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Topic: Thunderbolt 3

Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe SSD review: Just as fast as your MacBook Pro storage

11/12/2019, 09:11 am

The Plugable Thunderbolt 3 NVMe External SSD is an easily portable NMVe solid state drive with blazing fast speeds that launched today -- and we've been using one for about two weeks.

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Dell's $2000 27-inch Thunderbolt 3 UltraSharp monitor has a built-in colorimeter

11/04/2019, 02:11 pm

Dell is taking on Apple's Pro Display XDR in the affordable calibrated professional monitor market, by offering the UltraSharp 27 4K PremierColor Monitor with Thunderbolt 3 connectivity and a built-in colorimeter to help ensure its accuracy over time.

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Hands on: Flujo Signature Pro USB-C dock brings ports and SSD storage

10/23/2019, 02:10 pm

Very little differentiates USB-C docks for the Mac or iPad Pro these days. But, a new portable dock is different enough that we thought we should point it out -- the Flujo Signature Pro.

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OWC Mercury Elite Pro Thunderbolt dock offers up to 28TB drive capacity

10/09/2019, 12:10 pm

Peripheral and Mac upgrade specialist OWC has introduced the Mercury Elite Pro Dock, a Thunderbolt 3 dock that also offers external drive storage with up to 28 terabytes of capacity alongside expanding the variety of a connected Mac's ports.

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CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock cuts confusion with expanded compatibility

10/04/2019, 12:10 pm

The new CalDigit USB-C Pro Dock offers maximum compatibility with both Thunderbolt 3 and the various flavors of USB-C, making it a good choice for Mac and iPad Pro users.

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Long, optical Thunderbolt 3 cables are coming soon

09/11/2019, 11:09 am

Sonnet is teaming up with Archiware to demonstrate the first in a line of optical Thunderbolt 3 cables, allowing for high-speed data transfers across the protocol at long range.

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USB 4 is here, and is essentially Thunderbolt 3

09/03/2019, 12:09 pm

After a tease in March, the USB Implementation Forum has declared that it has completed the USB 4 standard, implementing the USB-C connector, plus 40Gbps speed and other features of Thunderbolt 3.

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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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