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Do I have a Defective SD Card?

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I was looking at my SD Card the other day and noticed that there were scratches on the metal contacts. Now the sd card still works just fine but when I performed a benchmark this happened. Do you think it is broke and I should try to return it to get a replacement or is it normal for a sd card to perform this way? (I have a transcend 16GB class 10 sd card)
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So is my benchmark normal?
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the scratches are normal signs of wear from inserting the card (the contacts on the card slide across the contacts on the reader when the card is inserted)

cant say about the speeds though since i know very little about the transfer rates of sd cards (i dont usually worry about it as long as the data is saved to the card)
    
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