Dual cinema displays on Mini

Discussion in 'Mac mini' started by PianoFire, Nov 7, 2011.

  1. PianoFire macrumors newbie

    Nov 7, 2011
    Sorry for the noobish question but before I get my first mac I wanted someone to confirm that 2 20 inch aluminum displays will work fine with the new base mini, anyone?

  2. cherry su macrumors 65816

    cherry su

    Feb 28, 2008
    Yes it's fine- you'll need a mini DisplayPort to DVI adapter.
  3. Zwhaler macrumors 604


    Jun 10, 2006
    It will work but will put a heavy strain on the Intel integrated graphics which might cause lag.
  4. PianoFire thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 7, 2011
    Thanks guys.

    One more question, by strain do you mean it could potentially be bad for it? I could deal with a little lag if it's okay on the card. And if so, would opting for the 799 model be the way to go?
  5. deafgoose macrumors regular


    Oct 20, 2011
    I am running the mid level mini ($799 model) with two 27" thunderbolt displays and I am not experiencing any lag.
  6. PianoFire thread starter macrumors newbie

    Nov 7, 2011
    Yes! I think I should be good with a base Mini. Thanks for the help guys, this forum is very helpful.

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