Best monitor for mid-2010 mbp 15" 2.54

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by RUGGLES99, May 25, 2015.

  1. RUGGLES99 macrumors 6502

    Feb 9, 2015
    My 2010 MBP i5 2.53 is in excellent shape. I'm thinking of using it as a desktop. What are my options for the best, high resolution monitor, hopefully a 27" that's reasonably priced and what do I need to hook them up. I would want to use the MBP in closed clamshell mode. TIA
  2. snaky69 macrumors 603

    Mar 14, 2008
    You'll need a mini displayport to "whatever input your monitor has" adapter/cable. You'll have to determine that once you've chosen your monitor. You'll more than likely have either DVI or HDMI as an input. Or regular(not mini) displayport. It really depends.

    As far as which monitor to recommend? I'd say the one that fits your needs and budget. Dell makes nice monitors.
  3. JTToft macrumors 68040

    Apr 27, 2010
    Aarhus, Denmark
    Dell UltraSharp U2715H or U2515H. They're identical except for screen size (27" and 25") and price.
    They come with the cable you need for connecting (a Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort).

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