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Is Apple's new Thunderbolt connection worth the money spent?

Apple

's new

Thunderbolt

connection for

MacBook Pro

and, soon to be launched

MacBook Air

has been released. The connection is costly and is priced at $49, but it is very fast.

The connection will make bi-directional transfer between the user's laptop and peripheral devices very fast. A 10Gbps bi-directional link will make big data transfers possible in the least amount of time.

The

Thunderbolt

will require well-suited hardware and a cable. The price tag of the device, however, may be a reason for many customers' dissatisfaction.

The cost, however, may drop in the future when the cable components will get refined and there is a mass production, the

Geek

reported.

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