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Chip Shot: Introducing Thunderbolt™ 3 – The USB-C That Does It All


Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Technology

Today at Computex in Taipei Intel unveiled Thunderbolt™ 3 – marking the biggest advancement since the technology’s inception. Thunderbolt 3 brings Thunderbolt to USB-C at 40Gbps, creating one compact port that does it all – delivering the fastest and 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 PC cable, while also supplying power. Initial products with Thunderbolt 3 are expected to start shipping before the end of this year, and ramp in 2016. Read more in this blog post and visit the online press kit for more information.