Thunderbolt™ Technology Performance, Simplicity, Flexibility
Revolutionary I/O technology
The fastest connection to your PC1
Transforming high-speed, dual-protocol I/O with unmatched performance and bi-directional speed, Thunderbolt™ technology provides flexibility and simplicity for innovative, thin system designs like laptops and Ultrabooks™.
Expand system capabilities on a single cable
Connect your PC to multiple devices and transfer data at 10Gbps speed, making it easy to do and see what you want, when you want. Supporting data transfers with PCI Express* and video transfers with DisplayPort* while daisy chaining up to six devices, Thunderbolt™ technology delivers new levels of flexibility for high-performance expansion and media creation.
Transform laptop mobility into desktop possibility
Thunderbolt technology connects to high-performance peripherals like graphics adapters, video and audio editors, and storage devices, and combines bi-directional data and video I/O performance for rapidly creating and sharing content. Transfer an HD quality movie in less than a minute2, back up one year of continuous MP3 playback in just over 10 minutes3, and easily synchronize content between devices for revolutionary performance and productivity.