Amazon is offering the Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock for $99.99 shipped. That’s $45 off the typical rate there and among some of the best 2020 pricing we’ve tracked. This compact hub sports Thunderbolt 3 connectivity that delivers throughput of up to 40Gb/s. Ports include HDMI, DisplayPort, USB 3.1, and Gigabit Ethernet. It’s able to power two 4K displays at 60Hz, making it a solid option for boosting productivity. Everything is pulled off using a single built-in Thunderbolt 3 cable, leaving other ports on your MacBook open for business. Check out our hands-on review to learn more. Rated 4+ stars from nearly 70% of Amazon shoppers.
Speaking of hubs, we just covered two new Plugable USB-C docking stations. As with Elgato, you can run two 4K monitors. Both options feature a plethora of I/O, truly taking things to the next level. Read all about them in our coverage from earlier today.
And that’s not all. Yesterday OWC unveiled its own Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock. In many regards it mimics the Elgato offering above, but instead of four ports, owners will get five. OWC touts that this offering is bus-powered, ensuring it won’t need an external power source to get you up and running.
Elgato Thunderbolt 3 Mini Dock features:
- Thunderbolt 3: Enjoy 40 Gb/s throughput for maximum performance across all ports
- HDMI and Displayport: drive dual displays upto 4K resolution at 60 Hz each
- USB 3. 1 Gen 1: Benefit from high-performance support for SSDs, Super Drive and more
- Gigabit Ethernet: Capitalize on increased network performance
- Built-in Thunderbolt 3 cable: Connect everything to your MacBook Pro or Windows notebook at once
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