Will faster SD card improve number of shots in 10 fps? (nex5n)

Started Jan 25, 2013 | Discussions thread
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dannytang Regular Member • Posts: 292
Re: Will faster SD card improve number of shots in 10 fps? (nex5n)

I tested two SanDisk cards with my NEX-5N; one was an Extreme HD Video (30MB/s) and the other was an Extreme Pro UHS-1 (45MB/s). The NEX-5N is not UHS rated/capable so both cards just drop to class 10 and I got the similar results with both cards in Speed Priority Continuous mode, Shutter Priority, 1/100.

With all lens correction attributes turned off:
RAW: 7 frames
JPEG (Fine): 10 frames
RAW + JPEG: 5 frames

With all lens correction attributes turned on:
RAW: 5 frames
JPEG (Fine): 5 frames
RAW + JPEG: 4 frames

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