Airplay unsupported on "Mac Pro"?

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by bedifferent, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. macrumors 603

    bedifferent

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    Have been using 10.8 as a developer since DP1 on my current gen 12-Core "Mac Pro", 2011 iMac, "Mac Mini" and 2011 "MacBook Pro". AirPlay works on all aside from "Mac Pro"; although it did for the first DP1 for some reason.

    It's not a deal breaker so I haven't bothered reading all Apple ADC doc's, any idea why this is the case?

    Thanks!
     
  2. macrumors 601

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    Yes. The mac Pro lacks the dedicated on board chip that Intel requires as part of QuickSync. It is only on the recent i processors and not the older Xeon processors. That is based on Apple’s implementation that requires specific hardware that your Mac Pro does not have.
     
  3. thread starter macrumors 603

    bedifferent

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    With no update in sight until next year.

    The Pro is getting no love :(

    le sigh
     

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