CFexpress – Designed for what’s next

The future of high-performance removable storage

120Gb and 256GB Cfexpress Cards for nikon z6/z7 now shipping

ProGrade Digital CFexpress™ TYPE-B Memory Card – Gold

ProGrade Digital has developed its new CFexpress™ Type-B Gold class memory cards with next-generation performance leveraging PCIe, Gen 3 interconnect with NVMe host controller interface for use in future Mirrorless, DSLR and high-definition video cameras. Available in capacities ranging from 120GB to 1TB and performance
levels provide read speeds up to 1600MB/s – ideal for quickly off loading high volumes of video or RAW photos and minimum sustained write speeds up to 1,000MB/s – ideal for uninterrupted, cinematic capture of RAW 4K or 6K video.

 CFexpress Memory Card – Gold Technical Specs

Capacity: 120GB/256GB/512GB/1TB

Read Speed: 1600MB/s (maximum)

Write Speed:  Up to 1000MB/s

Form Factor: CFexpress Type-B

Dimensions: 29.6mm x 8.52mm x 3.8mm

Operating Temperature: 14℉ to 158℉ (-10℃ to 70℃ )

Storage Temperature: -4℉ to 185℉ (-20℃ to 85℃ )

Compatibility: Compatible with CFexpress Type-A and Type-B enabled host devices. Hosts with an XQD slot must have updated firmware to enable CFexpress compatibility.

ProGrade Digital CFexpress™ TYPE-B Memory Card – Cobalt

ProGrade Digital has developed its new CFexpress™ Type-B Cobalt class memory cards with next-generation performance leveraging PCIe, Gen 3 interconnect with NVMe host controller interface for use in future Mirrorless, DSLR and high-definition video cameras. Available 325GB capacity and performance levels provide read speeds up
to 1600MB/s – ideal for quickly off-loading high volumes of video or RAW photos and minimum sustained write speeds up to 1,400MB/s – ideal for uninterrupted, cinematic capture of RAW 4K or 6K video.

CFexpress Memory Card – Cobalt Technical Specs

Capacity: 325GB

Read Speed: 1600MB/s (Maximum)

Write Speed: 1400MB/s (Maximum)

Form Factor: CFexpress

Dimensions: 29.6mm x 38.5mm x 3.8mm

Operating Temperature: 14℉ to 158℉ (-10℃ to 70℃ )

Storage Temperature: -4℉to 185℉ (-20℃ to 85℃ )

Compatibility: Compatible with CFexpress Type-A and Type-B enabled host devices. Hosts with an XQD slot must have updated firmware to enable CFexpress compatibility.

CFexpress Frequently Asked Questions

What is CFexpress?

CFexpress is a removable media standard created by the CompactFlash Association. There were three form factors defined in the standard; Type A, Type B, and Type C. All form factors leverage the PCIe® Gen 3 interface for higher performance based on a computing industry storage interface and utilize NVM Express™ 1.3 protocols. For more information visit compactflash.org

When Will CFexpress cards be available?

CFexpress memory cards started to ship to consumers at the end of 2019 when cameras were introduced into the market capable of utilizing this form factor.

Is CFexpress compatible with XQD?

CFexpress Type-B cards are the same size and shape as XQD cards.  A camera that uses XQD memory cards can get a firmware update from the device manufacturer to allow that device to use CFexpress Type-B cards.

Whit Bazemore

Whit Bazemore

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