OWC Thunderbolt Hub splits single port into multiple Thunderbolt ports

Owc Thunderbolt Hub
Owc Thunderbolt Hub (Image credit: OWC)

What you need to know

  • OWC announced the OWC Thunderbolt Hub.
  • The hub converts a single Thunderbolt port into several Thunderbolt ports.
  • The hub also supports daisy chaining and 60W power charging.

OWC announced the OWC Thunderbolt Hub that allows you to convert a single Thunderbolt port into several Thunderbolt ports. With the hub, you can connect a single Thunderbolt 4 port to two 4K displays or a single display up to 8K. The OWC Thunderbolt Hub also works with NVMe storage and supports power delivery. You can preorder the OWC Thunderbolt Hub now for $149.

The OWC Thunderbolt Hub has three Thunderbolt USB-C ports and a single USB-A port. It supports daisy chaining, which helps with more complex desk setups with several monitors and accessories. The hub also supports 60 watts of charging power, so most devices should have a full charge when you undock them from the hub and are on the go.

To utilize the capabilities of the OWC Thunderbolt Hub, you'll need a device with Thunderbolt 4. Many devices with Intel's 11th Gen processors support the new standard For example, the new Dell XPS 13 and XPS 13 2-in-1 both support Thunderbolt 4. Manufacturers can elect to not have Thunderbolt 4 on devices, even if powered by an 11th Gen Intel processor, so make sure that your PC supports Thunderbolt 4.

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