Thunderbolt 3 USB-C maximum data transfer rate on Dell systems

Thunderbolt 3 USB-C maximum data transfer rate on Dell systems



This article gives information about Thunderbolt 3 - USB-C transfer rates on Dell systems


Thunderbolt 3 - USB-C transfer rates on Dell systems

Thunderbolt 3 may only reach a maximum data transfer rate of around 7 to 22Gbps even though it is advertised with 40Gbps

Although Thunderbolt 3 is advertised with a bidirectional total data transfer rate of 40Gbps, simple data transfer like networking data or storage data are limited to a total of 22Gbps as per the official Thunderbolt 3 specifications.

Depending on what CPU, Chipset, Memory, Hard Disk Drive and the amount of available PCIe Lanes used, the actual data transfer rate can be limited even further.

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Article ID: SLN307875

Last Date Modified: 07/27/2018 02:10 PM


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