Non-Apple 100W USB-C to USB-C Cable recommendations

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  1. snipes

    snipes Active Member

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    What's your recommended brand for a non-apple 100W USB-C to USB-C cable that's: fully compatible for charge and sync, very sturdy, lower cost than Apple's?

    At minimum all USB-C to USB-C cables are designed to allow 60W. You need to specify 100W cables if you need that much power.

    Reminder: Specify data speeds & cable length.

    UGREEN on Amazon appears to be good, cheap and popular but at USB 2.0 speeds of 480 Mbit/s (60 MB/s). It is also available cheaper on Lazada. On Lazada you you need to select the "Color Family" of "Black-100W 5A". This will reduce your choices to 1m & 2m. UGREEN showed up on Lazda when you search for "100W USB".

    Just wish it was in white so it's easier to ID as the cable for Apple products.
     
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    when in doubt... but from Apple, I believe Apple site is also selling cables from Mophie and Belkin
     
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    Thank you for the suggestion.

    Apple cables arent known for physical durability from bending. Mophie and Belkin tend to be more expensive and may not be as durable as desired.

    I am looking for a 100W, 10Gbps (USB 3.1) and 6 feet.

    The UGREEN cable has the 100W 6 feet cable at 480Mbps speed. I feel more confident with the brand as they have a company page on Amazon.

    If I can get the exact same cable faster & cheaper than Amazon then why not buy locally? Just wish it was color white for easier ID.
     
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    what you're looking for is thunderbolt 3 cable that is not apple. not just simple USB C to C.

    as for recommendation, i dont have. highly like the same brands you mentioned.
     
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    Thank for the suggestion.

    Amazon has the 100W, 10Gbps (USB 3.1) and 6 feet cable. It's only $12 as it does not have Thunderbolt 3.

    The UGREEN is 480Mbps at less than $7 through Lazada...

    Data throughput difference between USB & Thunderbolt versions

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    I hope they make a 200W version in the future at the same price point of $50
    • Max Power Output: 200W
    • Ports: 2 x USB-C and 2 x USB-A
    • USB-C1: 100W Power Delivery 3.0, 5~15V/3A, 20V/5A
    • USB-C2: 100W Power Delivery 3.0, 5~15V/3A, 20V/5A
    • USB-A1: 5/10/12W, 18W Quick Charge 3.0, 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A
    • USB-A2: 5/10/12W, 18W Quick Charge 3.0, 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A
     
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    ^if a 200W charger exists... and I post the link here, wouldn't you ask (again) for a 300W version this time? :) - just kidding bro.

    I think 100W is all that one needs in traveling these days since the MBP only requires 96W.

    The route i'm wishing for, is them to innovate devices that "fast charges" with minimal wattage needed.
     
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    The total max output of your charger is limited to100W.

    Many arent aware that if you plug in a 16", iPad Pro 12.9 and two Samsung flagship smartphones the charger will have to split 100W among all 4 devices. Splitting 100W among those 4 devices will slow charge everything.

    And this thread is about 100W cables and not chargers. :)

    That's why I was hoping for a 200W charger. 96W to 16", 30W to iPad Pro 12.9" and 18W for each Samsung flagship. A grand total of 162W.

    Now for your 300W version would require at least 3 USB-C ports to make any sense.
     
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    Shopee and lazada sells ugreen. I always buy my cat7 from ugreen
     

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