Thunderbolt™ 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at speeds up to 40 Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device. For the first time, one computer port connects to Thunderbolt devices, every display, and billions of USB devices. A single cable now provides four times the data and twice the video bandwidth of any other cable, while also supplying power. It’s unrivaled for new uses, such as 4K video, single-cable docks with charging, external graphics, and built-in 10 GbE networking. Simply put, Thunderbolt 3 delivers the best USB-C.
Many companies are shipping products and PCs in the market in these areas: computers, displays, high-speed data storage devices, audio and video devices, docking, and more.
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Solutions and products built to Thunderbolt and Thunderbolt 2 specifications will work with Thunderbolt 3 via an adapter.
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Connect displays with astonishing resolution, contrast, and color depth to see your photos, videos, applications, and text with amazing detail.
Now, one compact port provides Thunderbolt 3 data transfer, support for two 4K 60 Hz displays, and quick notebook charging with a single cable. It’s the most advanced and versatile USB-C docking solution available.
Gamers can now connect plug ‘n’ play external graphics to a notebook to enjoy the latest games at recommended or higher settings.
Provides a peer-to-peer connection at 10 GbE speeds to quickly transfer files between computers, perform PC migrations, or set up small workgroups with shared storage.
Seamus Byrne at CNET News covers how the Thunderbolt™ 3 port aligns with the USB 3.1 Type-C port.
Jason Ziller demos the Lexar CFast* card reader hub featuring 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.
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.
Thad Huston shows us the latest AJA capable 4K I/O Thunderbolt device.
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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.