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macrumors newbie
Original poster
Oct 31, 2017
Looking for recommendations for a. External monitor for my MacBook Pro. It’s a maxed out 2017 no touch bar 13 inch.

I’d like a 27 inch monitor or possibly a little bigger. I’d like it to be 5k or at least 4K.

Any recommendations?

Has the LG 5k gotten over its issues? I would love that one but all the past reviews scare me.

It would be very nice to have the one cable usb-c setup but I’m not opposed to having a dock. Any recs on a dock too?

Price I’d like to stay $1500 or under

Thank you in advance!!


macrumors Penryn
Feb 20, 2009
My opinion only, but I prefer displays that are... "just displays".
No USB charging, etc. A hub... maybe.

The "keep things simple, stupid" approach.
There are plenty of 27" 4k displays out there at relatively reasonable prices.
$500-600 should get something very nice.


macrumors regular
Oct 17, 2014
I recently got a 38” Dell 21:9 ultrawide and it’s insanely great.
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