SD Card good and bad

Binky

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Have you checked that it actually is 64GB?

Some cheapo cards report themselves as having higher capacities than they really do, but just start losing/corrupting data if you try to write more than thier real capacity.
 

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My brother repaired my Fake 512GB Stick back to the real 8GB.


We opened it,searched the Chipnumbers in Google and he found a Software to Restore it to Original.


Now i have a 8gb Stick for little Things like a Unetbootin Linux or near.


Maybe you can Rescue your SD Card in Same Way ;)
 

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So far the card is filled to 36GB and I copied a video with ~ 400MB which is playing very nicely. So I guess it's ok. Other cards like Intenso or Kingston are at about 24 €. The card is cheap but no fake card like 512GB for 15€. If 36GB are ok it should be 64GB - or not ?
 

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So far the card is filled to 36GB and I copied a video with ~ 400MB which is playing very nicely. So I guess it's ok. Other cards like Intenso or Kingston are at about 24 €. The card is cheap but no fake card like 512GB for 15€. If 36GB are ok it should be 64GB - or not ?
Most probably yes. There is little reason to fake less than a half of the capacity. I also have a 64 GB card bought for a similar price.
 

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I bought two 256GB microSDs for a little more than $30 bucks each on ebay.  Pandora couldn't read them so I complained to the seller and got a full refund and told me that I can keep the cards.  I'm trying it on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4, and it seems to work OK on the Note 4.  I am copying 59GB of data to it now as we speak and it is still going.  Weird
 

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So far my QUMOX card is full to about 42GB and all working fine as Slackware OS ext2. I checked the read speed as mentioned in the wiki and got 19.7 MB/s which is better than all what is shown (best was 19.6). So I am happy with it. What happened with the 256GB cards - still working?
 

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I got over 32GB while copying via OTG cable and my Note 4 battery ran out which I can't charge while copying data from my internal memory out to the 256GB card attached to the OTG cable.  I have to try it again to see if this card is legit... but that 32GB of data are all there and all useable.
 
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I got over 32GB while copying via OTG cable and my Note 4 battery ran out which I can't charge while copying data from my internal memory out to the 256GB card attached to the OTG cable.  I have to try it again to see if this card is legit... but that 32GB of data are all there and all useable.
Well turned out this is a fake card.  Got full refund though :)

Now I'm looking at this more reputable one.  Price is pretty good I think.
 
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