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post #10 of (permalink) Old 03-06-2019, 07:12 AM
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Quote: Originally Posted by ilmazzo View Post
TB3 is only on expensive laptops that already have good internal gpus so it is a waste of money and time imho
Not really.
If we leave apple out of it, there are numerous laptops that come with at least one USB-C that is thunderbolt, even ranging in the 600$ price tags.

Intel has been pushing it, and considering they support it natively, and so many utilities start to use it, manufacturers are following suit and add it to their system. It doesn't cost them anything, and if it attracts some extra customers, why not?

And considering more cheaper eGPU solutions comes out, it makes it easier to buy a laptop with decent CPU but crappy GPU, and still gain some benefits.


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