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Excellent Dock for Windows 8.1

Works fine with Ultrabook running Windows 8.1 just download the latest Displaylink software from the Displaylink website and it will update the dock to the latest version. Running with dual Screens, ethernet, and several usb devices connected all are working fine.

Mike Edwards | 4th June 2015

Works well with Windows 7 - bear in mind CPU load though

Works well - but bear in mind that by driving monitors via a USB3 connection you are moving work that was previously done by the GPU (graphics chip or integrated graphics on the processor) back to the general CPU. Mine is plugged into a Windows 7 i5 laptop via USB3 and is driving a 1600x1200 monitor (HDMI connection via adaptor to DVI) and a 1440x900 monitor (DVI connection via adaptor to VGA). I have disabled the laptop's native display (though could use this as a third monitor) so am running a dual monitor setup entirely over USB3. All this works well, along with wired ethernet stereo loudspeakers, keyboard and mouse (via USB2). Also plugged in but only used occasionally via USB are an external HD, DVD writer and printer. So a great product, which allows me to use my laptop as a full multi-monitor desktop system, but when I do want to use the laptop in a mobile role, I have only one USB cable (and 1 power cable) to unplug. But you're laptop's CPU will have to work harder (and hotter & so more noisily) to achieve this.

John Richardson | 4th June 2014
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Thanks for the very comprehensive review.
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THe Idea is great

Review submitted on 5th November 2013


It looks good, the idea is great but it isn't Window 8 compatible... OK the USB ports work, but I got it with the thought that I could expand my laptop to have duel screens and shucks without the drivers it won't connect.

Dolphinspirit | 19th November 2013
USB 3.0 Notebook Docking Station