5k Monitors compatible with 13" MBP Retina?

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  1. orbitalpunk, Jun 5, 2015
    Last edited: Jun 5, 2015

    orbitalpunk macrumors 6502


    Aug 14, 2006
    Hi there,

    I was planning on purchasing a current MacBook Pro 13 inch with retina display and I was wondering if anyone can tell me if there're any external 5K monitors that are compatible with it. I thought about purchasing the Apple Cinema Display but it's not Retina so I was wondering if there're any other manufactures that maybe compatible.

  2. Kal-037 macrumors 65816


    Apr 7, 2015
    Depends on the day, but usually I live all over.
    Unfortunately, the only MacBook that can run a 5k display is the 2015 15-inch rMBP with the new AMD RadeonR9 M370X GPU.
    The newest 2015 13" MBP With OS X Yosemite v10.10.3, can support a 4K (3840x2160) display at 60Hz. But it cannot support a 4096x2160 4k resolution.


  3. Freyqq macrumors 68040

    Dec 13, 2004
    The hardware should be able to do it via MST, but OSX doesn't let you do it apparently. Maybe they'll turn it on in the future.

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