Currently, Type-C interface has increasingly shaped up the standard of USB, display, and charging port thank to its multiple functions and compact size, and now could be easily found in electronic devices such as smartphone, pad, laptop, and devices that require charging.
Introduction of Type-C
Category of Type-C in MSI Laptop
- 1. Data Transfer only
The interface focus solely on data transfer, with transfer rate easily found next to the port. For example, the “10” by the port represents 10Gbps.
- 2. Alternate modes
The mode could be differentiated by the icon ”DP” by the port, which enables users to enjoy an extra display by DisplayPort or HDMI. It also supports data transfer, and the transfer rate could also be seen by the port. The Alternate mode is integrated in MSI GE/ GS/ GP/ Stealth 15M/ Summit/ Modern/ Creator.
- 3. Thunderbolt
The Thunderbolt port shows a “thunder” icon by the port. Thunderbolt 4 is compatible with USB4.0, and Thunderbolt 3/4 providing up to 40Gbps data transfer, and extra display output by DisplayPort or HDMI. In addition, Daisy Chain connection or adapting docking station could efficiently simplify the working area. Through Thunderbolt™ Networking, users could transfer data in up to 10Gbps high speed between two laptops which hugely enhances the transfer efficiency. The Thunderbolt interface is integrated in MSI GE/Creator/Summit/Prestige/Modern series to offer complete and convenient experience for users.
Type-C interface is implemented in every MSI laptops. It is wise to understand which Type-C is used in your laptop to have optimal productivity and better user experience. For model support list of Type-C interface, please find the tables below.
↑MSI Gaming Series Type-C support list
↑MSI Content Creation Series Type-C support list
↑MSI Business & Productivity Series Type-C support list