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I haven't tried it (not supported for Win8--good for them!), but Maxivista seems to be a solution for using a MacBook/iMac as a monitor for your PC. From the demo, it seems you still need Screen Recycler on your Mac (~$29), (other reqs: VNC and both computers need to be on the same network).


Are you dual-booting or using a VM? Unless you have a specific reason for it like critical h/w performance or driver incompatibility, I always prefer using a VM for ease of use. And in this case the Windows video driver would be auto installed.


I've managed to get my hands on some screens now, and even though Apple representatives said it wasn't possible, it indeed is. I have now 2 (two) Dell U2515H connected and a Lenovo at the same time. On top of that, the screen on the macbook pro is actually on. The setup is as following! MiniDP (thunderbolt) --> Dell U2515 DisplayPort MiniDP (thunderbolt) ...


I'm afraid not. From Everymac *This model supports a simultaneous maximum resolution up to 2560x1600 on two external displays via Thunderbolt. Alternately, it can support a single display up to 2560x1600 via Thunderbolt and a single 1080p display at up to 60 Hz, 3840x2160 at 30 Hz, or 4096x2160 at 24 Hz via HDMI. From Apple You can use 4K displays ...

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