27" Dell Ultrasharp monitor with a Santa Rosa MBP?

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by askywalker, Mar 28, 2009.

  1. askywalker macrumors regular

    Aug 18, 2007
    I have the Santa Rosa Macbook Pro, and need to get an external monitor. I was looking at the 27" Ultrasharp - someone told me that the Santa Rosa might be too old to work with it. It has DVI - but can the graphics card output smoothly?
  2. Demosthenes X macrumors 68000

    Demosthenes X

    Oct 21, 2008
    It will work fine. Although it's 27", it's still only got a resolution of 1920 x 1200 - the same as most 24" monitors.
  3. Fishrrman macrumors G5


    Feb 20, 2009
    Re: 27" Dell Ultrasharp

    The Dell Ultrasharp 27" looks to be a great monitor.

    Be aware that it goes on sale now and then, with prices that range from about $630 down to $580 or so. Might be worth waiting for a sale or hunting up a coupon code somewhere.

    - John
  4. xhambonex macrumors 6502a

    Apr 17, 2008
    I got the same computer and run a direct dvi connection to my 1920x1200 24" Samsung monitor no problems. You should be fine the graphics can handle it, your computer isn't that old.

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