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We are using an inexpensive Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable between newer (2013) MacBook Pros and the Dell U2713HM monitor, and getting the full 2560 x 1440 at 60 Hz. Our older MBPs need the more expensive Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI Adapter from Apple.
Here is what I did to get my screen working. Remove /Library/Preferences/com.apple.windowserver.plist Remove /Users/yourusername/Library/Preferences/ByHost/com.apple.windowserver.* Reset PRAM This didn't immediately fix the problem, but I tried rebooting into safe mode to make sure that still worked. I switched resolutions around in safe mode. I ...
Try clicking on "Scaled" while holding the ⌥ key. Regular click: ⌥ + click:
You can connect the Thunderbolt port to a VGA adapter for your VGA monitor. I'm pretty sure it does not matter. I'm not sure if a simple HDMI-to-VGA adapter even exists. The Macbook Retina that I have has 2 thunderbolt ports and one normal-size HDMI port. This MacRumors topic contains some useful info as well: ...
This problem could also be caused by a missing or improper HDCP signal coming from the MiniDisplayport-to-HDMI adapter. I experienced the same issue with my MacbookPro (late 2008) and a Bravia TV. I tried one cable with a MiniDisplayport connector on one end and HDMI plug at the other. This worked fine between my MBP and a computer monitor or a beamer, but ...
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