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Best Memory Cards for Nikon D7500

Looking for the best memory cards for your Nikon D7500?

The D7500 has 1 x SD memory card that supports UHS-I speeds. It can record 4K videos and shoot at 8fps so it helps having a good memory card.

Our favorite memory card is the SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB. It’s as cheap as the majority of UHS-I cards, yet is the fastest and most reliable of them all.

After looking through many memory cards available, these are the top 3 (best price/speed ratio).

Best Memory Cards for Nikon D7500

SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB


Our top pick: For the price, nothing beats the SanDisk Extreme Pro 64GB (95MB/s). It’s our most recommended card for almost all cameras, simply because it’s UHS-I U3 at 95MB/s and extremely reliable.

It’s more than enough for the Nikon D7500 and that includes 4K videos and 6.5fps burst mode shooting.

You can buy it at Amazon or see more reviews here.

Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II

This card is an overkill for the Nikon D7500. You won’t see any faster in-camera writing speeds since it’s UHS-II and the Nikon D7500 can only go up to UHS-I. However, the Lexar Professional 2000x will get you a lot faster transferring speeds (to your computer/disk), so if you send thousands of shots weekly, you might want to think about this one.

In-camera, it will be just as fast as the SanDisk above simply because the D7500 tops out at UHS-I speed. It’s up to you to decide what matters more, especially because the Lexar costs 3 times as much.

You can buy it at Amazon or see more reviews here.

Lexar Professional 1000x UHS-II

lexar-professional-64gb-1000x-u3The Lexar Professional 1000x 64GB is a slower, more affordable version of the card above. Instead of 300MB/s, it tops out at 150MB yet is still UHS-II U3 so the minimum will always be 30MB/s.

It’s less expensive than the SanDisk but it’s a fraction slower, despite being UHS-II. You will notice an improvement in read speeds (aka moving the images, displaying files etc.) but not in-camera.

You can buy it at Amazon or see more reviews here.

Don’t buy memory cards from unknown brands or something that looks too good to be true. More often than not, those cards will fail right when you’ll need them the most.

A memory card is where all of your work is stored until you transfer that on the computer.

Make sure to get a card from any of the following brands: SanDisk, Lexar, Transcend and Kingston. There are a few good out there, but the 4 we mentioned are more than enough.

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