Anyone who’s ever had to use a memory card knows the feeling: you get a great bargain on a megakazillionbyte card, but in use it turns out your new stamp sized Library of Congress sized data carrier is as slow as a geriatric sloth, making your superfast DSLR feel as snappy as a slow motion re-run of a fifties shopping channel. If only you had been able to find a proper test of a large selection of memory cards before you went and bought one.
Well, now there is: we tested 44 of these little bits of plastic and silicon in order to tell everyone who’s interested which are the fastest, the slowest and the ones with the best price/performance ratio.
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