“The super-slim 12-inch Apple MacBook brought a radical design change to laptops with its USB Type-C port, but it won’t support faster Thunderbolt 3 data transfers,” Agam Shah reports for IDG News Service.
“Intel at Computex announced Thunderbolt 3 that can transfer data between computers and external peripherals at speeds of 40Gbps, the fastest among connector technologies today,” Shah reports. “The technology is two times faster than its predecessor, Thunderbolt 2, which is in many Macs today.”
“Thunderbolt 3 is designed for Intel’s Skylake chips, which will ship in the second half, and 30 laptops and desktops supporting the connector technology are expected to ship by the end of the year,” Shah reports. “So users can expect Thunderbolt 3 ports to appear in Skylake-based Macs.”
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