2013 Mac Pro base level, how many monitors?

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  1. Muscle macrumors regular

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    So I'm thinking of getting the base level mac pro, was wondering how many dell u2715h monitors I can have hooked up to it.
     
  2. bax2003 macrumors 6502a

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    https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202801

    This applies to all Late 2013 Mac Pros.

    This your point of interest:
    • Six Apple Thunderbolt Displays (27-inch), Apple LED Cinema Displays (27-inch), or third-party Mini DisplayPort displays.
     
  3. CuamckuyKot macrumors member

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    Pay attention that via HDMI (standart HDMI + miniDP-HDMI-adapter) you can plug in only 2 monitors max. Otherwise you should use special miniDP-DVI active adapter (with additional USB-power cable).
     
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    Just to add, with every new DELL u2715h you get one Mini-DP to DP cable. So no need for any adapters, unless you used all your Thunderbolt ports (Mini DisplayPorts) for something else.
     
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  6. Muscle thread starter macrumors regular

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    thanks for the responses. so the u2715 is not a 4k or 5k monitor? since i read on the forums that the new mac pro can only handle 1 5k monitor and 2 4k monitors?

    So realistically I can hook up 6 u2715s to the mac pro running at 60hz without any issues?
     
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    Sorry to piggy back on this one but I think it's relatable.

    Does anyone know if you can daisy chain with the U2715H and mac pro? So thunderbolt out to display 1 in mini-display port, monitor 1 out of display port to monitor 2 display port in. Make sense? thanks for any info. Just looking to free up thunderbolt ports for other i/o needs.
     
  11. edanuff macrumors 6502

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    Yes, but you'll need to turn DP 1.2 on in the OSD Display Settings.
     
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