Canon Powershot G9 - max write speed and advice on which SDHC card tobuy

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  1. Guest


    being about to purchase a Canon Powershot G9, I need to decide which
    SDHC card to get.

    I'd like to shoot in RAW mode quite a bit, so I'm thinking of a 4GB
    card at least.

    Are you aware of any speed comparison tests between the different
    cards? Specifications are usually very different from actual

    Also, do you know what the max write speed of the camera? I couldn't
    find this information anywhere, not even on the Canon official site,
    yet this is probably more important than the speed of the card itself,
    because there would be little point in having a very fast card if its
    max speed is not supported by the camera.

    Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
, Jan 15, 2008
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    John Navas Guest

    Specifications are actually pretty reliable. Suggest you just buy the
    fastest card you can find and not worry about the rest. The best of the
    inexpensive no name cards are as fast or faster than the name brands.
    John Navas, Jan 15, 2008
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    Bob Williams Guest

    Even if the camera cannot take advantage of the highest speed cards, it
    is still a good idea to get the fastest speed card you can comfortably
    afford. Downloading 4GB to your computer from a slow card is a royal PIA
    Fortunately, most (but not all) high capacity cards are pretty fast.
    But Check it out to make sure.
    Bob Williams
    Bob Williams, Jan 17, 2008
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