USB4 Thunderbolt 4 Dock Peripherals
ThunderBolt docking stations offer the convenience and quick connection to consolidate multiple peripheral devices on your desktop, and quick disconnect for Windows laptop and MacBook users taking their notebooks on the road. They're also great for the latest Apple M1 Mac Studio, Mac mini, iMac, Mac Pro owners. With a wide array of I/O ports, multi-port Thunderbolt docks can help preserve your investment in both legacy computing accessories and modern devices. A single dock can also minimize or eliminate a mess of single-purpose dongles dangling off your Mac's ports.
Our Top Pick : Belkin Pro Thunderbolt 4 Ultra Dock
12-In-One Multiport Docking Station
OWC Thunderbolt 4 Dock
One of the best-selling TBolt 2 docking stations from OWC is noted for it's ability to handle a slew of external Mac peripherals reliably and simultaneously.
OWC Type-C Thunderbolt 4 Dock
Featuring 40Gbps Type-C Thunderbolt 4 pass-through interfaces, OWC is poised to deliver the first 4th-generation Thunderbolt dock for Late 2016 MacBooks with the new Type-C ports that support both ThunderBolt and 10Gbps Gen 2 USB-C accessories. With a total of 13 ports, it supports multiple USB 3.0 data and charging ports, 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet, DisplayPort video, Analog 4-Pole TRRS and S-PDIF Optical audio I/O, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader and FireWire 800.
ElGato Thunderbolt 4 Dock
Once known for it's world-class TV tuner hardware, ElGato has diversified into Smart Home automation and a few ThunderBolt peripherals. It's highly rated TBolt docking station features a good array of ports and reliable operation.
Belkin Thunderbolt 4 Dock
Belkin was the first ever to announce a 1st generation docking station though it was slow to reach the market. It did much better getting a 40Gbps Thunderbolt 4 solution with updated chipsets shipping quickly.
CalDigit Thunderbolt 4 Dock
IO Gear joined in as a 2nd tier dock maker - like Star Tech seeming to leverage a generic OEM dock logic board and customizing it with it's own case and branding.
StarTech Thunderbolt 4 Dock
Like IOGear, StarTech's ThunderBolt docking station seem a bit more generic and more familiar brand to Windows PC market.
40Gbps Thunderbolt 3 Docking Stations
If you're not a bleeding edge power user. A current Thunderbolt 3 docking system may meet your needs today and well into the future. In many ways, TBolt 4 is largely about bringing up the USB compatibility and bandwith up to 40Gbps to match Thunderbolt 4.
Thunderbolt 3/4 "Compatible" USB-C Docking Stations
For some who's devices really don't exceed or need the full 40GBps bandwidth, a far cheaper USB-C dock loaded with ports may be a better option. Especially if driving a 2nd high resolution display isn't something youre likely to need.