Thunderbolt Technology Blog

2018-01-22 12:00

By Jason Ziller, General Manager – Client Connectivity Division, Intel

Thunderbolt 3 at CES

CES 2018 was a great showcase for many exciting new Thunderbolt™ 3 based products.  During the event there were more than 15 new PCs and more than 30 new peripherals launched.  There were new Notebook and Desktop PC designs announced and a variety of peripheral types including Displays, Storage, Docks, External Graphics, and more which clearly showcased the significant growth of the Thunderbolt 3 ecosystem.

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2018-01-04 00:00

By Jason Ziller, General Manager – Client Connectivity Division, Intel

Thunderbolt 3

Today we are announcing the Intel Thunderbolt™ 3 controller JHL7x40 series, code named Titan Ridge. Comprised of three controllers, the JHL7x40 series is a compatible extension of the current line of Intel JHL6x40 Thunderbolt 3 controllers, code named Alpine Ridge. The JHL7540 and 7340 controllers provide computer makers the same Thunderbolt 3 40Gb/s performance and feature set as Alpine Ridge, and also adds DisplayPort 1.4 capability for increased video performance.

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2017-11-21 15:43

Ravi Gananathan, Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX Marketing

Thunderbolt 3 eGFX

Are you ready to experience power-house gaming and media creation on a new thin-and-light laptop paired with a Thunderbolt™ 3 external graphics (eGFX) device? If so, here are a few tips to inform your purchase of a new PC and eGFX device.

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2017-11-17 12:31

Ravi Gananathan, Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX Marketing

Thunderbolt 3 eGFX

Thunderbolt™ 3 brings to notebook PCs the ability to dramatically expand functionality with a simple plug-and-play connection to a Thunderbolt 3 external graphics (eGFX) or a PCIe expansion device.

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2017-10-27 10:35

Ravi Gananathan, Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX Marketing

With external graphics (eGFX) announcements from Apple*, HP* and Nvidia*, the Thunderbolt™ 3 external graphics ecosystem is rapidly evolving to offer consumers the opportunity to enjoy high performance graphics with thin and light laptops for gaming as well as professional/commercial applications.  These announcements evidence expanded capabilities and support around Thunderbolt 3 eGFX solutions and trigger new business opportunities for ecosystem companies as well as a broadened array of product options for consumer and enterprise users.

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2017-10-04 23:00

There is no question, Thunderbolt™ 3 complements the amazing performance gains highlighted in the recent introduction of 8th Gen Intel® Core i5 and i7 mobile platforms.

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2017-09-29 08:04

Thunderbolt 3 eGFX Solution

A New Choice for Heavy Graphics Users

With Thunderbolt 3 External Graphics (eGFX) gamers and heavy graphics users who are mobile, now have more options to get the graphics experiences they want.

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2017-07-28 14:02

Thunderbolt Sunrise

Making summer 2017 even more enjoyable, the Thunderbolt™ 3 ecosystem continues to grow significantly with many new Hosts and Devices being announced. Thunderbolt 3 also received good press coverage in the first half of the year, including our plans to integrate Thunderbolt 3 into future Intel CPUs and to provide the protocol specification to the industry. Additionally Microsoft announced enhanced support for Thunderbolt 3 device plug-and-play and Apple announced future support for external graphics.

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2017-04-21 12:02

Ravi Gananathan, Thunderbolt™ 3 eGFX Marketing

Enthusiasm for external graphics is growing, with support from AMD and NVIDIA as well as major PC OEMs and many 3rd party device vendors. Staying true to our objective of delivering plug-and-play external graphics solution, Intel is building a healthy Thunderbolt™ 3 External Graphics (eGFX) eco-system.

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2017-04-18 13:12

By Gary Adcock, Digital Imaging Technician (DIT) for TV and Film Industry

Game Changing Cost Effectiveness and Career Enhancement

As one of the earliest adopters of Thunderbolt™, my work in digital TV and Film is constantly changing as my colleagues and I seek cutting edge productivity gains and breakthrough creative tools to drive cinematography.  In the beginning, it was all about blazing fast data to rapidly process and move uncompressed 4K video in production and post.  Thunderbolt performed brilliantly making this transformation seamless, cost effective and pervasive across every phase of workflow.

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