Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis wit

  • RS Stock No. 186-2783
  • Mfr. Part No. TB31PCIEX16
  • Manufacturer Startech
Technical data sheets
Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Certificate of Compliance
COO (Country of Origin): TW
Product Details

TB31PCIEX16 Thunderbolt 3 PCIe Expansion Chassis

This Thunderbolt™3 PCIe expansion chassis lets you add a PCI Express card to your laptop or desktop computer, through an external Thunderbolt 3 connection. The chassis also features a DisplayPort video output, so you can connect an additional monitor to your laptop, and supports Thunderbolt 3 daisy chaining, so you can expand your workstation even further.

Expand the capabilities of your Thunderbolt 3 computer

The Thunderbolt 3 PCIe chassis makes it easy to expand your system with the capabilities you need to work at peak productivity. You can add many types of PCI Express cards, such as a PCIe USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 and USB-C, SSD, network, eSATA, FireWire or video capture cards. And, with the speed and bandwidth support of Thunderbolt 3 and PCIe 3.0, you can enjoy many of the same port additions you would from the PCI Express expansion slots of a desktop system.

Extend your workstation

The external PCIe enclosure features a dedicated DisplayPort output that lets you add an additional display to your laptop or desktop computer. The enclosure features a second Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port, that you can use to connect a secondary display (a USB-C video adapter may be required). With multiple extended displays, you can work more efficiently by multitasking faster, and avoid the hassle of continually repositioning several open windows or programs.

You can also use the second Thunderbolt 3 port to connect additional Thunderbolt, USB and DisplayPort devices to your system. You can daisy chain up to six Thunderbolt 3 devices and expand your workstation to suit your specific requirements.

The TB31PCIEX16 is backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Features & Benefits

• TAA Compliant
• Increased productivity with Thunderbolt 3 and up to 40Gbps bandwidth — twice the speed of Thunderbolt 2 (20Gbps) and eight times faster than USB 3.0 (5Gbps)
• Supports one 4K DisplayPort monitor, and a second extended monitor display through the Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) port
• Daisy chain up to six Thunderbolt 3 devices
• Supports 5K Thunderbolt displays
• Supports half-length and dual-slot PCIe card standards at all heights, with standard profile slot brackets
• Provides a x16 4 lane PCIe 3.0 slot or interface
• Durable aluminum construction
• Works on Mac and Windows® computers
• Internal 60 mm cooling fan


• Add many types of PCIe cards, such as a PCIe USB 3.1/3.0/2.0 and USB-C, SSD, network, eSATA, FireWire or video capture cards to your Thunderbolt 3 laptop
• Add an external PCIe card to your Thunderbolt 3 equipped desktop computer

What’s in the package?

• Thunderbolt 3 PCIe expansion box
• Thunderbolt 3 cable
• rubber feet
• universal power adapter (NA/JP, UK, EU, ANZ)
• quick-start guide


Is Thunderbolt 3 the fastest connection speed available?
Thunderbolt 3 is the fastest connection available, which means you don’t have to deal with the performance bottlenecks of a slower connection, and can accomplish more in the same amount of time.

At up to 40Gbps this Thunderbolt 3 expansion chassis gives you the throughput to add displays to your laptop, access files quickly, and work without disruptions. It’s easy to access and edit large uncompressed files such as videos and images on the fly, making it ideal for dynamic on-site production.

2 In stock for delivery within 4 working days
Price Each
Was SGD775.16
SGD 662.89
(exc. GST)
SGD 709.29
(inc. GST)
Per unit
1 +
Related Products
This PCIe to PCI Adapter Card lets you ...
This PCIe to PCI Adapter Card lets you use low profile PCI expansion cards in a server or desktop motherboard PCI Express slot. Compliant with PCI Express Specification 1.0a and PCI Specification 2.2, the adapter card connects through a PCIe ...'s innovative PCI Express to PCI Expansion Chassis ...
Description:'s innovative PCI Express to PCI Expansion Chassis provides a quick and simple solution to I/O expandability on almost any PCI Express (PCIe) enabled system. Adding external PCI slots to a server/workstation or laptop, this cost-effective and time-saving method of ...