Best Sandisk SD card to use for D5100?

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Dave W.
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Best Sandisk SD card to use for D5100?
Apr 22, 2011

I can't decide which of these two cards to get for mostly RAW shooting and perhaps some video. The UHS-1 card is the same price as a 30MB/sec Class 10 card so no sense considering a Class 10 card. Is a 20 MB/sec card (Class 6) good enough? Is the buffer of the D5100 smaller than on the D7000? Any suggestions?

1. Sandisk Extreme Pro 16 GB SDHC - 45MB/sec (400x) (UHS-1) - $76 http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004JJN262/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?ie=UTF8&m=A117YML5U5Z1A

2. Sandisk Extreme HD Video 16GB SDHC - 20MB/sec Class 6 - $46

http://www.amazon.com/SanDisk-Extreme-Video-Memory-SDSDRX3-016G-A21/dp/B003D5MY5I/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1303505237&sr=8-2

I've read this great website ( http://sportsphotoguy.com/nikon-d7000-raw-burst-test/ ) but I don't know the buffer size of the D5100 to be able to use the results accurately.

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