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What is the Thunderbolt?

2021-03-19

What is the Thunderbolt?

 

People who are new to laptops dont know what the USB-C port is, nor what Thunderbolt is. They only know that MACBOOK PRO has a Thunderbolt 3 port. Simply put, the Thunderbolt interface is an alternative to USB TYPE-C

 

What is the Thunderbolt3.0?

 

Next, lets take a look at the technical specifications of Thunderbolt 3.0

1. Thunderbolt 3 support-Thunderbolt, USB, DisplayPort (DP) and Power Delivery (PD) protocols on the USB-C connector.

 

2. The Thunderbolt 3 interface uses the USB TYPE-C standard.

 

3. Up to 40Gbps data transmission speed-twice as fast as the Raiden 2 generation.

 

4. Two-way dual protocol (PCI Express and DisplayPort).

 

5. Four-channel PCIe Gen 3 allows the video card to be externally connected to a notebook computer to increase processing power.

 

6. Eight-channel DP1.2 (HBR2 and MST)-supports two 4K displays at 60Hz or a single 5K display at 60Hz.

 

7. USB 3.1 Gen2 data support (10 Gbps)-compatible with existing USB devices and cables.

 

8. DP1.2-Compatible with existing DisplayPort displays, equipment and cables. Users can connect DVI, HDMI and VGA monitors through an adapter.

 

9. Network-Built-in 10GbE full-duplex (two-way bidirectional flow) connection between computers.

 

10. Daisy Chaining can link up to six devices to a single Thunderbolt 3 port.

 

Raiden 3 integrated function

 

Raiden 3 specifications