ProGrade Digital has introduced the third era of its CFexpress Kind B Cobalt-class reminiscence playing cards in a brand new 1.3TB capability.
The brand new third-generation reminiscence card options the identical “industry-leading high quality of ProGrade’s present second-generation 325GB and 650GB capability playing cards,” per ProGear, however implements PCIe Gen 4 interconnect with NVMe 1.4c host controller interface.
This permits the brand new card to be totally compliant with the brand new CFexpress 4.0 specification, permitting for learn speeds as much as a blazing-fast 3,400 MB/s, burst write speeds as quick as 3,000 MB/s, and sustained write speeds as much as 2,800 MB/s. These swift speeds make sure that the ProGrade CFexpress 4.0 Kind B reminiscence card is well-suited to high-resolution cinema-grade video functions.
“As in previous Cobalt-class reminiscence card generations, the very best endurance and reliability reminiscence know-how is utilized — guaranteeing years of trouble-free, high-performance seize,” explains ProGrade Digital.
“The introduction of our third era CFexpress Cobalt card on the 1.3TB capability level supplies the additional area and unparalleled efficiency wanted for the very highest decision video seize wants,” says Wes Brewer, Founder and CEO of ProGrade Digital. “Our inclusion of PCIe Gen 4 controller know-how, coupled with the upcoming UBS 4.0 high-speed readers will enable offloading speeds thrice better than beforehand potential, offering a dramatic discount in workflow processing time.”
Alongside the spectacular pace benchmarks, ProGrade Digital explains that the cardboard consists of low standby energy by means of NVMe PS0 — PS4 assist to make sure longevity, a metallic enclosure for improved sturdiness and warmth dissipation, thermal throttling to guard the cardboard from overheating, and strong high quality management.
ProGrade Digital additionally says its new card is RED V-Raptor and Komodo X accredited. The cardboard can also be X-ray-proof and shockproof. The 1.3TB ProGrade Digital Cobalt CFexpress Kind B card ships with a producer’s three-year guarantee.
Excessive efficiency and groundbreaking know-how don’t come low cost, nevertheless. The ProGrade Digital CFexpress Kind B 1.3TB Cobalt reminiscence card is obtainable for buy now for $1,459.99, making it the costliest card in ProGrade Digital’s CFexpress Kind B card lineup. Nevertheless, it’s not the highest-capacity card in ProGrade’s lineup — as the corporate not too long ago introduced a 2TB model of its venerable Gold sequence CFexpress Kind B playing cards.
CFexpress Kind B playing cards are utilized in many interchangeable lens cameras, together with high-performance cameras from Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, and Panasonic.
ProGrade’s Quick New Card Wants an Equally Swift Card Reader
To leverage the pace of ProGrade’s new CFexpress 4.0 Kind B Cobalt reminiscence playing cards, customers will need to have a quick card reader. ProGrade has additionally introduced the CFexpress Kind B Single-Slot USB 4.0 PG05.6 Card Reader.
This card reader makes use of the USB 4.0 interface, enabling switch charges of as much as 40Gbps. It ships with a USB 4.0-certified cable and sports activities an improved warmth sink plate to remain cool and ship improved sustained efficiency.
“Our new PG05.6 reader supplies an incredible leap ahead in workflow efficiency by permitting content material offload speeds to be diminished by 67% when in comparison with the efficiency of USB 3.2, Gen 2 know-how of our present product lineup,” says Wes Brewer. “Together with quicker speeds comes the necessity to present additional cooling functionality for reader and card — one thing we’ve spent greater than a yr perfecting within the new design.”
Other than the efficiency beneficial properties of the brand new card reader design, it additionally options aesthetic adjustments. The brand new reader incorporates a darkish grey coloration with blue accents on the rear connector to “clearly differentiate it” from the prior era of USB 3.2 readers.
The ProGrade Digital USB 4.0 CFexpress Kind B card reader is obtainable to order now for $99.99.
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