|Dec 9, 2012, 11:32 AM||#1|
New iMac as monitor for Windows PC?
so alot of different opinions is out there. My you can verify it for me?
Have a lenovo X230 "work pc" with a mini display port output. I need to hook it up to a monitor when im working in my "home office".
I would really like to grab one of the new imac's but i need to be sure if i can use the monitor.
I saw this link:
Can someone confirm that this can be done?
|Dec 9, 2012, 02:20 PM||#3|
The only iMac this has a possibility of working with is the 2010 27" iMac. The 2011 and 2012 iMacs have Thunderbolt inputs only. Mini displayport connections won't work. There are some PC motherboards with built-in Thunderbolt controller connections, but so far, according to discussions in this forum, it appears that the iMac's Thunderbolt target display mode works with output from Macs only.
|Dec 9, 2012, 02:31 PM||#4|
|Dec 9, 2012, 02:32 PM||#5|
Maybe this could help get you in the right direction in seeing if the new models will support this somehow. Thunderbolt to hdmi?
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