At 40 Gb/s, it’s the fastest port available on a computer today
8x faster than USB 3.0 and 4x more video bandwidth than HDMI
Transfer a 4K movie in less than 30 seconds
Back up a year’s worth of continuous MP3s in five minutes
Plus, connect to any display, Thunderbolt, or USB device
Thunderbolt™ 3 brings lightning speed and performance to USB-C, creating one thin, reversible compact port that delivers the fastest2, most versatile connection to any dock, display, or data device.
More Features & Specs
Thunderbolt™, USB, DisplayPort, and power on USB-C
USB-C connector and cables (small, reversible)
40 Gb/s: Thunderbolt™ 3 – double the speed of Thunderbolt™ 2
– Bi-directional, dual-protocol (PCI Express and DisplayPort)
– PCI Express Gen 3
– DisplayPort 1.2 – supports two 4K displays (4096 x 2160 30bpp @ 60 Hz)
USB 3.1 (10 Gb/s) – compatible with existing USB devices and cables
DisplayPort 1.2 – compatible with existing DisplayPort displays, devices, and cables
– Connect DVI, HDMI, and VGA displays via adapters
– Up to 100W system charging
– 15W to bus-powered devices
– 10Gb Ethernet connection between computers
Daisy chain up to six devices
Lowest latency for PCI Express audio
1 Thunderbolt™ 3 provides DisplayPort, which can natively connect to all displays with DisplayPort and mini-DisplayPort, and via adapters can connect to all other modern display interfaces, including HDMI, DVI, and VGA.
2 As compared to other PC I/O connection technologies including eSATA, USB, and IEEE 1394 Firewire. Performance will vary depending on the specific hardware and software used. Must use a Thunderbolt-enabled device.