News tagged: Thunderbolt 3
No laptop is perfect nor will ever be, but among all of them, we can say that Dell's XPS lineup is definitely one of the best. The XPS 15 9560 is one of the best, if not the best laptop for content creation, but Dell hopes to make it even better for 2018.
Sonnet Technologies isn't the most popular company and you might never heard about it, but the company has now unveiled an all-new paradigm in Thunderbolt connected external GPU (eGPU) device called eGFX Breakaway Puck. The main difference compared to most other
At the ongoing SIGGRAPH 2017 trade show in Los Angeles, NVIDIA has announced external GPU solutions featuring the powerful Titan Xp and Quadro graphics cards. These external GPU solutions are made to upgrade the capability of notebooks to support new workflows such as
NVIDIA announced new entry-level Pascal graphics card for notebooks in May, but we are still waiting to see first devices with it. One of the first notebooks that will have the new entry-level NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card is the refreshed HP Envy 13.
Thin notebooks with powerful graphics card are still not very popular due to various reasons, such as overheating, weight and high price tags, but if you want e.g. 13.3-inch Ultrabook with powerful graphics card, then your best chance is to buy a Thunderbolt 3 external GPU dock.
It looks like Dell made a small mistake while designing the new XPS 9360, 9550, 9560, and Precision M5510, M5520 laptops. If you are about to use Thunderbolt 3 ports, be aware that you won't reach their full potential as the ports are not running at advertised x4 3.0 (32 Gbps)
With latest MacBook Pro laptops, Apple went all in on the new port, by only implementing Thunderbolt 3 (USB Type-C). While that isn't necessarily a bad thing, it looks like new models are incompatible with existing Thunderbolt 3 devices as learned by Plugable from series of tests
During yesterday's event, we thought that Apple will announce new Thunderbolt Display, since the last model is officially discontinued. That didn't happen, but LG did announce a new pair of monitors to go along with the latest Apple MacBook Pro notebooks.
Manufacturers want to make notebooks as thin as possible and yet keep the performance level as close to the desktop PCs as possible. The biggest problem is to cool down the components and lately we are starting to see more external GPU docks, which could be a great solution.
Intel has introduced Thunderbolt 3 and along with speed improvements, the new Thunderbolt uses the same port design as USB-C. As a result, Thunderbolt can be used on devices that have a USB port. This could allow new MacBook owners to use Thunderbolt without an adapter.