More Speed

Speed/Transfer -Faster data transfer. Four times faster than the speed of USB 3.1, while also being backwards compatible with existing USB . The quickest Bi-directional cable.

How fast? 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute - Thunderbolt™ can transfer this data in less than 20 seconds. Back up a year’s worth of continuous MP3 music playback in just over 5 minutes. Transfer 3 hours of 4K GoPro footage in less than a minute.

More Pixels

More Pixels

Compatible with one 5k monitoror or two 4k monitors simultaneously, each at 60 fps.

• Twice the video bandwidth of any other cable
• Single-cable connection for two 4K 60Hz or a 5K 60Hz display
• 2 streams (eight lanes) of DisplayPort* 1.2 or HDMI 1.4

More Power

Charge – Based on USB power delivery.

• Optional notebook charging up to 100W while simutaneously supporting data and display transfer.
• Standard 15W to bus-powered devices


More Protocols

• Bi-directional, multi-protocol (Thunderbolt, DisplayPort and USB)
• Thunderbolt:
  • 4 lanes of PCI Express Gen 3
  • 8 lanes of DisplayPort 1.2 - Supports two 4K displays (4096 x 2160 30bpp @ 60 Hz)
• USB 3.1 (10 Gbps) – compatible with existing USB devices and cables
• DisplayPort 1.2:
  • Connect DVI, HDMI, and VGA displays via adapters