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Old 03-23-2010, 04:09 AM   #1
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Post Stay away from Kingston microSD Cards!

Well at least the ones assembled in Taiwan.

The performance difference between the one assembled in Japan is huge.

Video showing so
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oheA1aErXEs
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Old 03-23-2010, 06:59 AM   #2
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Kingston takes yet another hit.
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Old 03-25-2010, 10:23 PM   #3
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That explains some weirdness I had with my handheld GPS. Bummer, Thanks for the info.
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Old 05-03-2010, 01:33 AM   #4
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Oops...I got 3 Kingston cards at home...

Should I be awared of this issue.
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Old 05-03-2010, 01:42 AM   #5
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no kidding, i have one in my cell phone that is so slow it takes 2 min to save a 200k picture. And pauses for 20 seconds when starting a mp3.
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