rMBP 13" Ultra-Wide Compatibility?

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by MikeJFierro, Feb 18, 2016.

  1. MikeJFierro macrumors newbie

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    Hello, I just recently got a rMBP 13" and I use it mainly for photoshop and light FCPX work.
    I was wondering if my MBP would be compatible with this monitor?

    Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 8.17.06 AM.png

    http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...rue&ref_=ox_sc_act_title_1&smid=A4UCFL9LU89NR

    The monitor has a display port input.
    I hear of some people using the MBP on ultrawide monitors getting black bars on the sides of the screen, but i hear thats only an issue via HDMI...

    If I use a thunderbolt to display port cable can i use my MBP smoothly with no black bars?

    My rMBP
    Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 8.19.46 AM.png

    (Retina-13 inch, early 2015)
    Memory - 8GB
    Intel Iris Graphics 6100-1536 MB

    Display:
    Screen Shot 2016-02-18 at 8.22.42 AM.png


    13.3" 2560x1600
     
  2. Samuelsan2001 macrumors 603

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    Well if those specs are correct then it's only a 1080p, it should run absolutely fine to be honest any Mac made in the last 6 years should run it smoothly.

    No idea on the black bars if you set it to the correct resolution it shouldn't be an issue. Use a mini display port to display port cable to be sure on bandwidth and compatability.
     
  3. raymond7, Feb 18, 2016
    Last edited: Feb 18, 2016

    raymond7 macrumors member

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    Currently, im using a wide screen (LG) 21:9 via HDMI with my mbpr 2015 13 inch, and there are no black bars. The whole screen is filled with the beautiness of El capitan :)

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