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Look out! Not all USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro go at the same speed

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The new MacBook Pro launched by Apple last week during the keynote aims to offer the user an exquisite experience in every way , something that is achieved thanks to the good performance of the device. However, according to different users who are already owners of the new MacBook Pro, this good performance is limited, at least in the USB-C ports.

Of the three MacBook Pros presented during the last keynote, two of them work as expected with Thunderbolt 3 ports, however, in one of them only two of the four ports have the expected speed . As Apple itself states on its website, the four ports of the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar do not work equally.

Look out! Not all USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro go at the same speed
Look out! Not all USB-C ports on the new MacBook Pro go at the same speed

On the 13-inch MacBook Pro without the Touch Bar, we found two Thunderbolt 3 ports. These two ports work fine, as do the four ports on the 15-inch MacBook Pro with the Touch Bar. But if we want to connect peripherals in the 13-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar that require a high performance better than we do in the two ports on the left side , Apple itself recommends it in fact.

If you want to connect high-performance peripherals… better on the left side

What is this about? At first glance it may seem that they have decided to offer only two ports at maximum speed to lower costs , but this may simply be a matter of the construction architecture and overall performance of the device. If you are going to connect your everyday devices you will probably not notice any difference, but if you plan to connect a 4K or 5K monitor, you better do it on the left side.

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