An adapter has been introduced by OWC to connect your MacBook’s Thunderbolt 3 port to network at the same speeds. The 10G adapter isn’t an accessory for the normal user as its price range is from $187.99. Apple expects its users to use wifi to connect to the Ethernet since it’s convenient as they stopped building the Ethernet ports into their laptops years ago.
Apple’s MacBook Pro models that have been made from 2016 have Thunderbolt 3 ports.
Those three ports, enables those who will want to increase speed and also the security of using a wired connection to use an Ethernet adapter. However their speeds vary; Apple’s Thunderbolt gigabyte Ethernet adapter supports about 10/100/1000 BASE- T networks which sell at $29. However the OWC Thunderbolt 3 ports 10G Ethernet adapter is much faster.
If you want to go about 10 times faster than the 1000 BASE-T network, you should invest in the OWC thunderbolt adapter. The product, according to its designer have been said to be designed for content creators as well as shared post-production storage workgroups.
What does product does the OWC thunderbolt 3 port 10G adapter work with?
The OWC Thunderbolt adapter, works with
• macOS 10.13.4
• windows 10 (64-bit edition)
It is important to note that drivers are not required, just plug and play.
The OWC thunderbolt 3 port 10G adapter will not start shipping for another month therefore it is listed at MacSales.com however, it is expected that the adapter in the MacBook Pro 2018, can cut the edge since Apple has decided to be unsteady about its external monitor capabilities.