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Thread: Motherboards support Light Peak / Thunderbolt

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    Motherboards support Light Peak / Thunderbolt

    Is anybody aware of any motherboards or PCI-e cards on the business which make utilize of Light Peak / Thunderbolt or is this an Apple just thing thus far? Kindly post the indispensible info identified with it.

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    Re: Motherboards support Light Peak / Thunderbolt

    I think the most unbelievably method that Thunderbolt will approach towers is in GPU cards. A 16x card has more than enough data transfer capacity for one Thunderbolt port.

    The leading Thunderbolt showcase is not sending yet, so Thunderbolt GPUs are on keep. Fruit probable pre proclaimed the Thunderbolt presentation so MacBook Air purchasers would be able to keep out generally advantageous docking result. I think the Thunderbolt showcase would be utilizing one of a house of single chip explanations for Thunderbolt peripherals that different fringe creators are keeping out for as well. That could clarify why they are in advancing. Thunderbolt GPUs for the Mac Pro could turn out when the presentation is transporting, but more reasonable sit tight for the upcoming Mac Pro invigorate. When they do, a rendition for Windows could be a minor stride.

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    I'm not confident that its useless, or unmanageable, for what it conveys. As a purpose of reference, a lone-port 10GbE card is >$300. In the event that you NEED that transmission capacity, Thunderbolt could be an exceptional decision.

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    From my perceiving I could anticipate that you could see more items supporting Intel Thunderbolt turning out in the close fate. The “6” sequence sheets were discharged before Thunderbolt turned out so look advance to seeing it in fate items.

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    There's no specialized explanation that one of the several existing Thunderbolt controller chips wouldn't be able to be utilized to prepare Thunderbolt on any existing 6-arrangement chipset, either.

    It's not a matter of specialized practicality to any feasibility matter.

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    The Macbook air is utilizing a 6 sequence chipset and an include on thunderbolt controller. No specialized explanation why it can’t be put onto whatever possible slat correct. It could price and has practically nothing utilize or profit for the instant.

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    The same amount as Apple would give just about anything to cost their stuff a small on the towering side, they're not bonehead. They cannot ingest unlimited prices, or they'd restrain Thunderbolt to the topmost-closure parts. That in addition incorporates the out of pocket of Flash space and a better than average CPU, so we know that the rest of the equipment's not very reasonable. Expense of implementation to Apple (parts + permit) as likely as not needs to be <= $50/computer for one port. Conceded the links are exorbitant, but you're not constraining every warm body to purchase a link and an outside apparatus. They are driving folks to purchase the port and controller.

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    The Macs being sold similar to those RAID nooks by requests of size. The heightened expense could ease it off, but you'd still think there could be include-on cards. No description fits that doesn't include optional faltering on Intel's part.

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    Peripherals now are rare partially for the reason that the port is just ready on Apple items (in copper structure) and a few select Sony models. Standardize on a connector and get cards in the business sector so folks can catch peripherals. Until there's a basic mass of users holding up to catch peripherals, then the fringe business sector is determined to be restricted. This is what the OEMs are attempting to do. You need stunning fringe X (express a RAID show) then purchase our workstation and not our competitor's. It's unequivocally not event absolutely speedy.

    At the early adopter organize; a card could be greatest instead of relying on friends to purchase a unique motherboard. That could not fit their revive cycle, so cards get the unit to business sector more adequately at an opportune time in the discharge of an interface.

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    Intel is acting similar to a Bad Actor as of this moment and you're truly much right that there's no principal explanation why you could not venture to purchase what you desire to purchase. At this time its every single about selective. To begin with, Apple gets a semi-restrictive.
    In the event that Intel won't offer the chips to Dell, Lenovo, HP or Acer, then there's no trust of seeing it appear in any mass-business sector OEM item.That recent business, with the white box server and workstation business still being really feasible is totally moving toward getting screwed over. All the more if this eliteness for each mark of system/motherboard is time-based, it doesn't give the idea that stage restrictiveness is. This can be an interface utilized just on Intel chipset motherboards. They seem, by all accounts, to be unwilling to permit the tech to AMD, nVidia or any viable contender.

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    Since Intel would like to fabricate an astonishing gadget but destroy it by keeping it exclusive and farthest point selection that would be one thing. The planet's had Zip Drives and Firewire ports heretofore. Actually don't spit on me and tell me its raining. The unit 100% exists. Fruit wouldn't coordinate it if they weren't joyful with it. In the event that the chip supplies were obliged, cost it high and let the business sort it out. That would be not what's incident here.

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    In any case I blatantly cannot see making something similar to this selective as helpful. In light of the fact that as you sharp out we've at present perceived that the business frequently rejects that sort of thing.

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