Nikon D5 Buffer Capacity

Nikon D5 Buffer capacity

The Nikon D5 is capable of high-speed continuous shooting at approximately 12 fps (with AF and AE tracking) in all image quality modes and at all ISO sensitivity settings. What’s more, it can shoot up to 200 12-bit lossless compressed RAW images can be captured with a single burst of continuous shooting.

The following chart reveals the Nikon D5 buffer capacity. It shows the number of images that can be recorded on a 64GB memory card and the number of images that can be recorded in continuous shooting.

Image Format FX (36 × 24)

Image quality mode Image size

Per frame
file size

Number of pictures Continuous shooting
number of frames
XQD card CF card
RAW
(Lossless compression RAW / 12-bit recording)
L
M
S
19.3MB
13.9MB
10.5MB
1700
2400
3100
200
200
200
119
172
200
RAW
(Lossless compression RAW / 14-bit recording)
L 24.2MB 1300 200 82
RAW
(compressed RAW / 12-bit recording)
L 16.8MB 2300 200 153
RAW
(compressed RAW / 14-bit recording)
L 20.8MB 1900 200 103
RAW
(uncompressed RAW / 12-bit recording)
L 33.2MB 1700 197 92
RAW
(uncompressed RAW / 14-bit recording)
L 43.1MB 1300 102 65
TIFF(RGB) L
M
S
62.5MB
35.6MB
16.4MB
952
1600
3500
92
119
126
67
87
125
FINE L
M
S
10.5MB
6.4MB
3.4MB
4300
7100
13300
200
200
200
200
200
200
NORMAL L
M
S
5.3MB
3.3MB
1.8MB
8400
13800
25300
200
200
200
200
200
200
BASIC L
M
S
2.8MB
1.8MB
1.0MB
16200
26000
45400
200
200
200
200
200
200

Image Format DX (24 × 16)

Image quality mode Image size Per frame
file size
Number of pictures Continuous shooting
number of frames
XQD card CF card
RAW
(Lossless compression RAW / 12-bit recording)
L
M
S
9.1MB
6.7MB
5.2MB
3800
5100
6500
200
200
200
200
200
200
RAW
(Lossless compression RAW / 14-bit recording)
L 11.2MB 3000 200 200
RAW
(compressed RAW / 12-bit recording)
L 8.0MB 5000 200 200
RAW
(compressed RAW / 14-bit recording)
L 9.7MB 4200 200 200
RAW
(uncompressed RAW / 12-bit recording)
L 14.9MB 3800 200 200
RAW
(uncompressed RAW / 14-bit recording)
L 19.1MB 3000 200 133
TIFF(RGB) L
M
S
27.4MB
15.9MB
7.6MB
2100
3600
7200
200
200
200
107
200
200
FINE L
M
S
5.2MB
3.4MB
2.1MB
8800
13600
22100
200
200
200
200
200
200
NORMAL L
M
S
2.7MB
1.8MB
1.1MB
17100
25 700
40600
200
200
200
200
200
200
BASIC L
M
S
1.4MB
1.0MB
0.7MB
31500
46500
67300
200
200
200
200
200
200

 

Using 64GB memory card –

  • Lexar Professional 2933× XQD Card
  • Lexar Professional 1066× (UDMA 7) Compact Flash Card

 

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