Lexar released its Professional CFexpress Type B Card Diamond Series, dubbed as the world’s fastest to date. It offers read speeds of up to 1,900MB/s and write speeds of up to 1,700MB/s, with a minimum sustained write speeds of 1,600MB/s; making it ideal for 8k raw videos. The new CFexpress Type B Diamond Series card features PCIe Gen 3×2 and NVMe protocols and it is also VPG 400 video class complaint. The said card is also backward compatible with select XQD cameras. The Diamond Series CFexpress Type B card is now available on B&H here and on Adorama here. Check out the official news release below for more details.
Lexar Unveils The World’s Fastest CFexpress Type B Card Diamond Series
Lexar, a leading brand of flash memory solution, proudly unveils the world’s fastest Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series, designed for professional filmmakers and content creators.
Unleashing blazing fast speeds of up to 1900MB/s read and 1700MB/s1 write, you can experience the unmatched performance of the Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series. With a minimum sustained write speed of 1600MB/s1, dramatically accelerate your post-production workflow for enhanced productivity.
Featuring PCIe Gen 3×2 and NVMe high-speed protocols, the Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series allows you to capture the highest quality RAW, ProRes, and 8K video with ease. This card also supports VPG 400 specification for professional-quality video, enabling seamless and sustained performance when content is written to the card.
For added versatility, the DIAMOND Series is backward compatible with select XQD® cameras2, enabling existing devices with next-generation performance. And, the cards are designed to be shock and vibration-proof, and resistant to extreme temperatures* for added durability.
Joel Boquiren, General Manager of Lexar:
“Lexar has a long history of providing industry-leading memory solution for professional users and we are excited to continue this tradition with the world’s fastest Lexar® Professional CFexpress™ Type B Card DIAMOND Series. This card will dramatically help professionals speed up their workflow while providing the quality, performance, and reliability they’ve come to expect from Lexar.”
Pricing and Availability
The Lexar Professional CFexpress Type B card Diamond series is now available and comes with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of $219.99(128GB) and $379.99 (256GB). For the latest pricing and where to buy, kindly follow the links below.
Lexar Professional CFexpress Type B card Diamond series available at: