Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R5

The Canon EOS R5 (B&H/Adorama/Amazon) is Canon’s latest full frame mirrorless camera released in 2020. The Canon EOS R5 has two memory card slots, one is SD card slot (Supports UHS-II SD cards), the other is CFexpress card slot. To max use of Canon EOS R5, for example, shooting 8K videos, you’d better get fast memory cards for EOS R5, we have tested and reviewed latest memory cards, below are top recommended ones for EOS R5:

Recommended CFexpress memory cards for Canon EOS R5:

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. See the details below:

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony Tough CFexpress Type-B 1,700 MB/s 1,480 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
SanDisk Extreme Pro CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Delkin Devices CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Wise Advanced CFX-B Series CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,050 – 1,550 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Hoodman Steel CFexpress 1,700 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
ProGrade Digital CFexpress 2.0 Cobalt 1,600 MB/s 1,400 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional CFexpress Type-B 1,750 MB/s 1,000 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type-B Gold 1,600 MB/s 1,000 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Recommended UHS-II SD memory cards for Canon EOS R5:

For the SD card slot, Canon EOS R5 supports UHS- II SD cards, so the best choice is to get a UHS-II SD memory card. Currently the fastest & toughest UHS-II SD memory card is Sony’s best selling SF-G UHS-II Tough SD card, this card has fastest read speed at 300 MB/s & write speed at 299 MB/s. The SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC card and Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC card both has the same max read 300 MB/s and write speed 260 MB/s. Take a look at recommended UHS-II SD memory cards for Canon EOS R5 below:

Card Max. Read Speed Max. Write Speed Check Price
Sony SF-G Tough UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 299 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
SanDisk Extreme PRO UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 2000x UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Hoodman Steel 2000x SDXC UHS-II 300 MB/s 260 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
ProGrade Digital UHS-II SDXC 300 MB/s 250 MB/s Amazon/B&H
Delkin Devices Power SDXC UHS-II 300 MB/s 250 MB/s Amazon/B&H
Sony SF-M Tough UHS-II SDXC 277 MB/s 150 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama
Lexar Professional 1667x UHS-II SDXC 250 MB/s 90 MB/s Amazon/B&H/Adorama