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Western Digital IX QD 334

Your trusted SanDisk brand lives on as Western Digital, and presents IX QD 334 – the high endurance microSD (8GB – 64GB)

Western Digital Industrial XI microSD cards

Leveraging more than 28 years of expertise in NAND flash memory and storage systems, Western Digital Industrial Grade SD and microSD cards deliver edge storage solutions for industrial applications requiring high reliability, durability, and high intensity recording, across a wide range of operational requirements. Designed and tested to withstand the most demanding conditions, and featuring an advanced memory management FW, which includes power immunity, auto/manual read refresh, ECC, and wear leveling, data intensive applications can rely on Western Digital Industrial products to capture every critical moment, log each event, and to ensure quality of service to end-users. These high endurance solutions offer extended product life cycles which can reduce total cost of ownership (TCO) per system by eliminating costly redesigns and requalification, and minimizing unnecessary maintenance calls.

IX QD 334 (formerly known as SanDisk’s SDSDQED) is a high endurance microSD card specifically designed to meet the endurance, security, performance needs and environmental requirements for a wide range of industrial applications.


  • Capacity: 8GB-64GB
  • Interface: SD5.1 UHS-I 104
  • NAND Flash Technology: SLC
  • Operating Temp: -40°C to 85°C
  • Performance1: Speed Class 10, U3
  • Sequential W/R1: 50/90 MB/s
  • Endurance (P/E Cycle)2: 30K
  • Endurance (TBW): Up to 1920 (64 GB)
  • Data Retention: Up to 10 years for fresh devices at 55°C
  • Additional Features: Device Health Status, Programmable String, Host Lock, Secure FW upgrade


1. Based on internal testing; performance may be lower depending on host device, usage and other factors. 1MB=1,000,000 bytes

2. Approximations based on Western Digital internal metrics that quantifies how much data can be written to a card in its lifespan expressed in Terabytes Written (TBW)



  • Delivers lower system TCO
  • Enables real-time analytics at the edge
  • Reduces network traffic
  • Provides reliable local backup
  • Maximize system availability with health status meter
  • Ensuring timely preventative maintenance


  • Surveillance
  • Transportation
  • Industrial PC
  • Factory Automation
  • Networking
  • Medical and Agriculture
  • Digital Signage
  • Internet of Things

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