Updated February 26, 2018 by Christopher Thomas

The 10 Best Thunderbolt Docks

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We spent 28 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top options for this wiki. In the quest to create a unified connector, the USB-C standard is slated to come out on top, thanks in part to the blazing-fast Thunderbolt 3 protocol. The first two versions of this cutting-edge technology employed the popular Mini DisplayPort plug, which is still used by a large number of powerful mobile devices. The right docking station will greatly expand your computer's connectivity. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best thunderbolt dock on Amazon.

10. CalDigit Station

9. Dell TB16

8. Elgato Aluminum

7. Belkin F4U095tt

6. Akitio Thunder2

5. Plugable Docking Station

4. Promise TD-300

3. Startech Thunderbolt 3

2. OWC Thunderbolt 2

1. OWC 13


Christopher Thomas
Last updated on February 26, 2018 by Christopher Thomas

Building PCs, remodeling, and cooking since he was young, quasi-renowned trumpeter Christopher Thomas traveled the USA performing at and organizing shows from an early age. His work experiences led him to open a catering company, eventually becoming a sous chef in several fine LA restaurants. He enjoys all sorts of barely necessary gadgets, specialty computing, cutting-edge video games, and modern social policy. He has given talks on debunking pseudoscience, the Dunning-Kruger effect, culinary technique, and traveling. After two decades of product and market research, Chris has a keen sense of what people want to know and how to explain it clearly. He delights in parsing complex subjects for anyone who will listen -- because teaching is the best way to ensure that you understand things yourself.


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