What is Thunderbolt 4?
Thunderbolt 4 is the latest generation of Thunderbolt.
Thunderbolt 4 is an upgraded cable connection interface from Intel capable of powering your devices, transferring data, and displaying a video source to an external monitor all at once — all with just one port.Thunderbolt 4 can most simply be described as the port to end all ports.
Difference of Thunderbolt 4 & Thunderbolt 3
- Speed: Thunderbolt 4 increased the minimum PCIE link bandwidth requirements from 16Gbps to 32Gbps and added support for dual 4K displays (at 60 Hz) using the Display Port 1.4 protocol.
- Wake PC from Sleep: Allows a PC to be brought out of hibernation with peripherals that are connected through a dock.
- Security: Support for Intel VT-d DMA (Direct Memory Access) protection for virtual machines.
The Benefits of Gaming with Thunderbolt 4
Docking solutions are particularly beneficial for laptops with limited external ports.
- External Upgrades: External SSD & external Graphics.
- Cables Are Simple & Easy to Identify