Best ROG Ally microSD cards 2023: UHS-II support and fast read speeds

Since the Asus ROG Ally gaming handheld utilizes a UHS-11 microSD card slot, you want to make sure you actually get a microSD card that takes advantage of this feature. This is especially true since the UHS-II is capable of reading and writing at triple the max transfer speed of the UHS-I, thus increasing load time fastness by quite a bit. 

Finding a microSD card that supports UHS-II is still somewhat rare, so here are the best ROG Ally microSD cards to help you get the best playing experience possible. You might also want to check out the best ROG Ally accessories to improve your gaming experience. 

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When you pick out a microSD card for your ROG Ally, you need to consider more than just the amount of storage space it provides. Since the Asus handheld's microSD card slot supports UHS-II, you'll get the most out of your system by specifically getting a UHS-II microSD card. 

More than any other microSD card on this list, I recommend the ADATA Premier ONE 256GB since it does support the elusive UHS-II while offering a large amount of storage space to work with. Plus, it offers extremely fast read speeds of up to 275MB/s, which is significantly more than any other microSD card on this list. 

If you don't need quite as much space as the 256GB, then the next best microSD card option is the Lexar Professional 1000x 128GB card. It also supports UHS-II for fast loading times and 128GB is a decent amount of storage to bolster your gaming library. 

Now, if storage is really the thing you care about, and UHS-II isn't as important to you then you'll want to go with the SanDisk Extreme PRO 1TB microSD card. It offers speeds up to 200MB/s so you can really enjoy your gaming library without having to worry about running out of space. 

Rebecca Spear
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Self-professed gaming geek, Rebecca Spear, is one of Windows Central's gaming editors with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. When she isn't checking out the latest games on Xbox Game Pass, PC, or Steam Deck; she can be found digital drawing with a Wacom tablet. She's written thousands of game guides, previews, features, and hardware reviews over the last few years. If you need information about anything gaming related, her articles can help you out. She also loves testing game accessories and any new tech on the market.