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GIGABYTE bring first Thunderbolt motherboard via GA-Z77X-UP5 TH

First motherboard to feature dual Thunderbolt ports

| Motherboards News | Posted: Jun 4, 2012 6:13 am

Computex 2012 - Thunderbolt is going to be a big thing this year at Computex with Intel having one of the first press events showing off the technology. Over at the Gigabyte suite in Taipei 101 we got a chance to check out the upcoming GA-Z77X-UP5 TH Thunderbolt motherboard which brings with it two onboard Thunderbolt ports offering 10 Gbps transfer each.

 

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What good is a Thunderbolt board without Thunderbolt devices. Alongside the upcoming motherboard we got a chance to look at a number of Thunderbolt

devices that Gigabyte are testing from Apple, Blackmagicdesign, Lacie and Promise to name just a few of the companies. You can also see that we had a chance to see some Thunderbolt cables from SUMITOMO including an upcoming 10m / 20m cable.

 

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No doubt this is one of many Thunderbolt setups that we'll see throughout Computex and we look forward to seeing more and more companies show off teh technology over the week.

 

The GA-Z77X-UP5 TH is the first product of Computex 2012 to be awarded our Computex Recommended Award.

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