The Chuwi HiGame is one the most powerful compact mini PCs recently launched for game enthusiasts and advanced content creators. The device is indeed equipped with the latest 8th gen Intel Core i5/i7 series of CPUs along with discrete Radeon RX Vega M graphics bundled in a single package.
Among other features, the Chuwi HiGame sports a Thunderbolt 3 port ,which according to Intel, brings speed and versatility to USB-C, offering a fast and simple level of connection for work or home. It’ll allow you to increase productivity by connecting multiple displays or devices through a single, compact port, or enjoy high performance graphics on the latest compatible PCs.
Going down to the specific features of the Thunderbolt 3 port we learn that it’s able to support two 4K UHD 60 Hz displays (yes, 2), and even provide quick charging through it. Expanding your capabilities while reducing cables. If you care about the raw numbers, then you’ll be impressed to learn that it can transfer data at the unprecedented speed of 40Gbps, which is insane.
Of course, Thunderbolt 3 also supports USB-C a.k.a. USB 3.1, which is a single-cable solution, that can deliver the fastest and most versatile connection to any dock, device, or display, including billions of USB devices.
If you still aren’t sure what the Thunderbolt 3 brings to the table, here’s a video from CNET.
Meanwhile this is how Chuwi explains why this technology is so convenient:
The Chuwi HiGame is currently available on Indiegogo where you can get one starting at $899, packing an i5 CPU and 128GB of storage, meanwhile the i7/256GB variant goes for $1099. That said, if they manage to get over the $600,000 stretch goal, everybody gets the upgraded variant for free. Click here to learn more about the HiGame or support them.