Can the 2015 Airs Do 4K @ 60 hertz?

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by EightyTwenty, Mar 14, 2015.

  1. EightyTwenty macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2015
    Is the HD6000 able to do this? The new intel NUC with broadwell claim to be able to support 4K, so I'd think the Airs would as well.

    Sorry if it's been discussed already.
  2. Deadlake macrumors newbie

    Sep 12, 2012
    You are quite correct the HD6000 does support 4K @ 60 Hz. However Apple have not enabled this functionality. The iris pro 15" where in a similar position and apple patched the graphics driver to enable this functionality.
  3. EightyTwenty thread starter macrumors 6502

    Mar 11, 2015
  4. radus macrumors 6502

    Jan 12, 2009
    thats a shame

    even my Surface Pro 3 (HD 5000 grafics) connects via display port 1.2 to the dell 4k monitor and to the panasonic 4k tv 4k with 60Hz without any problem
  5. cbautis2 macrumors 6502a

    Aug 17, 2013
    Nope. It doesn't. You need a HQ or MQ class with Intel HD4600 or Iris Pro 5200 to output 4K at 60 Hz. Surface Pro 3 can do 4K at 52 Hz though just like iris 5100 on the rmbp 13
  6. wgr73 macrumors 6502a


    Oct 31, 2005
    New Mexico
  7. zhenya macrumors 603


    Jan 6, 2005
    If the screen uses MST the Surface can do 60hz.

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