Published on October 19th, 2023 | by Adrian Gunning

Western Digital Expands SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC™ UHS-II Card line-up with V60-rated Memory Card

Western Digital recently announced it has expanded its SanDisk Extreme PRO® range of card solutions with the launch of the SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC UHS-II Card with Video Speed Class 60 rating[ii] (V60). The SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC UHS-II Card (V60) is an exceptional memory card solution designed to provide prosumers and professionals with high quality, durability, and cost-effectiveness to inspire their creativity.

SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC™ UHS-II Card (V60)

Nowadays, high resolutions of 4K UHD and 6K[iii] are spurring digital content. With the proliferation of hi-res cameras, photography enthusiasts and professionals are capturing, recording, and sharing exciting moments in higher resolution, which exacts higher demands from memory cards in terms of performance, capacity, cost, and durability.

The SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC™ UHS-II Card (V60) ensures a minimum sustained write speed of 60MB/s, delivering cinema-quality 6K video capture in standard recording modes, enabling users to always record in high resolution and deliver pro-level results. With large capacities of up to 1TB[iv], the card can easily store large amounts of footage. SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC™ UHS-II Card also provides ideal durability for content creators to help protect their files.

“Digital content consumption is evolving at an accelerated pace, with a growing user base that isn’t limited to professionals but extends to other enthusiasts that are also creating more high-resolution video content in 4K and even 6K,” said Stefan Mandl, Vice President of Sales for APAC & China region, Western Digital. “Consumers are eager to record and share the world around them with their unique vision. SanDisk Extreme PRO® SDXC™ UHS-II Card (V60) offers consumers and photographers the ideal storage solution for its performance, reliability, and durability to help them face diverse data storage challenges and create what they want without card failure.” 

Key Features

  • Video Speed Class 60 rating ensures a minimum sustained write speed of 60MB/s which delivers cinema-quality 6K video capture in standard recording modes. It captures brilliant 4K UHD video in standard or slow motion and Full HD in super slow motion, depending on the cameras used.
  • Get exceptional results when shooting in continuous burst mode and time lapses with shot speeds up to 150MB/s (256GB-1TB capacities). When paired with the SanDisk® Professional PRO-READER Multi Card reader or any UHS-II-compatible reader or slot, it enables a fast 280MB/s[v] offload speed.
  • Capacities ranging from 64GB,128GB, 256GB, 512GB to 1TB, for users to shoot without running out of space or experiencing the inconvenience of switching cards at critical moments.
  • Performs flawlessly whether in challenging environments, with waterproof, temperature proof, shock and vibration resistant, impact proof, X-ray, and magnet proof[vi] capabilities, all backed by a lifetime limited warranty.

[ii] Video Speed Class 60 (V60), sustained video capture rate of 60MB/s, designates a performance option designed to support real-time video recording with UHS enabled host devices. See www.sdcard.org/consumers/speed for additional details.

[iii] Full HD (1920×1080), 4K UHD (3840×2160), and 6K (6144×3160) video support may vary based upon host device, file attributes and other factors. See: www.sandisk.com/HD

[iv] 1GB=1,000,000,000 bytes.  1TB=1,000,000,000,000 bytes.  Actual user storage less.

[v] [For 256GB-1TB] Up to 280MB/s read speed; up to 150MB/s write speed. [For 64GB-128GB] Up to 280MB/s read speed; up to 100MB/s write speed. Based on internal testing; performance will vary based on host device. Full performance requires SanDisk Professional PRO-READER Multi Card reader (sold separately). 1MB = 1,000,000 bytes.

[vi] Card only. See product packaging and www.sandisk.com/proof for additional information and limitations.

6 Based on internal testing. IPEC 60529 IP 65: Tested to withstand water flow (30 kPa) at 3 min.; limited dust contact does not interfere with operation. Must be clean and dry before use.

7 Password protection uses 256-bit AES encryption and is supported by Windows 8, Windows 10 and macOS v10.9+ (Software download required for Mac, see www.sandisk.com/secureaccess.)

**Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending on host device, interface, usage conditions and other factors. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes.


About the Author


Adrian lives in Melbourne Australia and has a huge passion for gaming, technology and pop culture. He recently finished his a Bachelor of Journalism and is currently focusing on games journalism. When not writing and playing video games, Adrian can be found in Comics 'R' Us debating the pros of the DC Universe and cons of the Marvel Universe.

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