Upgrade to super-fast Thunderbolt™ 2 speed today! Thunderbolt™ 2 support - Blistering-fast Data Transfers and Daisy Chain Expansion Shop Modal header Upgrade to super-fast Thunderbolt™ 2 speed today! ASUS ThunderboltEX II card with one Thunderbolt™ 2 port offers the flexibility to upgrade your own build to Thunderbolt™ 2 technology whenever you want. Fit ThunderboltEX II today and you'll enjoy bi-directional transfer speeds up to 20Gbit/s — that’s four times (4X) faster than USB 3.0! ThunderboltEX II delivers all the bandwidth you need. Experience video in incredible detail on the latest 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) displays while using bandwidth-hungry storage devices at the same time. You can daisy-chain up to six Thunderbolt™ devices through Thunderbolt cables. The Thunderbolt™ 2 port also supports DisplayPort 1.2, meaning you can attach up to three 1080p displays. ASUS is at the forefront of Thunderbolt™ development — and ASUS ThunderboltEX II is the very first Intel®-certified Thunderbolt™ 2 add-on card. Upgrade today to enjoy blistering-fast data transfers with your compatible ASUS motherboard. Upgrade your motherboard in just three simple steps! Easy upgrade: Slide ASUS ThunderboltEX II into PCI-Express 2.0 x4 slotCompatible with ASUS motherboards: Connect the card to the onboard Thunderbolt header with the supplied system-link cableDisplayPort 1.2 support: Attach the supplied DisplayPort cable to the card and the onboard DisplayPort connector Switch on your computer, connect your Thunderbolt devices and enjoy the incredible speed! Compatible Models Compatible Models* X99-DELUXEX99-DEULXE/U3.1X99-E WS MAXIMUS VI EXTREME SABERTOOTH Z87 Z87-PROZ87-PRO(V EDITION)Z87-PLUSZ87-PLUS(VivoMouse EDITION)Z87-AZ87-A(NFC EXPRESS EDITION) MAXIMUS VII FORMULA SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1 SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 1/USB 3.1SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2 SABERTOOTH Z97 MARK 2/USB 3.1GRYPHON Z97GRYPHON Z97 ARMOR EDITION Z97-PROZ97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)Z97-PRO (Wi-Fi ac)/USB 3.1Z97-AZ97-A/USB 3.1Z97-AR *ThunderboltEX II series add-on cards are compatible with selected motherboards only.