According to the new plan of Intel Can be bought Motherboard Today and add Thunderbolt Later.
Intel is working with computer makers and motherboards to offer motherboards to support technologyThunderbolt
With a special card. These boards will be branded as boards Thunderbolt Ready
, Meaning that the user can add the card whenever he wants. Intel
He hopes that this upgrade will expand the footprint of the ".Thunderbolt
according to Intel
The upgrade process will be easy:Thunderbolt
Connected to, PCI-Express
All cables and accessories will come with the card.
"Ever since the launch of theThunderbolt
The question was asked 'Is there an expansion card?' Many times, "she wrote Intel
In her blog. "Today there is already an enthusiastic answer - 'Yes!' The planThunderbolt Ready
Will dramatically increase the availability of theThunderbolt
Providing a wider audience with 20 bandwidth per gigabit per second and concatenation supportdaisy-chain
) Of up to six devices.
Intel has announced that Asus
She is her first partner in the "Thunderbolt Ready
The first and his name .USUS ThunderboltEX II
As the name implies,ThunderboltEX II
Based on technology Thunderbolt 2
. The card will come along with the motherboard ASUS Z87Z Pro
And will be available from December 2013.
Many other manufacturers will offer similar Thunderbolt Ready solutions in early 2014. So what do you say? the mother Intel
Will be able to promote theThunderbolt
Beyond Apple's Mac borders with theThunderbolt