1080p movies and maybe above does it handle it ?

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by callawayno1, May 30, 2015.

  1. callawayno1 macrumors member

    Dec 15, 2013
    i am thinking of getting a the new macbook but i am most often going to watch movies on it and i wonder if the processor will handle it without hickups mostly 1080p movies or maybe more if it can handle it , and can it handle 1080p to apple tv on a tv flawless?
  2. Pieterr macrumors regular

    Mar 22, 2015
    The Netherlands
  3. thitiv macrumors member

    Dec 3, 2011
    Bangkok, Thailand
    I occasionally set the display resolution to 1920x1200 just to play 1080p MKV movies with Mac Blu-ray Player (see a thread on this forum on how to enable 1920x1200). Sound quality is superb. Video playback is smooth. It takes up to 80% of battery juice to watch a 2-hour movie though.
  4. PDFierro macrumors 68040

    Sep 8, 2009

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