companies add up to this format we will see fall in prices.

Some Essential Facts/Info about SDXC
  • SDXC memory cards can be used only with SDXC host products so dont buy it if you dont have a compatible device you will end up returning it to the shop again.
  •  If you put a SDXC memory card in a non compliant device please DO NOT format it when you face an error message urging you to format it, press cancel. If you do that the card will no longer be SDXC!
  • If you want to use an SDXC card in the older SD slot on your PC/card Slot, you need to install SDXC compatible driver for that SD slot.
  • And please use the SD Formatter 3.0 to format your card for best results. There are chances the card may no longer work with SDXC compatible devices if you end up formatting it with windows formatter which uses FAT format.

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