Asus ThunderboltEX 3

Key Specifications
  • 1 x Thunderbolt 3, 1 x USB 3.1 Port

  • PCI Express 3.0 x4 Interface

  • 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3 Speeds

  • DisplayPort 1.2 and USB 3.1 Support

  • Charging of up to 36W

SKU:#042287 Warranty1 year by Asus Product No.:THUNDERBOLTEX-3 Short link: See specifications from the manufacturer

Thunderbolt 3, USB 3.1, and up to 36W charging
Thunderbolt™ 3 means faster, bigger and more, all through a single cable with a sleek, any-way-up connector — and ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 is the quick-to-fit expansion card that enables you to upgrade today!

At a breathtaking 40Gbps you'll experience faster transfers, with four times (4X) the data speeds of any other cable and twice (2X) the video bandwidth.

More connectivity
By integrating reversible USB 3.1 Type-C and DisplayPort 1.2, the ThunderboltEX 3 gears you up for compatibility with the latest high-speed devices, from super-fast external drives to 4K UHD displays. ThunderboltEX 3 supports the USB Power Delivery specification for fast, high-power charging of up to 36W, and you can even daisy-chain up to six devices from a single port — and our card even includes an additional USB 3.1 Type-A connector for total convenience and compatibility!

10-gigabit networking
When you fit ThunderboltEX 3 you'll also enjoy peer-to-peer networking at screaming 10Gbps speeds, enabling you to transfer files in the blink of an eye, perform easy PC migrations, or set up small workgroups with shared storage!

Upgrade your motherboard in just three simple steps!
- Easy upgrade: Slide ASUS ThunderboltEX 3 into PCI-Express 3.0 x4 slot
- Compatible with ASUS motherboards: Connect the card to the onboard Thunderbolt header with the supplied system-link cable
- DisplayPort 1.2 support: Attach the supplied DisplayPort cable to the card and the onboard DisplayPort connector
Turn on your computer, connect your Thunderbolt devices and enjoy the incredible speed!


1 year by Asus

Ports & interfaces

Host interfacePCI
Output interfaceThunderbolt 3,Thunderbolt
Expansion card standardPCIe 3.0
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity1




Data transfer rate (max)40 Gbit/s

System requirements

Windows operating systems supportedY

Weight & dimensions

Width100 mm
Depth85 mm