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I'm looking forward to buy myself a new MicroSD card for my Raspberry Pi 3. It is Kingston 64gb Class 10 Uhs-1 And here is Question: Will this work with Pi 3? I heard many stories about cards not working, and I want to be sure. Seller claims that it MicroSDHC, SDHC and SDXC support. Does anybody know if it will work?

  • i don't have any problem with any class 10 sdcard on Raspberry pi B+, 2, 3. The concerned how fast is sdcard, class 4 and 6 is worst imo. – xdhe May 30 '16 at 12:31
  • I believe there is a wiki page with a list of compatible SD cards – Darth Vader May 30 '16 at 13:26
  • Beware that no matter what the SoC has a fairly limited maximum speed for SD transfers (25 MB/s) and so using a fast, $30-40 card is a waste. It won't perform significantly better in that context than cards that cost 1/4 - 1/2 as much. – goldilocks May 30 '16 at 17:38
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    @goldilocks Im not buying this card for speed, Im doing it for storage – PixelGGamer May 31 '16 at 6:27
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Yes it will work. The Pi does not support the protocols (or have the hardware) required to implement the higher speeds such as UHS, but will operate.

Any Class 4, 6 or 10 card will work - the only difference between these is write speed (and this in burst mode). The read speed, which is arguably more significant for the Pi, depends on the manufacturer.

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You can check if your SDCard has been tested here http://elinux.org/RPi_SD_cards and see the results. Probably it will work without problems. Also you can add your test if there isn't available. You can help other people.

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