Lexar is back in the speed race: its new Professional 300X CompactFlash line, unveiled today in 2GB, 4GB and 8GB capacities, jump to the head of the pack in card-to-computer transfer speed, setting a blistering pace that eclipses even the zippy SanDisk Extreme IV in our early testing. Lexar has also announced two new card readers, the Professional UDMA FireWire 800 Reader and Professional Dual-Slot USB 2.0 Reader, both of which are to be part of Lexar's new high-speed equation.

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