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ThunderboltEX II Expansion Card for ASUS* Motherboards, PCI Express 2.0 x4

SKU: 8441724

Manufacturer: ASUS

MPN: THUNDERBOLTEX II

Availability: Out of Stock


Price: $81.44
or as low as $3/month

ASUS ThunderboltEX II card with one Thunderbolt™ 2 port offers the flexibility to upgrade your own build to Thunderbolt™ 2 technology whenever you want. Fit ThunderboltEX II today and you'll enjoy bi-directional transfer speeds up to 20Gbit/s — that’s four times (4X) faster than USB 3.0! ThunderboltEX II delivers all the bandwidth you need.

Upgrade to super-fast Thunderbolt™ 2 speed today!

ASUS ThunderboltEX II card with one Thunderbolt™ 2 port offers the flexibility to upgrade your own build to Thunderbolt™ 2 technology whenever you want. Fit ThunderboltEX II today and you'll enjoy bi-directional transfer speeds up to 20Gbit/s — that’s four times (4X) faster than USB 3.0! ThunderboltEX II delivers all the bandwidth you need. Experience video in incredible detail on the latest 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) displays while using bandwidth-hungry storage devices at the same time. You can daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt™ devices through Thunderbolt cables. The Thunderbolt™ 2 port also supports DisplayPort 1.2, meaning you can attach up to three 1080p displays.

ASUS is at the forefront of Thunderbolt™ development — and ASUS ThunderboltEX II is the very first Intel®-certified Thunderbolt™ 2 add-on card. Upgrade today to enjoy blistering-fast data transfers with your compatible ASUS motherboard.

Upgrade your motherboard in just three simple steps!

  1. Easy upgrade: Slide ASUS ThunderboltEX II into PCI-Express 2.0 x4 slot
  2. Compatible with ASUS motherboards: Connect the card to the onboard Thunderbolt header with the supplied system-link cable
  3. DisplayPort 1.2 support: Attach the supplied DisplayPort cable to the card and the onboard DisplayPort connector

Switch on your computer, connect your Thunderbolt devices and enjoy the incredible speed!

Compatible Models
 

Compatible Models* MAXIMUS VI EXTREME
SABERTOOTH Z87
Z87-PRO
Z87-PRO(V EDITION)
Z87-PLUS
Z87-PLUS(VivoMouse EDITION)
Z87-A
Z87-A(NFC EXPRESS EDITION)

Specifications:

Chipset Intel® DSL5320 Thunderbolt™ 2 Controller
External Connectors 1 x Thunderbolt™ 2 port runs up to 20Gbps
1 x DisplayPort IN port
1 x 9 pin TB header
Dimensions 3.35 inch x 3.94 inch (10cm*8.5cm)
Interface PCI Express 2.0 x4 interface
Compatible with PCI Express x8, and x16 slots
VGA Supports Thunderbolt™ 2 Interface* with max. resolution of 4096 x 2160@24Hz / 3840 x 2160@60Hz
DisplayPort 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport compliant; supports DisplayPort 1.2 monitor daisy-chain up to 3 displays**
* Use Thunderbolt™ cables to link Thunderbolt™ monitors and other Thunderbolt technology-enabled devices in a daisy-chain connection.
**Use the mini DisplayPort cables to link up to 3 DisplayPort 1.2 monitors in a daisy-chain connection.
Data Rate 1 x Thunderbolt™ 2 port, maximum at 20Gbps bidirectional
Operating System Windows® 8.1 32/64-bit
Windows® 8.1 64-bit
Windows® 8 64-bit
Windows® 8 32/64-bit
Windows® 7 32/64-bit
Windows® 7 (Ultimate SP1) 32/64-bit
Accessories 1 x DisplayPort cable*
1 x mini DisplayPort Cable*
1 x ASUS TB header cable(linked from an ASUS motherboard's TB header to ThunderboltEX II card's TB header)
*Provides link from the motherboard's DisplayPort to the DisplayPort IN port on the ThunderboltEX II card. Use the bundled DisplayPort or mini DisplayPort cable depending on the available DisplayPort connector on your motherboard.
Compatible Model MAXIMUS VI EXTREME
SABERTOOTH Z87
Z87-PRO
Z87-PRO(V EDITION)
Z87-PLUS
Z87-PLUS(VivoMouse EDITION)
Z87-A
Z87-A(NFC EXPRESS EDITION)
Note Support CD: Thunderbolt™ 2 Driver inside