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ThunderBolt and Peripherals

Daniel Ratcliffe

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Just wondering, is there any way to power a USB hub via the ThunderBolt connection? I need a 5-port powered USB hub for my gaming gear, and was wondering if anything was available to do that without the use of a separate mains powered hub.

Or even better... Is there any way I can load in an extra graphics card that is more powerful through the ThunderBolt connection, such that I can play games like League of Legends smoothly on decent settings?

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warcraftWidow

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Not sure about powering a USB hub through a thunderbolt port but I doesn't it.
As far as using it to add a more powerful graphics card, they exist but are very pricey. Do a google search for "thunderbolt expansion chassis"
 

Daniel Ratcliffe

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Would USB hub or express card should be helpful?

For usb I have a powered usb hub so that's sorted. Karen's suggestion of the thunderbolt expansion chassis was useful, though when she said they're pricey she wasn't kidding!

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