Intel Corrects Thunderbolt 5 Support Confusion for Raptor Lake Refresh CPUs

Clarification on Desktop Processors Amidst the Raptor Lake Refresh Launch

Intel has taken steps to address a recent error regarding Thunderbolt 5 support in their new Raptor Lake Refresh range of desktop processors. In the initial release statement, Intel indicated that the 14th-gen chips would “include support for … upcoming Thunderbolt 5 wired connectivity.” However, a correction has now been issued, revealing that the previous statement was inaccurate.

Clearing Up the Thunderbolt 5 Support Confusion

Intel’s corrected statement reads: “While some processors in the Intel Core 14th Gen processor family will include support for Thunderbolt 5, Intel Core 14th Gen desktop processors, specifically, will not support it.”