Does Thunderbolt slow down when daisy chained with an extra display?

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Everybody knows that Thunderbolt is meant to be quick, so quick, the cable connecting devices together isn't the weakest link or bottleneck anymore. Nick Militello has been having problems with daisy chaining his devices and monitors up, we'll let him take up the story...

Nick Militello, one of our readers emailed us to say he was having problems with Thunderbolt speeds when using an extra monitor in the chain. We investigate.

Everybody knows that Thunderbolt is meant to be quick, so quick, the cable connecting devices together isn't the weakest link or bottleneck anymore. Nick Militello has been having problems with daisy chaining his devices and monitors up, we'll let him take up the story...

Here are the results- These tests were done after a restart with no other apps running in the background. All applications are the latest and greatest along with firmware. read more...


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