Hubs and Docks with Thunderbolt 3

USB-C Thunderbolt 3 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 Thunderbolt 3 Ultra Dock

12-In-One Multiport Docking Station



Anker Thunderbolt 3 Dock

Featuring 40Gbps Type-C Thunderbolt 3 pass-through interfaces, Anker delivers a gorgeous 3rd-generation Thunderbolt 3 docking station for Macs or PC's with the new Type-C ports that support both ThunderBolt 3 and 10Gbps USB 3.2 Gen2 USB-C accessories. With a total of 13 ports, it supports multiple USB 3.X data and charging ports, 10/100/Gigabit Ethernet, Analog 4-Pole TRRS stereo audio I/O, an SD/SDHC/SDXC card reader and more.

Form & Function - Thunderbolt 3 Docking Station

Stylish Looks - A Multitude Of Powerful Options


OWC Thunderbolt 3 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.

ElGato Thunderbolt 3 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 3 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 3 solution with updated chipsets shipping quickly.

CalDigit Thunderbolt 3 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 3 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, any of the widely available Thunderbolt 3 docking system may meet your needs well into the future at a lower cost. In many ways, TBolt 4 is largely about bringing up the USB compatibility and bandwith up to 40Gbps to match Thunderbolt 3.

Thunderbolt 3/4 "Compatible" USB-C Docking Stations

If you're someone who's devices really don't need the full 40GBps Thunderbolt bandwidth, a far more affordable USB-C dock with a bunch of ports may be a better, cheaper option. If you're unlikely to use a 2nd high resolution display and largely have casual use of USB 3.0 and USB-C peripherals, a pricier Thunderbolt 4/3 dock isn't something you may not even need need.