Thunderbolt 3

Forum discussion tagged with Thunderbolt 3.
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    Question Can you make a DIY GPU enclosure

    I've been doing some research to get a Egpu so I can have a powerful laptop with good battery life and still be able to come home plug it in an use my HTC vive. I've been doping some browsing and I can only find pre-built enclosures for thunderbolt 3. I have seen you can use mini PCI if you just...
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    [SOLVED] Is a USB-C SSD dock compatible with a thunderbolt adapter?

    I want to connect a SSD dock with USB gen 3 II type c output to a 10 GbE port on the switch and I found a thunderbolt 3 to 10 GbE adapter (QNAP QNA-T310G1S). Are thunderbolt 3 and usb c interchangeable here? Everything I've found suggests they should be but I can't find a definitive answer. I'm...
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    Question Jerry rig Thunderbolt 3 to a laptop?

    So I've been learning up on ways to implement eGPUs, and looking into thunderbolt and the less popular m.2 method, and I was wondering: If PCIe x4 cards like this one...
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    Question What Z390 chipset motherboards accept an ASUS Thunderbolt 3 add-in card?

    I went to ASUS website and asked if I could add two EVGA GTX 1070 FTW Ultra Silent graphics cards and an ASUS Thunderbolt 3 card to a Z390-Pro gaming MB and they said I would need to buy a ROG Maximus Extreme MB. That is way out of my price range at ~$600. Any suggestions?
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    Question HDMI+USB Switch

    Does anyone know of a switch or hub which i can use to switch peripherals between my PC and my Laptop? I have two displays and a keyboard and mouse that i need to switch between the two computers. The Laptop has a Thunderbolt 3, DisplayPort and VGA outputs, the PC has DisplayPort and HDMI...
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    Question Basic USB-C to Thunderbolt 3 Question

    Can I connect a Thunderbolt 3 HUB to a MacBook 12" (non-Thunderbolt 3) USB-C port and still have all HUB ports usable (ignoring drop in transfer speed)? HUB in question: OWC Thunderbolt 3 Dock https://www.owcdigital.com/products/thunderbolt-3-dock-14-port I know OWC sells USB-C HUB model, but...
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    Question Extremely annoying static noise from audio interface

    So recently I bought a Universal Audio Arrow 2x4 Thunderbolt 3 Interface and a gc titan card to hook it up through, and I get this really loud irritating static noise when I try to monitor my inputs such as an instrument or microphone. I have no clue of why it's doing this except the fact the...
  8. Feature USB 4: Everything We Know So Far

    USB 4 promises a host of benefits that include faster transfer speeds, better management of video and optional compatibility with Thunderbolt 3. Read more here. AVRAM PILTCH @apiltch Avram Piltch is Tom's Hardware's editor-in-chief. When he's not playing with the latest gadgets at work, you'll...
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    Question Freesync/G-sync on a laptop?

    So here's the problem. I have an acer predator helios 300 (nvidia 1060 6 gb, intel core i7-7700hq, 16 gbs of ddr4 laptop ram.) I recently bought the acer XFA-240. a $200 1080p 144 hzs freesync monitor. i bought it for the soul reason that is was deemed "g-sync compatible" by nvidia. I have been...
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    Question Are there any raid 0 external m.2 nvme with thunderbolt 3?

    I would like to max out thunderbolt 3 5GB/s speed. 2 raid 0 ssd m.2 nvme should do it. Are there any enclosures that would do it for me? Only solutions with thunderbolt 3 i see, have 1 ssd slot, and speed maxes out at 3 GB/s.
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    What games can I run?

    What kind of games can my PC handle? Specs: Nvidia GTX 960 2GB AMD 10 7850k 8gb ram