Driving the LG 27 Ultrafine

Discussion in 'iMac' started by scoobeesnac, Nov 1, 2016.

  1. scoobeesnac macrumors member

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    The iMac's x2 TB2 can drive a 5k external screen, do you think it will be possible to drive the LG TB3 Ultrafine 27 with adapters at some point?
     
  2. Ahheck01 macrumors 6502

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    I've heard conflicting reports on this. Some say "No" because it's not listed as compatible on Apple's website. Others say yes. Anyone have some definitive clarity on this?
     
  3. mpe macrumors regular

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    LG Ultrafine requires a Thunderbolt 3 enabled Mac, which 5k iMac isn't.
     
  4. CWallace macrumors 603

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    The only possible way would be an external dock that can take 2 TB2/DP inputs and merge them into a single TB3/dual-DP output. And I doubt we'll ever see such a thing.
     

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