I'll continue car analogy
A person can buy a full packaged Porsche Panamera, get it upgraded heavily by a tuning company and get something very special for much less then Bugatti Veyron cost. Much more options for far lesser price.
I guess it's what we discuss here in the forum
Very well said, Mr 3.14r2 .
So now the question is: will there be a juicy market for TB peripherals / upgrades / coffee machines / whatever, or is it already a doomed braindead zombie condemned to haunt the cemetery of computer hardware failures history ?