CompanyLogo
Search Advanced Search
Categories
General Questions (55)
Studio Series (23)
Evolution Series (28)
G-DRIVE Family (42)
G-RAID Family (52)
G-SPEED/G-SAFE Family (53)
G-CONNECT (53)
G-MINI (16)
G-SATA (15)
Search
Advanced Search
FAQs
Search our FAQ to find resolutions to common issues.
What is Thunderbolt 2?

Thunderbolt 2 uses the same size port and Thunderbolt cable, but doubles the speed by using a controller chip that uses the original two 10Gbps bi-directional channels and combines them into a single 20Gbps bi-directional channel. Thunderbolt 2 will also support DisplayPort 1.2, which enables video streaming to one 4k monitor, or dual QHD displays. Thunderbolt 2 is backward compatible with Thunderbolt. 

 


Print  Email  Save  Notify Me  Delete from Favorites 
Article ID: 173 Article Created: 05-01-2014 17:29 PMLast Modified: 05-01-2014 17:29 PM

How well did this article answer your question? 100% 75% 50% 25% 0%

Most Recently Viewed Articles
Setting up and adjusting Time Machine
You use the Time Machine pane of System Preferences to set up automatic backups. If you've already set up Time Machine, you can change to a different backup disk, or adjust other settings....
My drive was working; it powers up but I can’t seem to access it?
 Mac and Windows external drive troubleshooting....
What are the advantages of Thunderbolt over FireWire, USB and eSATA?
Besides the overall performance 10Gbps, Thunderbolt supports power, data, audio and video so you can use one port to connect many of your peripherals....
What kind of RAM should I use to upgrade the cache on a G-SPEED XL
...
How do I restore the look of my drive icon after I've formatted my G-Technology drive on the Mac?
 Follow these instructions to restore the look of your G-Technology drive icons after formatting on Mac....
Quick Setup for G-Technology Products
    ...
How do I setup my drive for use as a Time Machine backup?
In most cases when a new drive is connected to the system Time Machine will prompt you for the setup. If this does not   happen or if you are... ...
How to format your drive for use with both Windows and Mac (FAT 32)
 Follow these steps to format your drive for both Windows and Mac...
LED functionality of the G-RAID Studio
 Table of the LED behavior of the G-RAID Studio...
Signing into the Web Application
You can use the web application to view and manage the files on your G-CONNECT from a variety of devices including your personal computer or other mobile devices. ...