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#1 james

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Posted 07 August 2003 - 09:47 AM

http://www.robgalbra...ge.asp?cid=6007

Check out the Rob Galbraith CF card database for your camera. Very interesting results.

There was a thread about this here at Wetpixel, but the the database was just updated on 7/14 to include the 10D, the 1Ds, etc. Some of the newest cards still aren't on there though (40x).

I was surprised to see that the Canon 10D was slowest of the bunch - slower than the D60?????

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#2 CDesperado

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Posted 08 August 2003 - 06:48 AM

I compared the Lexar 40x 512M card (which I am personally using and am very happy with).

The 10D is 1221K/sec and the Fuji S2 Pro is 1699K/sec. (The D60 is 1497K/sec.)

The difference between the S2 and 10D is barely 478 hundredths of a second. Would anyone really notice that?

It is strange that the 10D writes slower than the D60, but the image quality in the 10D is much better than the D60 and I will gladly give up 200 hundredths of a second for a sharper image, better color, and a better all-around camera!

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Posted 08 August 2003 - 06:56 AM

Interesting. How about comparing the speed on a percentage basis?

With your card the 10D is 80% as fast as the D60 and 70% as fast as the S2pro.

Probably won't make a difference for average JPEG shooting. I just thought it was strange that the D60 was faster.

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#4 CDesperado

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Posted 12 August 2003 - 09:53 AM

It does seem odd the D60 writes faster than the 10D - I am guessing (hoping!) it must have something to do with better picture quality.