Thunderbolt™ ports connect computers to data, video, and power on a single cable that delivers a fast and consistent experience for work and play. A versatile I/O solution, Thunderbolt™ technology enables a 40 Gb/s connection for data and video at home, in the office, or on the go.
Delivering connectivity and productivity, Thunderbolt™ technology has the future-ready capabilities needed for the evolving workforce. Docks equipped with Thunderbolt™ ports can intelligently provide more performance and features when connected to a PC’s Thunderbolt™ port as well as basic compatibility when connected to a USB-C computer port.
One port. One cable.
When it comes to Thunderbolt™ technology, that’s all you need to enable lightning-fast file transfers and charging for your devices. One Thunderbolt™ port provides all the speed you need for 4K entertainment, external graphics, or vivid gaming. Connect to your gaming library or transfer large video files to and from your storage devices for faster content creation than ever before.
Thunderbolt™ 4 Technology
Building on the Thunderbolt™ 3 specification, Thunderbolt™ 4 technology improves minimum performance, expands end-to-end solution capabilities, and adds new universal cables at lengths up to 2m. Beginning in 2020, Intel® processor-based notebooks and desktops may offer integrated support for Thunderbolt™ 4 technology while docks can support up to four Thunderbolt™ 4 ports to make connecting the modern workspace more flexible and simpler than ever.
A Single Port. A Universe of Possibilities: Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology
Work and play more efficiently with Thunderbolt™ 3 technology, which is 8x faster than USB 3.0 and provides 4x more video bandwidth than HDMI 1.42. A single Thunderbolt™ 3 cable provides a 40GBs connection to displays, docks, or storage all while charging the system.
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Product and Performance Information
Thunderbolt™ 3 technology 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.
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. For more information go to https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/products/docs/io/thunderbolt/thunderbolt-technology-developer.html.
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