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Chip Shot: Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller Achieves USB 3.1 Certification

Intel is excited to announce the Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 controller is one of the first controllers to achieve USB 3.1 certification by the USB-IF compliance program. Thunderbolt 3 controllers can provide two separate ports with USB 3.1 support and dedicated bandwidth of 10 Gbps each, providing more bandwidth than other USB controllers. Thunderbolt 3 also supports 40 Gbps Thunderbolt™, USB, DisplayPort, and power all through a single USB-C connector. For the first time, one computer port connects to Thunderbolt devices, every display, and billions of USB devices. Visit the Thunderbolt Community at the Intel Developer Forum booth 931-942.