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    Intel confirms current Thunderbolt Macs will support optical cables
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    Intel confirms current Thunderbolt Macs will support optical cables

    Chipmaker Intel has confirmed that Apple's current lineup of Thunderbolt-equipped Macs will support fiber optic Thunderbolt cables when they arrive next year.


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    Intel confirms current Thunderbolt Macs will support optical cables
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    Anyone want to guess how much a Thunderbolt fiber optic cable will cost?

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    Intel confirms current Thunderbolt Macs will support optical cables
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    Stupid bot, pulling this thread from under my feet while I was making it. There may be thread deletion/merging that needs your attention, chscag >.>

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    Intel confirms current Thunderbolt Macs will support optical cables
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    Yeah, I saw that. I tried to combine the two with yours on top but it was too late. We'll give you the credit for it anyway.

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    Intel confirms current Thunderbolt Macs will support optical cables
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    Thanks. I will say this news makes me less hesitant to buy a Thunderbolt-equipped device before stuff with Lightpeak proper starts rolling out (as far away as that may be in the consumer sector).

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