Thunderbolt Cable For Mac

  1. Thunderbolt Cable For Mac Pro
  2. Thunderbolt 2 Cable Apple

This 0.8m cable supports Thunderbolt 3 data transfer up to 40 Gbps, USB 3.1 Gen 2 data transfer up to 10 Gbps, DisplayPort video output (HBR3), and charging up to 100W. Use this cable to connect a Mac with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 3 devices, such as docks, hard drives, and displays. You can daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt 3 devices. Shop for thunderbolt cable mac at Best Buy. Find low everyday prices and buy online for delivery or in-store pick-up.

This article refers to Thunderbolt 1 and Thunderbolt 2. You can learn more about Thunderbolt 3 and the Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter for MacBook Pro (2016 and later) and iMac (2017).

Thunderbolt adapters are supported on the following Mac computers:

  • MacBook Pro (2011 through 2015)
  • MacBook Air (Mid 2011 and later)
  • Mac mini (Mid 2011 and later)
  • iMac (Mid 2011 through 2015)
  • Mac Pro (Late 2013)

Use these guides to identify your Mac computer:

Apple Thunderbolt cable (0.5 m)
Part Number MD862ZM/A

Apple Thunderbolt cable (0.5 m)
Part Number MF640ZM/A

Apple Thunderbolt cable (2 m)
Part Number MC913ZM/A

Apple Thunderbolt cable (2 m)
Part Number MF639ZM/A

Thunderbolt Cable For Mac Pro


Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter
Part Number MD463ZM/A


Thunderbolt to FireWire Adapter
Part Number MD464ZM/A

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For best performance, make sure that you've installed all available macOS software and firmware updates. You can check by choosing App Store from the Apple () menu, then clicking Updates.

Get more information on Thunderbolt and Apple Thunderbolt cables and adapters:

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The Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) Cable (0.8m) connects a Mac that has a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port to a device that has a Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) or USB-C port.

Video

Use this cable to connect your Mac to a display that uses Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) or USB-C for video, such as the LG UltraFine 5K Display or LG UltraFine 4K Display. It supports DisplayPort High Bit Rate 3 (HBR3) video output.

Data transfer

Use this cable to connect your Mac to a device that uses Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) or USB-C for data transfer, such as an external hard drive or dock. It supports Thunderbolt 3 data-transfer speeds up to 40Gbps, and USB 3.1 Gen 2 data-transfer speeds up to 10Gbps. It also supports Target Disk Mode. Check the specifications of your device to determine which data-transfer standard it supports.

Charging

This cable also connects to Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) or USB-C devices for charging your Mac notebook computer or other device. It delivers a maximum of 100W power to any connected device.

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Thunderbolt 2 Cable Apple

Compared with Apple USB-C Charge Cable
The Apple USB-C Charge Cable is longer (2m) and also supports charging, but data-transfer speed is limited to 480Mbps (USB 2.0) and it doesn't support video. The Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) cable has Thunderbolt logo on the sleeve of each connector. Either cable can be used with the Apple USB-C Power Adapter.

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  • Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) allows six devices in a chain, so you can use this cable between your Mac and each device in the chain.