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It's a good, reliable SD card at a fair price
on 19 February 2015
Having prejudices towards any SD card manufacturer other than Sandisk, buying this SD card was more of a major deal then it need be. But, this SD card now limits my prejudice towards every SD card manufacturer other than Sandisk and Transcend.
Okay, in all seriousness there are only two major factors when buying an SD card: buying from a good reputable brand and getting the speed & size you need. This card ticks the first box - I can tell you I have had no corruptions or issues with this card, but how about the second box? Well, it depends what you're using it for. For most photographers 32GB is plenty, even if you shoot RAW and 45MB/s is good enough. Shooting 50 frames per second 1080p footage on my Nikon D5300 was an easy task for this card. Only if you're shooting 4K or just believe bigger is always better consider a larger faster SD card.
So the real question then is why choose Transcend? Well, it's easy: price. Had Sandisk's pricing been closer to Transcend for the same spec, yeah I would have instantly bought a Sandisk, but Transcend have produced a good SD card at a good price. Simple as.