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Discussion in 'Mac Accessories' started by jjahshik32, Sep 1, 2010.
I'm disappointed that its not available today.. I'm guessing its the 2nd tuesday of September?
Same reaction here... Disappointed...
(PS: to plug a PC to it in native resolution should I use DVI or HDMI to appledisplay? cheers)
do you mean that they still arent available to be purchased? i guess there is a backlog.
either will do, but generally HDMI->Display Port is more "generic".
There are both HDMI and DVI adapters out there (both for around $150), but IIRC they only support resolutions up to 1920x1080.
i was under the impression that the 1080p limitation was from the GPU, and not the cable itself.?
and about that one: http://store.apple.com/uk/product/MB570Z/A?fnode=MTY1NDA5OQ&mco=MTA4MzU1NTE
i have a hunch that wont work
No backlog - no product listing as yet. Still just 'coming September' and not even available to pre-order. Very annoying as my Mac Pro arrived today, so will have to 'borrow' a monitor from work for the few days/weeks/months until the new ACDs are available
Not to slam apple, but why do people think apple is going to unveil new computer technology at a multimedia/music centered media event.
While apple has staunchly focused on its iToys this year to the detriment of the macs and osx, I'm not sure why folks were hoping for such an announcement yesterday when its focus was for the multimedia/music stuff.
because the keynote is falling in the same time as the month of release of the display...? But I agree it could be the 30th of september too.
Wait and see!
Sorry I actually meant 1200, but still, the adapter limits the resolution, not the graphics card. MiniDP is good for 2560x1600 (with current displays, the DP standard itself can run higher resolutions).
Wrong direction. That adapter is used to connect a DVI display to a miniDP graphics card.
For connecting a miniDP display to a DVI graphics card you need one of the expensive adapters I mentioned.
would you have a link please? Thank you.
I just found that Atlona has a new adapter that supports the 2560 of the 27" displays.
Here you go: Click
$199, not on the cheap side, that's for sure, but there is no other option.
To me it is really nonsense that a PC cannot be plugged on an apple display...
how it the graphics output of a mac desktop? do the desktop Macs already integrate this sort of converter?
It's not nonsense, it is absolutely normal that your old hardware cannot be used with up to date hardware.
That's the normal run of things, especially in the computer industry.
All Apple computers are equipped with at least one mini DisplayPort (DisplayPort is the new industry standard for connecting displays), hence do not require any adapter to run the new Cinema Display.
Not sure that a GTX480 can be qualified as old hardware ;-)
Thanks for your help.
Certainly the 480 is not old hardware, the display connectors however are outdated.
I can't understand why NVIDIA still doesn't use modern connectors like AMD does. Definitely not the way to go considering that more and more displays are coming with DisplayPort.
Sad thing is, they lost a customer :-(
But they don't care.
Indeed the 5870/5970 have a displayport. I wasn't aware of this by the time of purchase!
Once again, thanks a lot for the help!
Me want new 27 inch display stat!
I got tired of waiting. I picked up 2 24 refurbs....
sorry, backlog was the wrong word! i meant that they havent been released, maybe due to limited supply of parts etc.
ha, i meant 1200p too! i always forget that it can do that little bit extra
oh man me too! will compliment my 27" iMac VERY nicely
Well if it's this coming Tuesday(the 7th) then I'll be fully armed with credit cards ready to buy two of these bad boys.
Can't hook up two 24" ACD's to my MBP, and so I'm still waiting....
How much you guys think it will cost?
Yes you can. CV Duo