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Thread: AsRock z97 Extreme 6 Thunderbolt Connector




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    Default Re: AsRock z97 Extreme 6 Thunderbolt Connector

    I'm on a mission to get TB working on my Z97 Extreme9. I want to get a ARECA 8050T2 TB2 8 bay DAS.

    The Extreme9 has the same TB1 connector as the Extreme6. It is a 5 pin connector.

    I purchased an ASUS ThunderboltEX II card and it has a 9 pin connector so no joy. I also tried an HP add in card and it has a completely different set on connectors.

    It seems that the MSI Thunderbolt plus card is the one recommended for the Extreme6. I assume it will work with the Extreme9 and am willing to try it.

    Does anyone know were (or when) the MSI card be purchased?

    Chris

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    Default Re: AsRock z97 Extreme 6 Thunderbolt Connector

    As you probably know, MSI does not even have that Thunderbolt card listed on their official US website. No one has it for sale that I can find.

    I found that a newer Asus Thunderbolt card included an adapter for the nine pin connector to work with the five pin header, which I mentioned in my post on the first page of this thread.

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