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?
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.
|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 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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