|Dec 29, 2012, 04:52 PM||#1|
Can 2010 MacBook Pro drive 1920x1200 pixels?
Okay, I'm a bit puzzled here. I just picked up a 24" Asus PA248Q display. It's a mid-range IPS monitor, 1920 x 1200 and a response time of 6ms.
I'm driving this monitor with a 2010 MacBook Pro 2.4GHz Core 2 Duo that has a NVIDIA GeForce 320M video card.
When running any online YouTube or embedded video to full screen I get a choppy playback. Not super bad, but noticable that frames are dropped. Movies played back from my hard drive seem to be okay.
Conversely, my older 7 year old 2.0gHz iMac Core Duo with an ATI plays the same online video back perfectly. But it's only driving 1680 x 1050 pixels.
Is this a bandwidth or video card issue? Or both. Is 1920 x 1200 pixels just too much information to drive?
|Dec 29, 2012, 05:00 PM||#3|
My really old desktop with an AMD Athlon XP and 9700 pro used to drive 1920x1200 monitor and that was used for video music playback and other stuff so I would say a definite yes, It should be no problem.
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|Dec 29, 2012, 05:31 PM||#4|
Early 2008 MBP 2.4Ghz Penryn, 4GB RAM, WD Scorpio Black
2012 MBP 2.6Ghz Ivy Bridge, 16GB RAM, 840EVO and 750GB Opti-bay
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|Dec 29, 2012, 05:36 PM||#5|
Yeah, I figured the same. This shouldn't be a problem to drive.
Could it be bandwidth?
Or maybe the mini-dp to HDMI cable is the issue. I read that DVI might be the better way to go?
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