Experience blistering Thunderbolt 3 speeds and any-way-up connectivity
- Breathtaking 40Gbps for faster transfers
- A single port integrating Thunderbolt™ 3, reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2
- Supports the USB Power Delivery specification for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W
Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and up to 36W charging
Thunderbolt™ 3 means faster, bigger and more, all through a single cable with a sleek, any-way-up connector — and ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 is the quick-to-fit expansion card that enables you to upgrade today!
At a breathtaking 40Gbps you’ll experience faster transfers, with four times (4X) the data speeds of any other cable and twice (2X) the video bandwidth.
By integrating reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2, the ThunderboltEX 3 gears you up for compatibility with the latest high-speed devices, from super-fast external drives to 4K UHD displays. ThunderboltEX 3 supports the USB Power Delivery specification for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W, and you can even daisy-chain up to six devices from a single port — and our card even includes an additional USB 3.1 Type-A connector for total convenience and compatibility!
When you fit ThunderboltEX 3 you’ll also enjoy peer-to-peer networking at screaming 10Gbps speeds, enabling you to transfer files in the blink of an eye, perform easy PC migrations, or set up small workgroups with shared storage!
Upgrade your motherboard in just three simple steps!
- Easy upgrade: Slide ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 into PCI-Express 3.0 x4 slot
- Compatible with ASUS motherboards: Connect the card to the onboard Thunderbolt header with the supplied system-link cable
- DisplayPort 1.2 support: Attach the supplied DisplayPort cable to the card and the onboard DisplayPort connector
Turn on your computer, connect your Thunderbolt devices and enjoy the incredible speed!
Intel® Thunderbolt™ 3 Controller
PCI Express 3.0 x4 (compatible with PCI Express x16/x8/x4 slots)
- External Connectors
1 x Thunderbolt™ 3 port (USB TypeC)
- up to 40Gbps for Thunderbolt devices
- up to 10Gbps for USB 3.1 Gen 2 devices
- up to 12V/3A, 36W charging support
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 port (Type-A, support up to 10Gbps)
1 x 9 pin TB header
- Operating System
Windows® 8.1 64-bit
Windows® 8 64-bit
Windows® 7 32-bit
Windows® 7 64-bit
1 x mini DisplayPort Cable (links graphics output from motherboard's or discrete graphics card's DisplayPort to the mini DisplayPort IN port on the ThunderboltEX 3 card)
1 x ASUS TB header cable (connects ASUS motherboard's TB header with ThunderboltEX 3 card's TB header)
- Support Disc
Thunderbolt™ 3 driver inside
- Compatible Model
ROG RAMPAGE VI EXTREME
TUF X299 MARK 1
TUF X299 MARK 2
MAXIMUS IX HERO
TUF Z270 Mark 1
SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1
SABERTOOTH Z170 S
MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME
MAXIMUS VIII HERO
MAXIMUS VIII RANGER
RAMPAGE V EXTREME/U3.1
RAMPAGE V EXTREME
Supports DisplayPort 1.2* with max. resolution 4096 x 2160@60/24Hz
* X99-E WS/USB 3.1 and X99-E WS support ThunderboltEX 3 card at PCIEX16_2 slot.
3.35 inch x 3.94 inch (10cm*8.5cm)