Thunderbolt™ 3 offers an unprecedented level of connection and consistency, bringing the speed and versatility of Thunderbolt™ to USB-C. A single compact port can now do it all - connect to Thunderbolt™ devices, any display, and billions of USB devices – all while supplying power. Pair with a new 7th generation Intel® Core™ processor, and your PC will be at its most powerful and its most versatile.
Thunderbolt™ 3 doubles the bandwidth of its previous model and transfers data at 8x the speed of a USB,1 making it unrivaled for new uses. Plus, for the first time, you can run data, video, and power over a single cable, thin enough to fit today’s ultra-light PCs.
Expand your capabilities while reducing cables with the simplicity of a single Thunderbolt™ 3 port paired with the latest 7th generation Intel® Core™ processor. Now, just one compact port can enable lightning fast data transfer, support two 4K UHD 60 Hz displays,2 and even quick notebook charging. It’s the most advanced, efficient, and versatile single-docking solution available.
Incredible data transfer rates for high-powered external graphics cards, deliver exciting potential for multi-streaming HD and 4K UHD video and also allow you to enjoy the latest games as they were intended. Orchestrate desktop-level performance from a lightweight notebook, experience higher frame rates and improve visual quality with an unprecedented speed of 40Gbps.
Seamus Byrne at CNET News covers how the Thunderbolt™ 3 technology port aligns with the USB 3.1 Type-C port.
Jason Ziller demos the Lexar CFast* card reader hub featuring Thunderbolt 2™ technology.
Jason Ziller shows us the QNAP NAS* network attached storage device featuring Thunderbolt™ 2 technology.
Michael Kintner discusses the benefits of using Thunderbolt™ technology with 360 Heros products.
Jason Ziller demonstrates networking capabilities across multiple OS interfaces using Thunderbolt™ 2 technology.
Greg Laporte demos SONNET products equipped with Thunderbolt™ technology.
Vijay Char shows the latest Promise Technology storage solutions featuring Thunderbolt connectors at NAB 2015.
Brad Iles showcases the latest OWC solutions with Thunderbolt™ technology.
Dave Roberts features the latest from MOTU at NAB 2015.
Nate Parada discusses Magma expansion solutions featuring Thunderbolt™ Technology at NAB 2015.
Clement Barberis demonstrates LaCie's wide range of products featuring Thunderbolt™ technology.
Josef Rabinovitz, President of JRM, shows us new products featuring Thunderbolt™ technology at NAB 2015.
May Hwang shows us how Highpoint uses Thunderbolt™ technology.
Greg Crosby shows us how G-Technology integrates Thunderbolt™ technology.
Mitch Cohen demos Corning's active optical Thunderbolt™ cables.
Kosta Fanagos and CalDigit's latest featuring Thunderbolt™ technology.
Carllene Mowry shows us ATTO's Desklink* product line featuring Thunderbolt™ technology.
Thad Huston shows us the latest AJA capable 4K I/O Thunderbolt™ device.
As compared to other PC I/O connection technologies including eSATA, USB, and IEEE 1394 Firewire*. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Must use a Thunderbolt™-enabled device.
Thunderbolt™ 3 provides DisplayPort, which can natively connect to all displays with DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort, and via adapters can connect to all other modern display interfaces, including HDMI, DVI, and VGA.