Photo FPS test (in seconds)
(lower is better)
SD cards are primarily used by photographers for their work. Naturally, we would want to test our batch for its performance with a high-end camera. We used a Sony II in burst mode - at 1/1,000s, f/3.5, ISO 3,200, shooting at RAW+JPEG quality. Typically, data from the photos will go into the camera’s buffer before it moves into the SD card. Depending on the images’ file size and the camera used, the camera’s buffer can only take so much before it stops to finish its transfer into the equipped SD card – in this case, we chose a really powerful camera so the limitations are on the SD cards instead.
The shutter was held down until the camera stopped taking pictures, and the resulting timing shows how long each respective SD card could go from the start of burst mode, until camera stopped to empty its buffer into the receiving card. The camera stopped at 22 frames each time the test concluded.