thunderbolt 3

  1. simplemal

    Thunderbolt 3 issue with Gigabyte z170x Designare

    Hello guys and thank you for this site and your great work. I have made a computer with this hardware: - Gigabyte Z170x Designare - Intel i7-6700K - 32GB RAM Kingston HyperX - MSI GTX 980 ti Gaming 6G - Patriot Hellfire NVMe (for Windows) - Crucial MX300 272GB (for Sierra) - Apple Wi-Fi/BT...
  2. beelzebozo

    New Kaby Lake Intel NUCs

    Check out Ars Tecnica's coverage of new Kaby Lake based NUCs by Intel. They come in a few different CPU configurations with new ports and Thunderbolt 3 support and will probably range between $300 to $500 USD- two Core i3 models (NUC7i3BNK and NUC7i3BNH) two Core i5 models (NUC7i5BNK and...
  3. breadistheguy

    Alienware 13 R3 HDMI/DisplayPort Video Output - 2nd Monitor Possible?

    PROBLEM: External monitors are not working on DisplayPort or HDMI. I understand this may be impossible because the ports (HDMI / DP) may be directly connected to the GTX1060. I have a two adapters on order (TB3 to HDMI and TB3 to DisplayPort) to try the TB3/USB-C ports to see if they can...
  4. floris497

    Apple Thunderbolt 3 to Thunderbolt 2 adapter Skylake Z170X

    Hello All, Does anyone have succes with the Apple TB3 to TB2 adapter on GA-Z170X-UD5-TH? (Also running Nvidia GPU and NVMe Based Samsung 961 SSD, does the PCIe slot matter?) When I plug in the device (read: boot with the adapter in the port and TB to ethernet attached to it) it get's...
  5. marshzd

    My FCPX Build - Noob here, help me!

    Hey guys, I'm about to make this purchase so I wanted to see what you guys think, and if I'm going to run into any pitfalls. I've included links so you can take a look at the parts too. This is my first time, pushed into it because I just can't handle the current pricing Apple has going on, but...
  6. dmijic

    GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Designare

    My Configuration: GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Designare @ F20 BIOS INTEL Core i7-6700K 4.00GHz 1151 BOX 2 x HyperX 32GB Predator DDR4 3000MHz CL15 KIT HX430C15PB3K2/32 PALIT NE5X75T00941H GTX750Ti 2GB GDDR5 KalmX PICE I have followed official installation guide on this forum with couple of changes and I...
  7. Kuke

    *Noob Friendly* CustoMac Build Discussion and Buying Advice

    Hello all! I have been reading the TonyMac forums for quite some time without any type of participation. Since I am a proud member of Apple's horde of displaced professional users, I would like to learn more about CustoMac builds while contributing to the community. I've noticed the huge amount...
  8. nickv2002

    LG UltraFine 5K Build

    I'm interested in building a Hackintosh to support the new LG UltraFine 5K display. It's on the November Buyers Guide too. It uses Thunderbolt 3 over a USB C style connection to drive the display over 1 cable along with a USB C Hub, speakers, and a web camera. What's the recommended...
  9. aarhin

    Thunderbolt 3 Hackintosh?

    I've been thinking about building a Hackintosh with the Gigabyte GA-X99P-SLI mobo. I'm fully aware that x99 isn't totally supported, and that it takes a bit of effort to get it working. But the bigger question is: now that MacOS Sierra has Thunderbolt 3 support, what are the chances of getting...
  10. carlossless

    GC-ALPINE RIDGE in hands

    Hi guys, So after continuos searching and waiting and searching and waiting... I finally got the GC-ALPINE RIDGE in my hands. I'm still waiting for my TB3 to TB2 dongles, but will keep this thread updated once I get them and test with my macOS setup. Also, I assume everyone wants to know...
  11. musichack

    Thunderbolt 3 PCI-E Card GA-z97x-ud3h bk

    Hello Everyone is there a thunderbolt 3 Pcie Card that can be installed on my GA-z97x-UD3h Bk Motherboard so that i can use UNIVERSAL AUDIO APOLLO TWIN Thunderbolt 2 SOUNDCARD? Thankyou
  12. H

    New MacBook Pro - Good Sign for the Hackintosh Community

    Hello everyone, this is my first post. Admittedly I currently do not have a Hackintosh build myself, I'm waiting for AMD RX 480 or Nvidia GTX 1060 support to finalize my build. That being said, I would like to point out the possible significance of Apple's new MacBook Pro release. We all know...
  13. RaviCarman

    Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH hackintosh build

    Hello tonymac forum, I'm looking for details about a hackintosh build using the ga-z170x-uds TH motherboard. I have seen a thread describing how to build it out but I want to know about the thunderbolt functionality. I need thunderbolt 2 support. this board comes with thunderbolt 3. El...
  14. erwin9

    El Capitan / Thunderbolt Audio Interfaces / Startech TH3 to TH

    Hi guys, i finally managed to get my new build working but there´s still one Issue remaining. I need to use my Focusrite Clarett 8Prex via Thunderbolt and tried a lot of things, but it just won´t work...
  15. apostolosn

    Thunderbolt 3 motherboards

    Are there any motherboards with native Thunderbolt 3, especially in the Custom Mac Pro builds?
  16. pigubaoza

    Gigabyte GC-ALPINE RIDGE

    Hi all, I am looking for a future proof portable motherboard with Thunderbolt 3 (to use in Windows, and hopefully OSX once Apple supports it), but really in need of getting the rig as soon as possible. I've taken a look at the Gigabyte-Z170X-UD5 TH, but it is ATX, and I would really prefer...
  17. bubblepipemedia

    is Thunderbolt3 important for future proofing?

    I do audio for a living and I hear thunderbolt talked about in good was when it comes to audio interfaces. But beyond that specific usage, I'm also asking if Thunderbolt 3 will be important for a long term computer build? Or do you think USB3 2.1 will be enough for a long haul? (I'm hoping to...
  18. bryandimaio

    Gigabyte GA-Z170X-UD5 TH Thunderbolt 3 Support Yet?

    I just noticed that the April Buyer's Guide was updated to include support for the GA-Z170X-UD5-TH motherboard. Does this mean we'll be able to use Thunderbolt 3 or will it just be seen as a USB 3.0 bus?
  19. Getwired

    USB 3.1 Gen 2 / II Support?

    Hello all! I'm about to undertake my first build, an X99A w/ I7-5930, 64GB DDR4, blah blah blah, and my MSI SLI Plus motherboard has dual USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type A ports. Gen 2 USB cables are few and far between even now, but I suspect they will be coming on strong in the next couple of quarters...
  20. beelzebozo

    Intel’s 40 Gbps “Alpine Ridge” Thunderbolt Coming in 2015

    Tech Powerup revealed that Intel's next-gen Thunderbolt technology named "Alpine Ridge" will pack a punch when it comes to versatility, if the specs remain unchanged. It will launch sometime in 2015 along with Intel's Core "Skylake" CPUs. Thunderbolt 2 currently supports up to 20 Gbps of...