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Topic: Thunderbolt 3

Review: The BenQ PD3220U 4K HDR Thunderbolt 3 display is a good option for designers

08/17/2019, 12:08 pm

The BenQ PD3220U 4K HDR monitor is a dream for designers, and with the very-high end Apple Pro Display XDR looming, we spent some time testing this powerful alternative.

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Sonnet intros RED Mini-Mag Pro Card Reader with Thunderbolt 3

07/10/2019, 12:07 pm

Accessory maker Sonnet on Wednesday launched the SF3 Series RED Mini-Mag Card Reader, aimed solely at people who shoot video using RED's proprietary storage format.

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Apple clarifies which PCI-e GPU cards are suitable for which eGPU enclosures

07/01/2019, 08:07 am

Updated support documents from Apple add new specific recommendations for eGPU enclosures and graphics cards, plus some new notes on usage.

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New DisplayPort 2.0 spec uses Thunderbolt 3 for 16K displays

06/26/2019, 10:06 am

VESA has published the DisplayPort 2.0 video standard encompassing up to 16K displays -- and it uses USB-C and Thunderbolt 3 to do so.

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CalDigit's Connect 10G joins Thunderbolt 3 Macs to 10-gigabit Ethernet networks

06/18/2019, 11:06 am

CalDigit on Tuesday launched the Connect 10G, an adapter bridging Thunderbolt 3 Mac and Windows PCs with 10-gigabit Ethernet networks.

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Sonnet intros xMac mini Server Thunderbolt 3 Edition expansion system

06/12/2019, 11:06 am

Sonnet on Wednesday launched the xMac mini Server Thunderbolt 3 Edition, an update of its 1U rackmount enclosure with Thunderbolt-to-PCIe card expansion.

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First 40-gigabit USB4 products shipping as soon as late 2020

06/12/2019, 10:06 am

Even though standards like USB-C and USB 3.2 are still gaining traction, the first devices with USB4 still using the USB-C connector should arrive towards the end of 2020, according the USB Promoter Group.

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Review: OWC ThunderBlade provides silent & fast Thunderbolt 3 storage

06/12/2019, 09:06 am

The updated ThunderBlade drive from OWC offers absolutely stunning storage speeds alongside a completely fanless design with Thunderbolt 3 while undercutting the price from the previous generation. Check out how we integrated it into our workflow.

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Review: LG 23.7-inch Thunderbolt 3 4K UltraFine Display excels with Mac integration

06/09/2019, 12:06 pm

LG's 24-inch 4K display is a great option for prosumers who are looking for a forward-thinking monitor that tightly integrates to their Mac with superior quality.

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Apple lists mystery 3-meter "Pro" Thunderbolt 3 cables on Mac Pro specs sheet

06/05/2019, 03:06 pm

Apple has included a collection of "Pro" Thunderbolt 3 cables in its list of accessories for the new Mac Pro, including the odd option of a 3-meter cable, a length that is not typically covered by the standards governing Thunderbolt 3 cable specifications.

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Sonnet ships Solo10G SFP+ Thunderbolt 3 10-gigabit Ethernet adapter

05/22/2019, 11:05 am

Accessory maker Sonnet Technologies on Wednesday launched two 10-gigabit Ethernet adapters, including one that connects to Macs through Thunderbolt 3.

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Review: The G-Tech Mobile Pro SSD is nearly as fast as the storage in your 15-inch MacBook Pro

04/19/2019, 12:04 pm

There are endless options when it comes to external storage, but getting the right one for you can be a tough task. If you're looking for a quick, on-the-go SSD, the G-Technology Mobile Pro SSD may be perfectly suited.

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Razer Core X Chroma Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure adds 4 USB-A & Gigabit Ethernet

04/16/2019, 09:04 am

Gaming peripheral producer Razer has introduced an updated version of its Thunderbolt 3 eGPU enclosure, with the Core X Chroma offering a better power supply than the original model, increased connectivity options, and customizable RGB lighting.

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Apple's 31.6-inch professional display may arrive soon, 17-inch MacBook Pro in early 2021 [u]

04/08/2019, 02:04 pm

A new research note penned by Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple's long-awaited professional-grade display will arrive in the next few months, and the rumored MacBook Pro with larger display won't arrive until the first half of 2021 -- and both will incorporate mini LED backlighting.

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Mac accessory vendor OWC acquires Thunderbolt 3 enclosure maker InXtron

03/19/2019, 10:03 am

OWC has confirmed it has acquired InXtron, a case manufacturer formerly known as Macpower Peripherals, a purchase that could enable the Mac hardware retailer to further increase its offerings relating to docks and external enclosures for use with Mac desktops and MacBooks.

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New USB 4 is enhanced Thunderbolt 3 with advanced connection bandwidth sharing

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

USB 4, the next version of the connectivity protocol, is said by the USB Promoter Group to offer computer users a throughput of up to 40Gbps and other features of Thunderbolt 3, following the contribution of the Thunderbolt protocol specification to the group by Intel.

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Video: Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock is the center of a workhorse workstation

02/27/2019, 11:02 am

The Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Pro Dock from Corsair is a workhorse of a docking station that adds 12 ports, including three of which are the forward-looking type-C.

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Thunderbolt 3 'Thunderclap' vulnerabilities let malicious peripherals attack a Mac's memory

02/27/2019, 07:02 am

Vulnerabilities in Thunderbolt has been disclosed by security researchers, with "Thunderclap" allowing a device connecting over Thunderbolt to acquire sensitive data from the host Mac, an issue that affects almost all Macs released since 2011.

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Glyph intros Thunderbolt 3 Dock with NVMe SSD support, SD card slot

02/13/2019, 01:02 pm

Glyph has launched a self-named Thunderbolt 3 Dock, its key selling point being compatibility with NVMe SSDs for fast data storage and transfer.

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Hands on: BenQ 32-inch 4K Thunderbolt 3 Monitor with HDR

02/12/2019, 12:02 pm

When used at a desk, your amazing Mac needs an amazing monitor. In the last week, AppleInsider put the BenQ 32-inch HDR display with Thunderbolt 3 on our test bench.

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