The drive for faster and more efficient interfaces, particularly those over cables, is driven by a large number of consumer devices producing and displaying higher definition content. This only ever continues to grow, and thus the ecosystem around data transfer has to catch up – one prong of this voyage is that of the Intel Thunderbolt controller. Now in its second generation format, Thunderbolt 2 offers up to 20 Gbps of PCIe and DisplayPort data across the controller. The most famous device to be equipped with the controller comes from Apple in the new Mac Pro, however PC partners are also joining in the game. The sword today is being wielded by GIGABYTE, and their Z87X-UD7 TH motherboard.
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Mike Andrawes on 1/18/2002
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 1/4/2002
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 12/17/2001
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/19/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 11/3/2001
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 10/24/2001
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/26/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 9/12/2001
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 9/11/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 8/24/2001
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Anand Lal Shimpi on 7/31/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 6/13/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 6/7/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 6/3/2001
Gigabyte brings us dual Socket-370 performance with their VIA Apollo Pro 133A
implementation. Does it have what it takes to make it against ABIT's, MSI's and
Iwill's Apollo Pro...
Mike Andrawes on 5/28/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 5/9/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 4/18/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 4/9/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 3/27/2001
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Mike Andrawes on 3/15/2001