Thunderbolt technology is an interface supporting high-resolution display and high-performance data devices through a single port. Transferring high definition movies and other large files can take seconds versus minutes when compared with older interface technologies. As part of the GoFlex ecosystem, the GoFlex Thunderbolt portable adapter turns any GoFlex portable drive into a blazing-fast Thunderbolt device for your compatible computer. This portable solution allows you to take it with you everywhere you go, as it is completely bus powered, meaning you do not need an external power supply. Connect it to the end of a daisy chain of. Thunderbolt devices, or directly to the. Thunderbolt port on your computer. With the help of Thunderbolt technology and compatible peripherals, users can turn their everyday computer into a powerful workstation.