SD Classes?

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Dec 17, 2011

SD Classes? by Nachodaddy42 at 4:05 AM (479 Views / 0 Likes) 5 replies

  1. Nachodaddy42
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    Whats the difference between classes? I was looking to buy a 32gb or 16gb card and i noticed they had classes on them
    Class 10
    Class 2
     
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    One word. "Speed"
     
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    Actually, two words : "WRITE speed". Since flash carts only care about read speed the class doesn't matter that much though the higher (better) class cards often have higher read speeds as well.
     
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    While SD class is write speed, in general a card with a higher class is one that's built better and that often gives you an idea of the read speeds and latencies.

    Most people say a class-4 or 6 will be fine. Most people who have issues with their cards are either using class-2 ones, or cheap/fake ones from ebay/chinese-site/their-phone.
     
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    Ah ok so a class 10 is like super fast?
     
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    The number is the minimum megabytes per second write.
     

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