4k display

  1. S

    2018 Mac Mini monitor dilemma

    Hi folks, Thanks in advance for any help. I have a 2018 Mac Mini arriving soon with 32 gig of RAM and the upgraded processor. My issue is monitor choice. I would like a 34 inch wide monitor for the work I do, but I’ve seen lots of articles suggesting that even a screen as large as 27 inches...
  2. F.A.D.

    MP 1,1-5,1 Mac Pro 5.1 won't boot with attached 4K Display

    Hello, I replaced my two 23" Apple Cinema displays with a 43" LG 43UD79-B 4K Display which has very much the same PPI as my old displays which I like. I'm using a 5.1 with the newest Firmware (144.0.0.0.0), a flashed Sapphire 7950 and a fresh Install of 10.14.5 on a PCIe NVME. I have read...
  3. S

    24-27" 4K Monitors for 2018 Mac mini?

    We are getting ready to buy a 4K 24” or 27” monitor to replace our ~10+ year old 23” Apple Cinema Display. We are using Safari, Mail, Omnifocus, iTunes and Photos on a daily basis on a new 2018 Mac mini. We'd love to have our next monitor last as long and perform as well as our current one...
  4. T

    Connecting non 4k MacBook Pro to 4K TV / Monitor... what res will display?

    Hi All So, I have a MBP, 2012, that isn't 4k capable, so I was wondering what would happen if I connected my MBP to a 4K TV or 4K Monitor? What resolution, if anything, would be displayed on the device? Reason: I have spotted a great offer for a 40" 4K TV on Amazon. I am not a gamer so am not...
  5. privpiotr

    Mac Pro 5.1 mid 2010, HD5770, DELL U2718Q 4K ISSUE

    Hi Guys. My mac is 5.1 mid 2010 equipped with standard HD5770 1Gb Mac card on board. OSX High Sierra. I bought Dell U2718Q, connected it to mac Pro with mDP->DP cable. Monitor runs in 4k wit 30Hz. It is ok for me ( no games, just work with documents ). Frequency is as in manuals for 5770...
  6. M

    13" with 4K monitor(s) + devs/data analysts

    I'm currently learning programming via MOOCs like Udemy, Coursera, edx, etc. I finished SQL and I'm currently on Python. When I learn, I usually have lots of browser windows open, along with Anaconda, text editor, multiple folders, Word to take notes with screenshots and I'm connected to a 4K...
  7. cochinet

    External displays for macbook pro retina 13" late 2013

    Hi guys, I'm looking for a little help here :) I'm not quite convinced with the changes in the font rendering that Mojave brought us, because I use an external monitor LCD and it looks a little off even doing all the configuration changes that are "recommended" that supposedly "fix" this issue...
  8. chanc

    How to optimize for 43" 4K TV

    With 4K TV prices dropping like crazy, I just bought a 43" 4K TV to use a monitor with my 2017 MacBook Pro. I've hooked everything up using a USB-C to HDMI cable (HDMI 2.0) and the picture looks great (everything is clear and sharp). The TV is reporting 4K @ 60Hz. However, the text is quite...
  9. F

    iMac for College?

    I currently have a 13" MacBook Pro (2017) and I'm a freshman in college right now. I'm thinking about purchasing an iMac 4k with an SSD for next fall. I will have a suite so I'll have my own room. Would an iMac be helpful for college? if anyone uses an iMac for college along with a MacBook to...
  10. Viridiana99

    Video artifacts/scrambling with MBP Mid-2012 and ViewSonic 4K display

    Hi, Wondering if anyone else had a similar problem and solved it? I have a new ViewSonic 4K monitor (VP3268-4K) and though ViewSonic assured me it would be compatible with my older MacBook Pro, it’s having issues. - My Macbook Pro is a 13” Mid 2012 2.9 GHz non-Retina w/ 16GB RAM - I am...
  11. T

    Monitor 24" or 27" for 4k (3840x2160)

    Hello world. I'm battling with thoughts what better to buy for me between those two monitors: LG 24UD58 or LG 27UD58. I have MacBook Pro 15" 2015 (with iGPU only) and I know that I need MiniDP -> DP cable and I checked that it works great. I need it mostly for coding (I need excellent fonts)...
  12. N

    UI performance with 4k monitor

    Has anyone hooked their 2018 Mac mini up to a 4k monitor yet? How is UI performance? Just wondering how the Intel graphics handles the UI. My MacBook Pro with Intel graphics currently gets a little laggy so hoping a new mini will not have the same issue
  13. P

    Mac on 27" 4K microscopic menu items

    tldr: is there some way to use my 4K monitor at native resolution but make OS components (menus, etc.) reasonably large, the way Windows and Linux can? I have a 2017 Macbook Pro and I just got a beautiful new LG 27UK650-W 27" 4K monitor to pair with my Dell U2713 (2560x1440). I first hooked the...
  14. M

    Mouse stutter on macbook pro with external 4k display

    Hi I noticed that when moving mouse quiet often it get's stuck for a split second. I'm using latest macOS (but the same problem was before upgrade from 10.13.4), I have macbook pro with radeon 555 (mid 2017) I saw that behavior only with when I'm using 4k external display with scaling (I scale...
  15. Bucharoo1

    External Monitor must restart each new use and 2017 MACmini

    I have a 2018 mini connected with HDMI cable to a dell 21" Wide Quad High Definition monitor. Every time I return to work after a sleep, the monitor requires a restart. Annoying as hell. HELP!
  16. J

    Run LG Ultrafine 5K & 4K from CalDigit TS3 Dock

    I have a 2017 15" MBP and one of each of the LG Ultrafine 5k and 4k monitors. I wanted to try and run these from my CalDigit TS3 Thunderbolt dock (using the 4K in portrait and the 5K in landscape), but it looks like it's not working as I expected. CalDigit specifies that the dock can support one...
  17. C

    Is running a 4k display at 1440p going to noticeably degrade performance no matter what?

    I'm a graphic designer and use apps like Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. I notice when I'm working on complex files, my 4k display has noticeable refresh issues as the GPU is constantly playing catch up with what I'm doing. I'm connecting directly via DisplayPort @ 60hz. Normal computer...
  18. C

    Is running a 4k display at 1440p going to noticeably degrade performance no matter what?

    I'm a graphic designer and use apps like Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc. I notice when I'm working on complex files, my 4k display has noticeable refresh issues as the GPU is constantly playing catch up with what I'm doing. I'm connecting directly via DisplayPort @ 60hz. Normal computer...
  19. Dj64Mk7

    Samsung Q6F vs MU8500 vs MU8000

    With my student discount at Samsung, I have the ability to get one of these three TVs for far under $1000. I’m looking at the: Q6F: 49” for $640 / 55” for $800 MU8500: 55” for $700 MU8000: 49” for $640 / 55” for $675 Which of these models, at what size, is the best value for the money? I...
  20. jgelin

    2017 iMac Paired with LG 4K Simultaneous audio?

    Hello all, Happy to say that I have upgraded my iMac to the newer 5K version and paired it with the LG 4K monitor. The monitor itself seems to have amazing speakers, so I would like to pair them with those in the iMac. Both devices, when used independently rely on the system audio controls for...