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post #4 of (permalink) Old 03-05-2019, 03:54 PM
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From what I heard, USB4 laptops will basically connect directly to Thunderbolt 3 devices and should recognize them and work with them as if they were USB4 devices from the start. USB4 essentially copied the Thunderbolt 3 spec verbatim and since TB3 has provision for USB protocols, USB4/TB3 supersedes USB3.x in every way.

Alternatively, current TB3 enabled laptops like MacBook pro's will essentially will be compatible with USB4 devices.

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