What kind of SD card can I use with Moto G 3rd gen?

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I've tried several different SD cards, but every time I format them to internal memory I get an error message saying the SD card is slow and may cause apps to stutter. The SD card will work for a short time, then it will suddenly stop accepting apps altogether and my phone will error saying I don't have enough memory, even when I still have over 10 gigs of memory left on the SD card. I've tried more expensive high performance SD cards, but I still get the same problem. Exactly what kind of SD card do i need that will actually work with the Moto G 3rd gen?
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Any class 10 card will work fine with that phone.
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Need more info here. Name and brand of card. How old is it. What was it used for before this?
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lexar 633x 16GB micro SD HC I class 10
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I bought it specifically for my phone so it's never been rewritten
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I've also checked every source I can find, but everyone just keep saying class 10 should work
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Your Lexar 633x 16 GB, Class 10/UHS-1 microSD card should work, however I usually go for the highest capacity microSD card the phone will allow. In this case 32 GB. Internal storage isn't what it's all cracked up to be. I've run into issues related to poor read/write speeds and sluggish performance with some phones and tablets, while using reputable name brand microSD cards. Switching back to portable storage corrected the problems.

"Downloaded applications, their data and media can be moved to the Adopted card, as long as the application developer allows for this feature with their application". Meaning, that some apps will remain in the phones' internal storage/memory area.

Do you have the 8 GB or 16 GB Moto G 3rd. Gen?
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