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    Posted: 25 May 2018 at 13:23
I'm looking to upgrade to a pair of new cards. Right now I am using 32gb ones. Do you recommend 64gb or 128gb?

What about you? What do you guys use?
 



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64's. Don't put all your eggs in one basket
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Originally posted by Keith S Keith S wrote:

64's. Don't put all your eggs in one basket
+1, For my 24 MP cameras I even find 32 GB more than sufficient.
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Originally posted by Keith S Keith S wrote:

64's. Don't put all your eggs in one basket


This pretty much.
I use 64GB Sandisk SDXC cards. I donít think Iíve ever filled one yet, before a download to my PC
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I've only half filled my 64 GB cards once or twice, and that was with 4,000+ pictures albeit JPEGs. I don't do much video capture either.

I think I paid less than $25 shipped for my Sony 64 GB 94 MB/s U3 card in 2015. I got a slower Sony 64 GB 70 MB/s U1 card for free with my A5000. The former is faster than most UHS capable Sony cameras can write.
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If you make movies regularly with 100mb/sec. a 64G card might not be enough. The A77 has 28mb/sec. and a 64G is no problem. I use this combination for weddings on video.
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Originally posted by pegelli pegelli wrote:

Originally posted by Keith S Keith S wrote:

64's. Don't put all your eggs in one basket
+1, For my 24 MP cameras I even find 32 GB more than sufficient.

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I just bought two 64gb and price matched it at best buy. Thanks guys.
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If I have two card slots - as in the Sony A99/A99M2 - I use 128 GB cards with immediate backup on the second card.

If I have one card slot I use 32 GB or 64 GB cards.

In addition I make daily backups on other media.
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