Intel’s Thunderbolt 4 Will Raise The Bar For USB C Devices

  • AUTHOR: dua
  • POSTED ON: July 10, 2020

Latest news from Intel
is that it will be launching Thunderbolt 4 connection standard along with USB4

Thunderbolt will
supposedly have a 40Gbps speed and Intel is apparently offering high video and
data requirements to support multi-port hubs. Now the Thunderbolt 4 computers
will be mandated to support either the two 4K displays or the one with the 8K
display as well as the PCIe data transfer speeds of up to 3Gbps. Furthermore,
the new standard will allow Thunderbolt 4 docks and monitors with around four
Thunderbolt 4 ports, which is an upgrade because Thunderbolt 3 could only allow
3. Of course, you can use Thunderbolt 3 accessories with Thunderbolt 4.

To make the experience
more enjoyable, Intel has added stricter hardware requirements for Thunderbolt

Thunderbolt 4 has
actually gone big instead of going home and that’s why it has added no complexity
and has been up and fair about the operation and functions of it. Thunderbolt
cables and accessories are slightly more costly than USB-C cables because of
higher hardware demands.

The computer and
accessories along with Thunderbolt 4 ports will be launched later this year.

Updated July 10, 2020
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