Question about using SD Card on 5D3

Started Jan 10, 2014 | Discussions thread
John_A_G Veteran Member • Posts: 7,465
Re: Question about using SD Card on 5D3

bigdaddave wrote:

The SD slot is plenty fast enough for almost anything.

No, it really isn't.  Try shooting some RAW+JPEG sequences and you'll find out how bad the SD performance is.  Canon, sadly, did not include the faster protocols (forget what it is) for SD in the 5dIII.  Switching to Sandisk Extreme Pro UDMA-7 card fixed that right up.  Now, if you don't shoot RAW+JPEG bursts there's probably not a huge issue.  I like that flexibility so the CF card route was a good way to go.

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