CORSAIR Introduces New Thunderbolt 4 Dock
In July 2020, Intel released the Thunderbolt 4 protocol. Compared with the previous generation, the bandwidth of the Thunderbolt 4 protocol has not been improved, it is still 40Gbps, but it has brought many improvements: support for a single 8K display, and the data bandwidth transmitted through PCIe has increased from the original 16Gbps to 32Gbps, etc. Intel has built-in Thunderbolt 4 controllers since the 11th generation of mobile processors, and notebooks certified by Intel Evo must also support Thunderbolt 4 interfaces. Under the vigorous promotion of Intel, more and more notebooks are equipped with this interface, and more and more manufacturers have launched corresponding docking stations.
Recently, CORSAIR announced the launch of the TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 dock, which can provide more high-speed interfaces for Macs, notebooks, Chromebooks, and other devices. The TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 is made of aluminum, gray in color, measures 222 x 83 x 25mm, and weighs 0.4Kg. TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 can be used in Mac OS 10.14 Mojave and later, Windows 10 and later.
In terms of interfaces, from left to right on the front of the TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 is an SD card slot (supports UHS-II), a 3.5mm headphone headset port, one Type-A (10Gbps) interface, one Type-C interface (10Gps), one Thunderbolt 4 interface.
On the back are a power port, three Thunderbolt 4 ports, an RJ45 network port with a rate of 2.5Gbps, two Type-A (10Gbps) ports, and an anti-theft lock.
TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 comes with two video adapter cables: Type-C to HDMI and Type-C to DP, through the adapter cable, TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 supports up to two 4K 60Hz displays.
The Thunderbolt port on the front panel supports charging a compatible notebook or MacBook at up to 96W. Other Thunderbolt ports or Type-C ports support up to 15W output, which can charge mobile devices such as mobile phones or tablets, and Type-A ports support up to 7.5W output.
The TBT200 Thunderbolt 4 dock is available for sale, priced at $340.