Thunderbolt EX 3 PCI Express 3.0 x4 Card from Asus

ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 Card, integrates Thunderbolt 3, reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2, PCI Express 3.0 x4

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Scan code: LN74154 Manufacturer code: 90MC03V0-M0EAY0 Request call
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Product Overview Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and up to 36W charging
Thunderbolt™ 3 means faster, bigger and more, all through a single cable with a sleek, any-way-up connector — and ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 is the quick-to-fit expansion card that enables you to upgrade today!

Experience blistering Thunderbolt 3 speeds and any-way-up connectivity
• Breathtaking 40Gbps for faster transfers.
• A single port integrating Thunderbolt™ 3, reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2.
• Supports the USB Power Delivery specification for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W. Features Faster
At a breathtaking 40Gbps you'll experience faster transfers, with four times (4X) the data speeds of any other cable and twice (2X) the video bandwidth.

More connectivity
By integrating reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2, the ThunderboltEX 3 gears you up for compatibility with the latest high-speed devices, from super-fast external drives to 4K UHD displays. ThunderboltEX 3 supports the USB Power Delivery specification for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W, and you can even daisy-chain up to six devices from a single port — and our card even includes an additional USB 3.1 Type-A connector for total convenience and compatibility!

10-gigabit networking
When you fit ThunderboltEX 3 you'll also enjoy peer-to-peer networking at screaming 10Gbps speeds, enabling you to transfer files in the blink of an eye, perform easy PC migrations, or set up small workgroups with shared storage!

Compatible Models:
• Z170-PREMIUM
• Z170-DELUXE
• Z170-PRO
• Z170-A
• Z170-AR
• SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1
• SABERTOOTH Z170 S
• MAXIMUS VIII EXTREME
• MAXIMUS VIII HERO
• MAXIMUS VIII RANGER
• X99-DELUXE II
• X99-DELUXE
• X99-PRO/USB 3.1
• X99-PRO
• X99-A/USB 3.1
• X99-A
• X99-A II
• X99-E
• SABERTOOTH X99
• RAMPAGE V EXTREME/U3.1
• RAMPAGE V EXTREME
Specifications
Interface PCIe 3.0 (x4)
Internal Connectors  
External Connectors
  • 1 x mini DisplayPort (In)
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3 port (Type-C)
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Type A
Power Connector 1 x 9pin TB header
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
1 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
ASUS
Telephone:
01442 265548
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ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 Card, integrates Thunderbolt 3, reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2, PCI Express 3.0 x4 is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 4.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product but needs more documentation Installation on a Maximus VIII Ranger was easy. Initially the PC didn't recognize the card and it had no functionality. I went into the BIOS which Windows 10 keeps carefully hidden, and found that Thunderbolt was disabled by default, and after enabling it the card works. No mention of this in the instructions! Also it is not clear if I actually need the display port connection. My graphics card doesn't have one, so I used the on board display port connection. I intend using the card for rapid backups of large files, e.g photo collections, so if I don't need the display port connection that too could be made clear in the instructions. I tried registering the product on the ASUS website and haven't yet found the catagory to which it belongs on their drop down menus. So. great product but better documentation would be useful.
Date published: 2017-08-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent. In my quest for ever diminishing input and output latency in music studio recording and the holy grail of real-time direct monitoring from the digital audio workstation software I recently built an Asus Z290/Intel Kabylake.... PC running the latest version of Cubase; 9. The interface consisted of a Focusrite Clarett 8 Pre thunderbolt interface. The ASUS thunderbolt card was easy to install and worked really well with the Clarett 8 pre. Focusrite are still hard at work creating the Thunderbolt 3 drivers for W10 so the fact that the card was backwards compatible with Thunderbolt 2 (and1) was crucial. My studio is now effectively latency free and my quest is over. When the W10 Thunderbolt 3 drivers from Focusrite become available I'm worried that if the latency goes down even more (which it definitely will) I'll start hearing the notes before I've played them!!
Date published: 2017-02-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thunderbolt on Windows 10 Can`t fault this card worked fisrt time installed on Asus Rampage V Extreme connected to Motu 1248 Audio Interface. Did have to use Startech Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt adapter but then the 1248 is Thunderblot 2 so not surprising. The speed increase is superb. Using usb I did get some latency problems but they have all gone now Using DP 9.0 as my Daw. Brilliant piece of kit
Date published: 2017-01-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does Not Work! I purchased this item and after installing the card per the instructions have yet to get it working. I have all the prerequisite hardware (X-99 deluxe) but it seems that even Asus's own tech team dont know how to get the card working. very dissapointed with the overall purchase. This is not the fault of Scan.co.uk, but that of ASUS and their terrible customer support team.
Date published: 2016-08-25
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Questions & Answers

Compatible with Asus Zenith x399 board

Asked by: 3dwannab
Hello, This would not be compatible with the Zenith X399 as the board requires an internal Thunderbolt header to support this device. Regards,
Answered by: JackB
Date published: 2017-10-03
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Thunderbolt EX 3 PCI Express 3.0 x4 Card from Asus
Thunderbolt EX 3 PCI Express 3.0 x4 Card from Asus