is a Kingston SD card better than a PNY SD card?

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  1. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    is a Kingston SD card better than a PNY SD card? if so, why? if not, why?
    thanks!! :bowdown:
     
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    lowfat 24/Mac/SciFi/PC Crew OT Supporter

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    meh. Its all the same.
     
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    Kingston SD cards are the slowest of all SD cards avalible, they write really slow. If you have a newer digital camera it probably won't work because if the digital camera writes at a faster speed then the sd card is capable of writing, it will give you errors, pics will be corrupt and you will loose some pics. Go for SanDisk or something. I believe PNY is also good but don't take my word for that.
     
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    Penguin Man Protect Your Digital Liberties

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    :werd: Probably made in the same factory - there aren't many companies that actually manufacture things like that.

    Now, the warranty on the Kingston is probably better, but considering that it's at most a $50-$100 investment, the warranty is not that big a deal.
     
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    go to your local camera store and ask. i believe when i bought my in october, there was a pny with extra speed or some sort. all flash storage is NOT created equal.

    google could prolly help you out too, mate
     
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    meh, compare the speeds on them and you'll be fine.
     
  7. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    well i just saw newegg having a sale of PNY 512 MB SD card for $1 with a purchase of a digicam. i was just wondering if this is because PNYs are shit or something.

    and i have both Kingston and Sandisk SDs, they both work just fine... :dunno:
     
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    if its $1, who the hell cares. if its too slow, use it to level a table, or put it on ebay. if youre not an elitest digital photographer, i doubt youll notice or care
     
  9. deusexaethera

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    I'd bet money, if I had any, that the memory chips for both brands are made by the same chinese sweatshop workers.
     
  10. babygodzilla

    babygodzilla I love rice

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    wouldnt be surprised
     

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