Gigabyte GC-ALPINE RIDGE Thunderbolt 3 Add-In Card - PCI-E

  • Intel Thunderbolt 3 Certified add-in card.
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports (USB Type-C).
  • 40 Gb/s Bi-directional Bandwidth.
  • DisplayPort 1.2 Capable with 4K Video Throughout.
  • Daisy-chain up to 12 Devices (6 devices per port).

Next Generation 40 Gb/s Thunderbolt 3

Dual Thunderbolt 3 - The fastest 40Gb/s single-wire connection

The GC-ALPINE RIDGE offers an easy way to upgrade GIGABYTE Thunderbolt ready motherboards with the new and faster Thunderbolt 3 connectivity without having to upgrade to a whole new system. 

  • GC-ALPINE RIDGE card with dual Thunderbolt 3 ports offers: 
  • Dual Thunderbolt 3 Ports.
  • 40 Gb/s Bi-directional Bandwidth.
  • DisplayPort 1.2 Capable with 4K Video Throughout.
  • Daisy-chain up to 12 Devices (6 devices per port).

Daisy-chain Multiple Devices

Support for DisplayPort 1.2 makes Thunderbolt 3 a must have for any enthusiast. The GIGABYTE Thunderbolt ready motherboards are able to support two displays in 4K resolution at 60 FPS or one display in 5K resolution. In addition, Thunderbolt 3 over USB Type-C has revolutionary industry-first features such as Power Delivery 2.0, and the ability to daisy-chain up to 12 devices thanks to the dual USB Type-C ports.

Motherboards with GC-ALPINE RIDGE support <*BIOS update required>



X99 Series

X99-Ultra Gaming

X99-Phoenix SLI

X99-Designare EX

(Only support PCH PCIe x4/x8/x16 slot)

100 Series

Z170X-Gaming 6

Z170X-Gaming 5


Z170X-Gaming 3

(Only support PCH PCIe x4 slot) 



Z170-Gaming K3

G1.Sniper Z170




Z170-HD3 DDR3

Z170MX-Gaming 5


Z170M-D3H DDR3




H170-HD3 DDR3


H170M-D3H DDR3




B150-HD3 DDR3



B150M-D3H DDR3

G1.Sniper B7

G1.Sniper M7



X150-Plus WS

200 Series

Z270X-Gaming K7

Z270X-Gaming 5

Z270X-Gaming K5

Z270X-Ultra Gaming

(Only support PCH PCIe x4 slot)

Z270-Gaming 3

Z270-Gaming K3

Z270MX-Gaming 5


Z270X-Gaming SOC

H270-Gaming 3



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