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SHNXX

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I just bought a 16" macbook pro with m1max.
While waiting for it, I just used the black fri deal to get an alienware 38" AW3821DW monitor, which is ultrawide.

Has anyone tried this combo or any other ultrawide monitors?
Any glitches?
do I need to buy any extra cables?
 

91macuser

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Not tried that one. Have a 14" MBP M1Pro with LG 34WP88C and its a belter. It came with USBC-USBC and HDMI-HDMI cables. Only issue so far is on-off cycling of the monitor during MBP sleep...
 

tekmoe

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Someone else posted a very similar thread in the Apple Silicon forum that I responded to with the following -

I just purchased my first curved monitor this week and I love it! I went with the AOC CU34G2X which is a 34" ultrawide. I'm using it primarily with my 16" MBP M1 Max but also plan to hook up my work laptop, an HP Elitebook, to it as well. I purchased a usb-c to DisplayPort cable but it's been very finicky so I've been using the HDMI cable instead. On my Mac, I can do the full 3440x1440 resolution @ 100 Hertz but my HP is only able to do 3440x1440 @ 30 Hertz. I assume that is due to the crappy graphics card in the HP but I haven't done much research on it. Super happy with it, especially for the price - just hope it lasts a long time

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I do want to figure out how to get the usb-c to DisplayPort working consistently because when it does, it’s outputting at the full 144 Hertz.
 

SHNXX

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Bought the Alienware 38" aw3821dw.
Not sure if it's the best choice possible, but I bought it for $1000 on BF so whatever.
 
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