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If you have a newer laptop that does not have the required ports, the peripheral manufacturerYou might be interested in things like plugging in storage devices, network cables, headphones, and external monitors. The $249 base can be used with Macs running Apple’s new Big Sur operating system and Windows laptops equipped with Intel’s 11th-generation Core processors (code-named Tiger Lake)-the only laptop that supports the new Thunderbolt 4 version Intel High Speed Connect Technology laptop.
The docking station can be conveniently used when you want to connect your laptop to a bunch of devices when you are at work or in the home office. A single cable plugs into a single laptop port to accommodate various devices.
A major improvement in Thunderbolt 4 is that you can now plug multiple Thunderbolt devices into a hub or docking station instead of just one. OWC’s new Thunderbolt docking station has three Thunderbolt ports, and you can also plug USB-C devices into them. Thunderbolt 4 should also work more reliably on Windows laptops, but its maximum speed of 40 gigabits per second is the same as Thunderbolt 3.
OWC’s new Thunderbolt Dock was announced at this year’s online-only CES, with the following features: three Thunderbolt 4 ports, which also accept USB-C devices; the fourth Thunderbolt port connects to the PC and provides up to 90 watts of charging power; An old USB-A port runs at a relatively slow USB 2 speed, which is very suitable for keyboards and other devices; Three USB-A ports run at 10Gbps; 1 Gigabit Ethernet port; 1 SD card slot; A 3.5 mm audio port for headphones or microphones.
Each Thunderbolt port on the dock can handle up to two 4K displays or 8K displays.
Other OWC devices on CES 2021
OWC also announced several other products at CES:
ofRugged external hard drives, ranging in size from 240GB to 2TB, can be plugged into USB-A, USB-C and Thunderbolt ports. It will be listed in January. The cost is $169 for 240GB, $199 for 480GB, $299 for 1TB and $479 for 2TB. These drives are dust and water resistant and can transfer data at a speed of 2,800 megabytes per second.
65 USDThere are two 3.2Gbps USB-A ports, an HDMI 2.0 port, an SD card reader, a Gigabit Ethernet port and a USB-C port for connecting a laptop power adapter. It will be available before the end of March.
ofThe 3.5-inch drive chassis can accommodate up to four SSDs based on NVMe M.2 flash memory. The four storage modules can be connected as a RAID device to provide better data protection. U2 Shuttle, priced at $149, will be available in January and can be plugged into computers with U.2 ports and certain OWC storage devices.