Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5 C

Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5 C. Here is our full list of top recommended CFexpress cards and SD cards for Canon EOS R5 C camera.

The Canon EOS R5 C has dual memory card slots; one is SD card slot (Supports UHS-II SD cards), the other is CFexpress card slot. It is 1x CFexpress Type B and 1x SD UHS-II.

The EOS R5 C is a video-orientated variant of Canon’s EOS R5. Part of the Cinema EOS range, it shoots 8K at up to 60p in Canon’s Cinema Raw Light format, with 10-bit 422 options in the XF-AVC format.  The R5 C  (Amazon/B&HPhoto/Adorama)  enhances a number of features in comparison to its siblings the R5 and C70, including 4K120 recording, HDMI RAW output, Canon Log 3 HLG/PQ support, unlimited recording time, a timecode port, Dual Pixel CMOS AF with eye detection, an active cooling system, a high-power LP-E6NH battery, 13 reassignable buttons, and a multi-function shoe for XLR adapters. The camera also retains the reliable features of those cameras such as Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, footage compatibility with DaVinci Resolve and Canon apps, an electronic RF mount, CFexpress/SD card slots, a similar button layout, and more.

In order to get the ultra high read speeds and write speeds to get the best out of your Canon EOS R5 C camera, here we list the top recommended CFexpress cards and SD cards for the Canon EOS R5 C mirrorless camera based on the speed and price.

What memory cards does the Canon R5 C use?

The Canon R5 C features two memory card slots, a CFexpress Type-B slot, and a UHS-II SD card slot. The CFexpress card slot is much faster and CFexpress cards offer durability advantages with advanced features such as thermal throttling.

Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5 C

One of the Canon EOS R5’s card slots is CFexpress card slot, supports world’s fastest CFexpress cards. Currently, the fastest and toughest CFexpress card is Sony Tough CFexpress Type-B, has max read speed at 1,700MB/s, and max write speed at 1,480MB/s.

Here are the quick comparison tables of our top recommended & fastest CFexpress cards and SD cards for Canon EOS R5 C mirrorless camera.

CFexpress Cards:

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed
Sony TOUGH CFexpress Memory Card Type B 1700 MB/s 1480 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme PRO CFexpress Card Type B 1700 MB/s 1200 – 1400 MB/s
Delkin Devices CFexpress POWER Card 1700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s
Hoodman 256GB Steel CFexpress Card 1700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Cobalt Card 1600 MB/s 1,400 MB/s
Wise Advanced CFX-B Series CFexpress Card 1700 MB/s 1050 – 1550 MB/s
Lexar Professional CFexpress Type-B Card 1750 MB/s 1,000 MB/s
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Gold Card 1700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s

SD Cards:

SD Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed
Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II Card 300 MB/s 299 MB/s
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II Card 300 MB/s 260 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II Card 300 MB/s 260 MB/s
Hoodman Steel 2000x UHS-II SD Card 300 MB/s 260 MB/s
ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC Card 300 MB/s 250 MB/s
Delkin Devices Power UHS-II SDXC Card 300 MB/s 250 MB/s
Sony SF-E Series UHS-II SDXC Card 270 MB/s 120 MB/s
Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SD Card 250 MB/s 90 MB/s
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-I Card 170 MB/s 90 MB/s

Any of these will be a good choice of the best memory cards for Canon EOS R5 C camera.

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