Will my 2013 MBP run a 4k monitor ok?

Roc1

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Dec 10, 2015
10
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I want to invest in either a 27" or 32" Benq monitor for both Photoshop and Premiere Pro work, and was wondering if my current 2013 MBP would have enough in it to run this kind of screen?

It's spec is:
2.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

Was abut to invest in a new 16" MBP but if I can make do with my current one then that would be good, I just don't know if it will be up to the task? If not then I'll price up a spec for a 16".

Thanks.
 

Roc1

macrumors newbie
Original poster
Dec 10, 2015
10
2
Ok thanks. Just wondered if the old processor would struggle and over heat etc?
 

pneves1975

macrumors member
Dec 4, 2018
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Portugal
I want to invest in either a 27" or 32" Benq monitor for both Photoshop and Premiere Pro work, and was wondering if my current 2013 MBP would have enough in it to run this kind of screen?

It's spec is:
2.3 GHz Quad-Core Intel Core i7
16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3
Intel Iris Pro 1536 MB

Was abut to invest in a new 16" MBP but if I can make do with my current one then that would be good, I just don't know if it will be up to the task? If not then I'll price up a spec for a 16".

Thanks.
I have a 2015 model (i7 2.5GHz and iris pro 5200 graphics) and use the DisplayPort connection with an LG 4k monitor at 60Hz. HDMI is limited to 30Hz.

CPU temps clamshell with 4k and 1440p I get lower temps than 2018 15 with the same setup using web and office applications.
 

filmbuff

macrumors 6502a
Jan 5, 2011
894
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My 2018 Macbook Pro can barely run a 4k monitor smoothly. It will do it but it will probably suck.
 
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