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    MP 7,1 Dual monitor suggestions for 7,1 for designer

    Hey all, So waiting on a 7,1 16c, W5700X base Ram and SSD. Currently trying to decide what I should do for monitors. I currently have 2 X Samsung SMS27A850 Displays which I've had since I brought my cMP mid 2012 and I love them. Always consistent even now. These were mid-priced monitors back...
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    M1 MacBook Air: External display not recognized after waking from sleep

    I have a MacBook Air M1 (16GB/1TB) connected to a Samsung 4K TV as a primary display using a USB-C to HDMI adapter. When the MacBook Air goes to sleep and I wake it, the TV reports receiving no signal, and the MacBook doesn't seem to "see" the display any longer. Power cycling the TV doesn't...
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    Mac Mini 2020 Catalina not working with HDMI switch + extractor

    Hi, I use an LG 4K monitor that works like a charm when I use HDMI directly with the Mac Mini 2020. Would like to use a Sonos Beam soundbar and in order to do that, I'm using an HDMI switch audio extractor. I wondered if I could get the audio to work but to my surprise, there's no video...
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    4K monitor at 1440p scaling performance

    Hi! While researching about 4K monitors for my MacBook Air 2020 I found out that many mac users experience performance issues when applying scaling. More precisely when scaling not to the native 4K resolution or 1080p but between the "more space" and "larger text". Somewhere in the middle there...
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    Catalina sudden dual monitor issues

    I'm using my MacBook Pro 2018 in clamshell mode with two monitors, the primary being a 4K LG 27UK850 over USB C, and the second a 1080p HP Pavilion 22xi over HDMI and USB C. This has worked without issues for months. When plugging in my MacBook today, I found that the primary and secondary...
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    MacBook Pro (2017) has small dots with LG UltraFine 4K 21.5" monitor

    This is my first post here so apologies if it isn't flawless or anything. After a bit of research I decided to purchase the LG UltraFine 4K 21.5" (22MD4KA) external monitor to run with my 13" MacBook Pro 2017. It seems pretty solid overall after plugging it in and playing around. However, I've...
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    Mac Pro -2013 Monitor compatibility

    Hi there, Using a 2013 mac pro d300's 3.5 6 core etc... I'm looking to upgrade my monitor, been using an asus PA248Q for 6 years or so and its been fantastic. Id like to get a 27-inch 4k display budget is around 550 GBP Can someone please explain what ill miss out on if I buy Ben Q PD2700U...
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    Philips vs LG Monitor Screen

    Hey I need some advice please. I would like to buy a screen (NOT a TV) to use with my mac. At the moment to use with a MBA 13". But I want to keep the alternative to be able to use it with a MBPro 2018 and perhaps a Mac Mini. The screen will be used for everything work at home... But mainly...
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    Macbook Pro 13” with a 4K monitor at 60Hz 2560 x 1440 success

    Hardware: Macbook Pro 13” Retina late 2013, Monitor 4K, 27” BenQ PD2700U Software: SwitchResX http://www.madrau.com Result/Bottom line: Using SwitchResX software allowed me to use 2560 x 1440 resolution at 60Hz refresh rate and the monitor kept the sharpness and detail of the full 4K...