What Is The Best Thunderbolt Splitter For Two Monitors In 2022

Thunderbolt is a hardware interface that allows you to connect up to six peripherals to a computer. A Thunderbolt splitter for two monitors can be used to connect two monitors to a single computer.

A Shortlist Of The Best Thunderbolt Splitter For Two Monitors

Here is a quick recap of our top 10 picks that lets you compare each phone with another and allow you to choose the best one.

10 Best Thunderbolt Splitter For Two Monitors People Love In 2022: In Depth Features

SaleBestseller No. 1
StarTech.com 2-Port Multi Monitor Adapter - USB-C to 2x HDMI Video Splitter - USB Type-C to HDMI MST Hub - Dual 4K 30Hz or 1080p 60Hz - Thunderbolt 3 Compatible - Windows Only (MSTCDP122HD)
  • MULTIPLE MONITORS FOR WINDOWS: USB-C to HDMI splitter to drive 2x 4K 30Hz or 2x 1080p 60Hz HDMI displays using a USB-C DP Alt-Mode port (DP 1.2/HBR2/MST) w/ no video compression; Thunderbolt 3 compatible | Not compatible with macOS
  • CONVENIENCE: With a built-in 1ft cable, this bus-powered 2-port MST hub provides an easy method to connect up to two independent screens with any DisplayPort over USB Type-C Windows host device
  • COMPATIBLE WITH: Dell XPS / Precision / Latitude, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon / Extreme, Surface Laptop 3 / Book 3 / Pro 7, HP ProBook / EliteBook / Spectre / ZBook & smaller (Mini
  • ITX) computers | Requires host system supporting DP Alt Mode 1.2/HBR2/MST
  • INCREASE PRODUCTIVITY: With minimal footprint, this multi stream transport hub helps increase your productivity by adding extended or mirrored displays to your workstation at the office/home office
SaleBestseller No. 2
USB C Docking Station Dual Monitor, 9 in 1 USB C Triple Display Docking Station to Dual HDMI Adapter Displayport SD TF Card Reader 2USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, 100W PD for USB C Thunderbolt 3 Laptops
  • Laptop USB C Docking Station:Perfectly combined the function of USB c dock and hub featuring USB C Thunderblot 3 to Dual HDMI ports 4K@60HZ,1*DP outpout,1*super speed USB 3.0 Ports(Up to 5Gbps), 2*standard USB 2.0 Ports, SD/TF card reader and type c port (87W PD charging),support Windows USB C device which supports video output or DP Alt Mode; Make Your Life More Intelligent.
  • 9-IN-1 Triple Display:Usb c docking station dual monitor HDMI+DP, with three high-definition video output ports, ONLY Windows OS supports triple display, CAN NOT support Mac OS; Under Extended Mode, allow you enjoy 3 multiple display from 2 HDMI output, 1*DP output; for Mirror Mode, our hub support triple display: 1*HDMI output, 1* HDMI+DP.❤Please Note: ONLY Windows system support MST, Mac does not support; HDMI Port 60HZ Only for DP1.4 laptop.
  • Fast Speed USB C Hub: This hdmi docking station enlabled 2 USB 3.0 Port up to 5Gbps,2 USB 2. 0 ports provide stable connection without wireless interference; Due to the USB 3. 0 radio frequency interference to the wireless connection, It is advisable to connect your wireless device to the USB 2. 0 ports; SD & TF speeds up to 480Mbps and two cards can be read simultaneously; this USB C adapter provides 1*Type-C pass through Female port by which you could securely charge for laptops.
  • Extensive Compatibility: This usb c dongle works well with Thunderbolt 3 compatible devices,such as Dell XPS13/15,Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+,MacBook/MacBook Pro2020 2019 2018,MacBook Air2020-2018,iPad Pro 2018 ,etc❤️(Notes: HDMI DP function need to confirm that your host device supports video output or DP Alt Mode, NOT for all USB-C port laptop, such as this adapter CANNOT work with HP Pavilion/HP EliteBook/Lenovo IdeaPad...)
  • Portable design: Plug & Play, Easy to Use,No driver request, just plug and play. This USB C Dual HDMI Adapter is equipped with a safety system that provides surge protection, overload protection and over heat (High temperature) protection. As a new content of powerful USB C docking station.
Bestseller No. 3
USB C to Dual HDMI Adapter 4K @60hz,Selore&S-Global Type C to HDMI Converter for MacBook Pro Air 2020/2019/2018,LenovoYoga 920/Thinkpad T480,Dell XPS 13/15,etc
  • USB-C to Dual HDMI Adapter 2 in 1: ❤️Attention: For Mac OS, it ONLY Mirror Mode, Can't extend two different Screen, due to Mac OS limitation; Connect device with USB Type C (tunderbolt 3) port to two external monitors with 4K HDMI output; You can enjoy movies,games with your families on external ultra HD big screen; Windows OS supports both SST and MST mode, if you not sure how to setting, please contact us, or download the user guide in Product information->Product information.
  • Wide Compatibility: ❤️(Note: NOT for all USB-C port laptop, such as this adapter CANNOT work with HP Pavilion/Lenovo IdeaPad, You need to confirm that your host device's C port supports video output or DP Alt Mode, and you can normally see the DP-logo next to the port if this is the case, ).This HDMI Reader works well with Thunderbolt 3 compatible devices,such as MacBook/MacBook Pro2020 2019 2018 2017,MacBook Air2020-2018,iPad Pro 2018 ,Dell XPS13/15,Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+,etc
  • Vivid 3D Effect Video Sync: This usb c to hdmi adapter resolution up to 4K(3840X2160P@60HZ), dual monitor with HDMI at 3840x2160@30Hz; Dual monitor USB C adapter also support 1440p and 1080p at 60Hz offered by the DisplayPort MST technology; with this high-performance USB-C adapter when you play games the screen without any millisecond delay.❤️ (Important: ONLY when your devices support 4K resolution, the video output will be 4K,please make sure to use a HDMI 2.0 cable or better.)
  • Hassle-Free Setup: Multi-stream transport offers an easy setup by natively working on device that supports DP Alt Mode over USB Type-C; plug-and-play, no drivers or software required.❤️ (NOTED:Please connect the monitor (HDMI port) first, then the laptop (usb c port), You may need to change the settings of "the default audio output device" on system preferences to deliver sound.)
  • What you get a: 1* USB Type C Adapter, 1* User Manual, At SELORE we offer 1-year defective product refund/replacement and friendly customer service; If there is any problem with this Dual HDMI Converter (such as: how to setting, how to use it...), please don't hesitate to let me know. I will always do my best to help on it.
Bestseller No. 4
USB C to Dual HDMI Adapter,7 in 1 USB C Docking Station to Dual HDMI Displayport VGA Adapter,USB C to 3USB 2.0, Multi Monitor Adapter for Dell XPS 13 15,Lenovo Yoga,Huawei Matebook X pro,etc
  • 7-IN-1 Expansion: Multiple-Display USB C docking station to dual HDMI 4K (1*60HZ & 1* 30HZ), 1*60HZ DP, 1*1080P VGA,3* standard USB 2.0 ports, with four high-definition video output ports,Under Extended Mode, you can enjoy 5 multiple display from 2 HDMI output, 1*DP output, 1* VGA and 1*screen of laptop. ❤Please Note: ONLY Windows OS can extend four display (support MST), Mac Does Not support Extend Mode, HDMI 1 and DP will be 60HZ while work separately while source is DP1.4.
  • Docking Station Dual Monitor :❤Attention: On Mac devices, ONLY Mirror Mode, CAN NOT extend two different Screen, due to Mac OS limitation; Connect device with USB Type C (tunderbolt 3) port to two external monitors ; You can enjoy movies,games with your families on external ultra HD big screen; ON Windows this usb c dual hdmi adapter support SST and MST mode, if you not sure how to setting, please let us know, or download the user guide in Product information->Product information.
  • Thunderbolt 3 to DisplayPort: USB-C to DisplayPort 1.4 Adapter supports up to 3840x2160 4K 60HZ, with this USB C to DP adapter and compatible equipment; Connects the laptop with a USB-C or Thunderbolt 3 port to a monitor with DisplayPort, ❤Please make sure your laptop specification support DP1.4 signal output, or it will be 30HZ.; USB C to VGA Adapter compatible for VGA projectors, stream video to a UHD TV, or connect to a projector for a presentation.
  • Standard USB A port: 3* USB 2. 0 ports provide more stable connection without wireless interference; Due to the USB 3. 0 radio frequency interference to the wireless connection, It is advisable to connect your wireless device to the USB 2. 0 ports; transfer speeds up to 480Mbps; Make Your Life More Intelligent.
  • Extensive Compatibility: This usb c dongle works well with Thunderbolt 3 compatible devices,such as MacBook/MacBook Pro2020 2019 2018,MacBook Air2020-2018,iPad Pro 2018 ,Dell XPS13/15,Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+,etc❤️(Attention: HDMI DP function need to confirm that your host device supports video output or DP Alt Mode, NOT for all USB-C port laptop, such as this adapter CANNOT work with HP Pavilion/HP EliteBook/Lenovo IdeaPad...)
Bestseller No. 5
WAVLINK USB-C to Dual 4K HDMI MST Adapter, Thunderbolt 3 Compatible, Type C to HDMI Multi Monitor Converter for MacBook Pro/Air, iPad Pro and More (DP Alternate Mode Required)
  • 【Dual 4K Display】: Wavlink USB C to Dual HDMI Adapter allows you to display the content of your laptop to 2 monitors at the same time at 3840*2160@30Hz. When only using one HDMI port, the resolution can up to 3840*2160@60Hz. **Note: Please make sure that your laptop, monitor, hdmi cable support 4K or 60Hz, otherwise, the output will not be 4K or 60Hz, the actual resolution depend on your device and video source.
  • 【Mirror and Extend Mode】: Type C HDMI Adapter is a good choice for Windows users as it supports three different modes under Windows OS. You can mirror your laptop or extend the screen to two identical or distinct external displays (AAA, ABB, ABC), while it will not allow for split screen under Mac OS due to the limit of Mac OS (supports AAA and ABB only). Tablets / phones can mirror one screen only.
  • 【Plug & Play with Premium Quality】: Instantly extend your laptop, tablet, or phone’s USB-C port into dual HDMI ports, no driver/firmware needed. Covered by premium aluminum alloy case and engineered with the best chipset. Wavlink dual HDMI converter provides a sleek and sturdy solution for extending your laptop screen. This adapter is also equipped with a safety system that provides surge protection, overload protection and overheat (High temperature) protection.
  • 【Wide Compatibility】: Compatible with Mac OS, Windows, Linux, Android system with USB-C port which supports "DisplayPort Alternate Mode" (not all USB-C ports/systems support Alternate Mode functionality). Compatible with MacBook Pro 2016-2020, MacBook Air 2018-2020, iPad Pro 2018 2020 (See Product Description for more details). **Note: Please contact us before purchasing if you are not sure about the compatibility.
  • 【Lifetime Customer Service】: Wavlink provides 12-month warranty (extra 6 months for registered members) and life-long technical support. Feel free to contact us for any issue before and after your purchase. We will always be here and ready to solve problems for you.
SaleBestseller No. 6
USB C to HDMI Adapter, UtechSmart USB C Hub to Dual HDMI, 4 in 1 Thunderbolt 3 to HDMI with 2 HDMI Ports 4K,USB 3.0 Port,Power Delivery Type C Port Compatible for MacBook,Nintendo Switch,USB C Device
  • Brilliant Modular System Design: We offer 1-year defective product refund/replacement and friendly customer service. Utechsmart 4 in 1 USB C adapter is equipped with 4K HDR HDMI and the fastest charging and transferring technology that allow you to connect 2 HDMI (4K resolution) simultaneous, USB C (fast charging) power delivery, USB -A 3. 0 ( fast data transferring). Whenever you need to have a business presentation, a larger screen display or entertainment. Utechsmart always get your back.
  • Innovative Dual Display: UtechSmart 4 in 1 USB C adapter allows you to display the content of your laptop to 2 monitors which maximum output up to 3840*2160@30hz resolution). No matter you are a calling center supervisor, data analyst or office manager that use 2 monitors in work absolutely can boost your working efficiency to an upper level. Attention: it ONLY supports MIRROR MODE on Apple Mac OS system which is limited by Mac itself.
  • Advanced Chip Architectur and Heat Dissipation Design: The new chip of UtechSmart 4 in 1 USB C adapter is not only support laptop and cell phone. Moreover, it supports Nintendo Switch. The Type C cable of adapter has triple shielding protection which provides fast and stable signal transmission. It also ensure dual monitor output without sutck, flicker or distortion. The special heat dissipation design increase the lifetime of adapter.
  • High Speed PD 3. 0 Charging & USB A 3. 0 Data Transmission: The UtechSmart USB C to HDMI adapter supports up to 100W fast charging and up to 5GBP USB A 3. 0 data transmission speed. For protecting user, UtechSmart 4 in 1 USB C adapter is equipped with a safety system which provides surge protection, overload protection and over heat (High temperature) protection.
  • Extensive Compatibility: UtechSmart 4 in 1 USB C adapter is an ideal adapter for Thunderbolt 3 compatible notebooks. For example, MacBook, Apple MacBook Pro 2016/2017/2018, Apple iMac/ iMac Pro, Google Chromebook Pixel, Samsung, Dell, Asus, HP, Lenovo, XPS Samsung S9, S9 Plus, S8, S8 Plus, Note 9, Note 8, Huawei New version phones and many other Type C cell phones and laptops.
Bestseller No. 7
Anker USB C to Dual HDMI Adapter, Compact and Portable USB C Adapter, Supports 4K@60Hz and Dual 4K@30Hz, for MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iPad Pro, XPS, and More [Compatible with Thunderbolt 3 Ports]
  • The Anker Advantage: Join the 55 million+ powered by our leading technology.
  • Dual 4K Display: Stream content to dual displays in resolutions up to 4K@60Hz for laptops with support for DP 1.4, or up to 4K@30Hz for laptops with support for DP 1.2.
  • Plug and Play: Instantly turn your laptop, tablet, or phone’s USB-C port into dual HDMI ports, with no installation necessary.
  • Compact Design: At only half an inch thick, PowerExpand lets you connect to dual displays while taking up minimal space on your desktop.
  • What You Get: PowerExpand USB-C to Dual HDMI Adapter, welcome guide, our worry-free 18-month warranty, and friendly customer service.
SaleBestseller No. 8
USB C to Dual HDMI 4K, CableCreation USB Type C (Compatible Thunderbolt 3) to 2 HDMI Adapter, Compatible with MacBook Pro 2019/2018/2017,XPS 13/Surface Book 2,Chromebook Pixel, Yoga 710, Aluminum Gray
  • 【BEFORE PURCHASE NOTE】 Make sure your laptop or PC supports ” Thunderbolt 3” or “display output mode(DP ALT mode)”. OTHERWISE it is NOT COMPATIBLE. Please feel free to contact us if you not sure the compatibility of your device.
  • 【How to set Dual display on MacBook】 Please noted that MacBook is NOT able to run EXTEND MODE if you enable 2 or above extension display. ONLY MIRROR MODE is available if you connected 2 or above extension display on MacBook. Steps: Top left corner Apple icon-->System Preferences-->Displays--> Mirror or Extend Displays, both HDMI monitor are identical but different with laptop screen.
  • 【 How to set Dual display on Windows】Both mirror and extend mode is available on Windows. Steps:Press Windows key + P combination command-->Choose Duplicate or Extend.
  • 【Plug & Play, Vivid 4K resolution】No driver or software needed. 2 extension display resolution is up to 4K@30Hz, please makre sure us HDMI 1.4 cable or above to avoid Screens flickering. If your source video or laptop is over 4K@30Hz. Please lower the resolution as :For Windows Menu--> Setting--> Display--> Advanced Display Settings, set your laptop's resolution same as or lower the resolution of external monitor. For MacOS: Left-upper Apple icon-->System Preferences-->Displays-->Mirror displays
  • 【2 Years Warranty】We provide 24 months worry free warranty for this USB-C dual HDMI convector, please feel free to contact us if you have any question or suggestion, we will get back to you in 24 hours.
Bestseller No. 9
gofanco USB-C to Dual 4K DisplayPort MST Adapter Splitter, 4K @30Hz, USB Type C to Displayport Multi Monitor Converter, Thunderbolt 3 Compatible, for Windows PCs, NOT Mac, (DP Alternate Mode Required)
  • ✔ *Important Notes* – 1) DisplayPort Alt Mode (DP Alt Mode) over USB-C required || 2) Requires GPU/Graphics card supporting more than 2 external displays || 3) Intel HD Graphics are limited to 3 external monitors altogether || 4) Mac OS does NOT support MST function and will only mirror the displays || ** Contact us before purchasing if you are not sure about compatibility
  • ✔ 2 ADDITIONAL EXTERNAL DISPLAYS – Connect two displays to your system through a single USB- C (USB Type-C) or Thunderbolt 3 port; work as a splitter or extended mode with independent monitors
  • ✔ HIGH RESOLUTION – Supports 2 independent displays up to 4K @30Hz. *NOTE: Requires a USB-C port that supports “DisplayPort Alternate Mode” (Alt Mode). Not all USB-C ports/systems support Alt Mode functionality
  • ✔ REVERSIBLE USB-C CONNECTOR & COMPATIBILITY – Eliminates connection difficulty and frustrations. Compatible with USB-C devices such as Lenovo, Acer, HP & More (Make sure USB-C port supports video)!
  • ✔ SIMPLE INSTALLATION – Supports Windows PCs with no driver installation required. *Mac OS* does not support MST function and will only mirror the displays. FCC, CE & RoHS compliant. Our products are backed with a 1-year limited warranty and experienced tech support team in Silicon Valley. Please click on gofanco in the buy box and select “Ask a Question” if you have any questions or concerns.
Bestseller No. 10
Thunderbolt 3 to Dual 4K 60Hz HDMI Adapter, Dockteck Thunderbolt 3 Dock USB Type C to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter, Supports Up to Two Monitors on Mac and Some Windows
  • Real Thunderbolt 3 to Dual HDMI 2.0 Adapter: Our dual HDMI adapter has been certified by Thunderbolt 3 and supports two HDMI displays at full GPU performance. The resolution is up to 2 x 4K @ 60Hz and is backwards compatible with 1080P.
  • Plug & Play: This thunderbolt dual 4k 60hz HDMI adapter does not require any additional drivers, software and power supply. You can easily expand your two monitors so that you don't have to switch software and you can work efficiently!
  • Compatible devices: Only suitable for computers with Thunderbolt 3 or Thunderbolt 4 technology, such as iMac Pro 2017, iMac 2017-2021, MacBook Air 2018-2020, MacBook Pro 2016-2020, Specter X360 Convertible 13 / EliteBook Folio G1 / Elite X2, ThinkPad P50 / P70, XPS 13 9350/13 9360/15 9550/15 9560, Precision 5510/5520/7710/7720. (Note: Make sure your Thunderbolt 3 host supports dual video output through the TBT 3 port before purchasing).
  • Portable and Efficient: The Dockteck Type C to 2 HDMI Adapter is only half an inch thick, so you can expand two displays anytime, anywhere. Therefore, it is very suitable for business travel and can greatly improve your work efficiency!
  • Notes: Not Compotible with Type-C Ports without The Thunderbolt logo. Cable that don’t Support Thunderbolt 3 will Not Work.

Things To Consider Before Buying The Best Thunderbolt Splitter For Two Monitors

Take the following considerations into account to choose the Best thunderbolt splitter for two monitors that meets your needs.

When looking to buy a thunderbolt splitter for two monitors, it is important to consider a number of factors. These include the size of the monitor, the type of thunderbolt connector used, and the price. Additionally, it is important to select a splitter that is compatible with both monitors.

Related Frequently Asked Questions

How Do I Connect Two Monitors To One Thunderbolt Port?

To connect two monitors to one Thunderbolt port, you will need to use an M-video cable to connect the monitors and then use the Thunderbolt port to couple the monitors.

Does Thunderbolt 2 Support Multiple Monitors?

Yes, Thunderbolt 2 supports multiple monitors.

Can You Split A Thunderbolt Connection?

Yes! You can split a Thunderbolt connection.

Does Thunderbolt 3 Support Multiple Monitors?

Yes, Thunderbolt 3 supports multiple monitors. However, it is not possible to use more than one monitor at a time on a Thunderbolt 3 device.

Conclusion

The best thunderbolt splitter for two monitors is a device that can split an HDMI cable in two and output the video to both monitors.

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