Cheap, Good 256GB SD Card...

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  1. veraci_00
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    ...could someone point me in the right direction. I thought I saw one for $70-something. now, I can only find ones for $140+. I bought one for around half that which was about $40, so what's going on here. that's a major jump.
     
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    Keep in mind that you might get a couterfeit if you ever purchase cheapo SD cards or cheapo USB drives which hold a lot of GB.
    Run h2testw on them to determine their actual size.
     
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    thanks. I was looking on amazon.
     
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    I probably should've mentioned I'm in the US. I just bought the one @aytug25 mentioned. if it doesn't work well, I'll just return it.
     
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    God damn, it took me near 2 or so hours to scan a 64gb sd card with h2testw. I don't even want to imagine how long it would take to scan a 256gb SD card, haha!
     
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    3 days ago I also tested a 64 GB USB drive, also took me ~2 hours but it's worth it.
    Rather wait hours for it then to eventually find out it's a knockoff with only 16 GB usable data space and having everything corrupt on me.
     
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    can the knockoffs actually hold the same amount of data or can they but lose it at some point?
     
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    Some of them can, but they're low quality and can corrupt or break later down the line. Often they display a fake capacity and the real size is only 4 or 8 GB so once you fill up more than that it will start corrupting files.
     
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    hopefully, the one I bought is solid. I once read that a person bought a fake memory stick at an official sony store. lol! how does that even happen!?
     
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    Please let us know, when your sd card arrive,if it works well, I will buy too
     
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    pny i suggested is awesome....