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mindnoise

Member Since 16 Jan 2004
Offline Last Active Aug 02 2018 07:12 PM
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Difference: USB3.1 over TB3 vs native USB3.1

22 July 2018 - 04:06 AM

Hello everybody,

I have a tricky question (hopefully not).

As far as I understand it TB3 handles USB3.1 as subset of it's protocoll.

So, does that mean that USB3.1 does not rely on the CPU and is handled by the TB3 chip or does the TB3 chip just pass the data through to the CPU.

vs. 'native' USB3.1 that is definitely handled by the CPU?

FW ->TB2 ->TB3 -> MAC - does this work?

02 January 2018 - 09:03 AM

Hi everybody and Happy New Year,

anybody here knows if the above adapter chain will work esp.  on High Sierra with older FW-gear?

Thanks :)

Edit: using only the original Apple Adapters.