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Support Droid X Read/Write speeds for sdcard?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by cbaty08, Sep 17, 2010.

  1. cbaty08

    cbaty08 Well-Known Member
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    I have a faster (class 6) sdcard that I was thinking about using in the X...

    Will the system be able to take advantage of those read/write speeds? I would think so but if not I might as will stick with this class 2 they gave us....
     

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  3. Martimus

    Martimus One bite at a time...
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    One easy way to determine specifically if you can benefit from a faster SD card would be to install

    SD Card Speed Tester - Android app on AppBrain

    from the Android market. You could then test both SD cards and compare the performance of each.
     
  4. cbaty08

    cbaty08 Well-Known Member
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    Thanks a lot, I am no longer using the slow class 2 16GB card they give us and am using an older 8GB Trandscend card that is labeled a class 6 (which rated class 10 in the app!!!!)

    I notice when viewing files on the phone in the stock "files app" it definitely opens faster....

    I am almost curious to record two videos on both cards and see if there is any notable difference......
     
  5. binary visions

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    If it's a possibility, would you do some read/write tests from the PC to the phone on both cards to compare? I'm really interested to see if the different class of card helps the full PC -> phone transfer rates, or if there is too much overhead in the phone to make a difference.

    5 Apps to Check the Speed of Your USB Flash Drive (Windows)
     

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