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    Resolved iMac 2011 w/ Thunderbolt 3 Dual NVMe Enclosure not showing in Disk Utility

    Hey, from what I've read (example here) it's possible to hook up an NVMe drive to an iMac mid 2011 via an Apple T3 to T2 adapter and a self-powered dock. This is the setup I'm using, with a self-powered dual NVMe enclosure (from Sabrent found here). I'm running macOS Sierra 10.12.6. I'm able to...
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    Ultrawide 4k/5k display for 2019 MacBook Pro connection

    I'd like to get an ultrawide curved monitor for my MacBook Pro. My MCP supports Thunderbolt 3 and obviously USB-C. When Looking for monitors a lot don't mention Thunderbolt 3, only USB-C. Would I need a Thunderbolt 3 supported display or is USB-C synonyms? Also, I've seen Thunderbolt 4 displays...
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    Target Mode between 2009 Mac pro with USB 3 to 2019 Mac pro

    I am trying to have my Old 2009 Mac pro tower which is a 5,1 with working USB 3 card in it be seen by my 2019 Mac pro tower. the computers are connected with USB 3 A connection on old mac going to USB C port or Thunder bolt 3 port on my 2019 mac pro tower. is this possible? the drives aren't...
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    Intel Thunderbolt 3 Controller Datasheets [Alpine Ridge & Titan Ridge]

  5. ondert

    Can I install Windows on external TB3 drive?

    Hello, I’ve got already a TB3 enclosure which accepts m.2 NVMe ssd. This one to be specific; I have used this to install Windows on it and boot from there on my 2017 and 2019 5k iMacs. However, then I moved to 2020 5K iMac and couldn’t do the same thing...
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    When is apple releasing a thunderbolt 3 port apapter?!

    It’s ridiculous, I’m a producer/video editor and need more ports on my MBP M1 Pro max. Unless I spend $1600 on a display then only I can get 4 more ports. We need a 4 port adapter for MacBooks And not lame after market OWC brands
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    Monterey 12.1 File Transfers Between Macs (over Network File Sharing via Ethernet and Thunderbolt3) Wildly Inconsistent Speeds

    Curios if anyone else is experiencing this but I have three macs: Machine A - 2019 Mac Pro Monterey 12.1. Machine B - 2021 MBP m1 MAX Monterey 12.1 and Machine C Mac Pro 2009 High Sierra 10.13.6. When I connect them, whether it's via thunderbolt 3 bridge between the two newer macs, or Gigabit...
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    QNAP Firmware Update and Thunderbolt 3 (TB3)

    If you are using a QNAP via TB3 and plan to update to Firmware Version, please be aware there is a bug. QNAP is aware of it. Unfortunately, the tech support person I spoke to, prior to updrading to V5.0 did not inform me of the bug. When I called back, a different support person told...
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    Thunderbolt 3 docking station with 2 HDMI or display port displays with extra thunderbolt 3 port

    I have been looking for a thunderbolt 3 dock and have not been able to find one with a configuration on working for that I thought would be easy. basically I need a docking station that supports 2 display port and/or HDMI inputs for non- thunderbolt display monitors. thunderbolt 3 port (...
  10. macjunkie2013

    Use windows laptop screen as secondary (or primary) monitor for Mac Mini M1?

    Can I use my Windows laptop screen as a secondary (or primary) monitor for my Mac Mini M1? It is a HP Zbook X2 and has 2x Thunderbolt 3 Ports, 1x HDMI port, 1x USB 3 port. I am pretty sure it is possible with a Samsung Tab S7.
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    External SSD options

    Hi everyone, First off I acknowledge that there are a ton of threads on this topic, and I’ve spent many hours digging through posts and review sites and still confused. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! I just bought a new M1 Mac Mini with 8gb memory and 256mb internal ssd storage...
  12. juliovg

    MP 1,1-5,1 Install and config Titan Ridge 2 on Mac pro 5.1

    Hello guys, i have a problem installing and config my Titan Ridge 2 I follow all those videos (4) parte 0: parte 1: parte 2: parte 3: And this is how my Titan Ridge looks like on my Mac settings (see image attached) I'm using opencore 0.6.8 and my config file looks like (attached...
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    Need External Boot Drive Help

    I have a Late 2014 27" (3.5 i5). The fusion drive is having issues. I use this machine in my law office, and it's mission critical for my workflow. I don't want to buy a new intel iMac, and I'm far from being comfortable with buying a M1 iMac or Mac Mini. So, I need to squeeze 2-3 more years out...
  14. Dae

    WD_BLACK D50 Game Dock issues

    WD_BLACK D50 Game Dock Looks good, provides 87W charging via TB3 to my MBP 16" (2019), comes with a pre-installed NVMe SSD, has all the ports that I need (and none that I don't). The dock is said to be compatible with macOS, but I don't think WD tested it properly. I've found two annoying...
  15. Killerbob

    MP 6,1 Adding TB3 to 2013 Mac Pro?

    hmmmm - trying to add Thunderbolt 3 to my Mac Pro 2013... I use a Sonnet Echo Express III-D external PCIe expansion box for a few storage cards, and I am upgrading my Echo Express to TB3 via a TB3 Upgrade card from Sonnet. This card replaces the TB2 card in the Echo Express and the new TB3 card...
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    Help Needed! Searching for Thunderbolt 3 multi-display hub.

    I need help from the experts. I have a 2013 13" Air. I've been working from home using a third-rate USB-C hub with a 24" external HP monitor. The HUB is garbage, often has to be unplugged and plugged back in to get the external display to work. I believe this is resolved by getting rid of the...
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    FireWire 400 to Thunderbolt 3/USB-C?

    So here’s a rabbit hole for people to get lost in... I have an old external hard drive with FireWire 400 (IEEE 1394 6 pin) ports ONLY. I need to connect to a new MacBook with Thunderbolt 3/USB-C ports. How on earth do I do that? I’ve been scouring the interweb for a cable or converter box, and...
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    Thunderbolt 3 8-bay DAS

    I'm looking for a Thunderbolt 3 DAS with at least 8 SATA drive bays. I came across OWC's ThunderBay 8 which seems to provide what I need, although there aren't many reviews. Do you have any opinion on this DAS? Would it be cheaper to build something like that from scratch? I'm not looking for a...
  19. JippaLippa

    Advice on the perfect dock/dongle for an M1 Macbook Pro

    Hello everyone. After much consideration I finally came to the conclusion that I'll probably buy the 13" macbook pro, as I'm in urgent need of replacing my computer and I want to invest in the future (ARM) rather than getting an Intel machine. That said I'm not familiar with the whole...
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    G Speed Shuttle Thunderbolt 3 RAID not working with 2015 MBP via adaptor

    Hi I've been given a G-Speed Shuttle Thunderbolt 3 RAID to edit from but it doesn't seem to work on my 2015 Macbook Pro. I've got a 2015 MBP running Mojave. I've tried using a USB-C to USB-3 cable from the RAID into my MBP but no luck. I then found a Thunderbolt 2 to USB-C (I think, it might...