Thunderbolt 3

Forum discussion tagged with Thunderbolt 3.
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    Question Z270X Gaming 7 Thunderbolt 3 problems with Audio Interface

    So for the last couple years I have been using the UAD Apollo 8p audio interface with my windows 10 PC. It worked great until I decided to upgrade the storage. I went with a NvME M.2 Samsung SSD as my main drive. I also, have 3 other hard drives that hold media and plugins. Now when I go to...
  2. armpakorn

    Question USB 3.2 gen 2x2 to Thunderbolt 3 adapter?

    I have just bought SanDisk Extreme Pro Portable V2 2TB SSD which claims to support USB 3.2 gen 2x2 for its maximum read/write speed of 2000 Mb/s. Unfortunately, my laptop computer doesn't support USB 3.2 gen 2x2 but supports Thunderbolt 3 (which has a bandwidth of 40 Gbps so I think that can...
  3. dovedescent7

    Question Can you solve the Thunderbolt AIC compatibility mystery?

    Just switched from Intel to AMD after 20+ years. I just purchased the Ryzen 3700x + Gigabyte B550 Aorus Pro I want to add the LEAST EXPENSIVE Thunderbolt 3 AIC add in card since my mobo has a thunderbolt 3 header on the board. Considering GB Alpine Ridge THIS CARD My questions are general...
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    Question Questions about Thunderbolt 3 on the ASUS TUF GAMING B550-PLUS

    Hello, A friend of mine is looking to build a new gaming PC, and they have an LG Ultrafine 5K monitor for their Macbook. We were trying to find a way to make it work with a Windows PC, and it seems like using an Asus Thunderbolt card is the only way. They were looking to use a Ryzen 5 3600 in...
  5. MaiKeLin

    Question LG thunderbolt 3 monitor not detected on Dell xps17

    when I try connecting the monitor by usb-c the laptop starts charging, all USB devices plugged into the monitor connect to the pc, and it makes a sound signifying its connected but I cannot get it to detect the actual monitor input even after downloading all the newest drivers. The only way for...
  6. c0dine

    [SOLVED] HELP.. Can you make a Thunderbolt port ??

    I have a Mid 2010 Macbook Pro and I dont have Thunderbolt or a USB 3 port. My question is I know I can take out the optical CD rom drive and convert to a 2nd HD. But can I go from the SATA and make a thunderbolt or usb3 port i know it would have enough power. But is it possible??
  7. SuitoMitarashi

    Question can a thunderbolt 3 to dvi cable be able to display 144hz?

    so i have the Acer GN246HL and a Dell G5 15 5587 and the hdmi port on the monitor only goes up to 60hz and im just wondering if i could buy a thunderbolt 3 to dvi to make my monitor be able to display 144hz?
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    [SOLVED] Inspiron 14 5000 2-in-1 - Thunderbolt or Firewire solutions

    Hi I've bought this: https://www.dell.com/en-uk/work/shop/laptops/new-inspiron-14-5000-2-in-1/spd/inspiron-14-5491-2-in-1-laptop/bn51906?fbclid=IwAR2bL_L9nvYvt7J-mEbG8zjLzJ_OacImkdOp8IpOlGQuQssy81Na2Eag-hA Note no thunderbolt 3 or firewire. I am wondering, is there zero chance of getting...
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    [SOLVED] File transfers between Mac and PC using Thunderbolt 3?

    I have a PC (Windows 10 x64 ) with TB3 and I'd like to transfer files to and from my 2019 MacbookPro with TB3. I've tested all the TB3 ports and they all work on both the PC and Mac. I've got them connected using a TB3 cable. Now what do I do? I would love to be able to send files back and...
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    [SOLVED] Storage Solution Needed for Editing Large amount of Footage (RAW)

    I have been asked by a client to edit 26TB worth of footage into a feature film (not uncommon size). The footage is RAW files, which is why it's so large. This presents a storage AND editing problem: I need to store 26TB worth of footage, but ALSO access it. I don't need to play it back...
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    Question Can you fast charge a phone via the Thunderbolt 3 port on a laptop?

    Hi, So i want to buy a laptop for college work and I am thinking of getting the Matebook x pro 2018 with i7 and MX150, however i would like to know if i can fast charge my phone through the built in Thunderbolt 3 port so that I can charge the laptop through the other usb-c port and only use one...
  12. Teh_uberer

    Question Thunderbolt 3 monitor compatibility with 'regular' USB-C laptop

    Hello, I am in the market for a ultrawide monitor for my home office. I want to be able to connect my laptop to the monitor with an usb-c cable, transfer video/audio/charging my laptop at the same time. Basically, I want the monitor to be my docking station. I have looked into some monitors...
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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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    [SOLVED] 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 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.