Just published on Wired: a look at low- and high-end SD Cards, and what the differences between them are.
So you’ve just bought yourself a nice new camera. You’ll need an SD card to store all those images on. Do you save some scratch and go with the cheapest SD card, or do you splurge and opt for one of those expensive versions that come with names like Ultra or Extreme? At first glance, it seems like a no-brainer: The cheaper cards offer much more space for less money. So, why would anyone spend more on a smaller card?