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4K, or UHD (Ultra High Definition), is a display resolution of at least 3840 x 2160. Includes all technologies, components and accessories associated with 4K resolution.

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Connecting external display to Early 2015 MacBook Pro [duplicate]

Does Early 2015 MacBook Pro output 4K 3840 via Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort? I seem to get only HD max option on YouTube videos. I have a Samsung U32J590U 31.5" 4K UHD monitor. If not, do I have ...
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MacBook Pro 13" (2018) cannot drive 4k display @ 60Hz from right-hand USB-C ports

I have a new MacBook Pro 13" (mid-2018 Touch Bar). I'm connecting an LG 27UD88 external display directly via the supplied USB-C cable, which is also used to provide power to the laptop plus allows the ...
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2018 MacBook Pro + LG 4k display = no 60hz

I've got 2018 MacBook Pro 15" (Radeon Pro 560X), which I'm connecting to external LG 4K display (27UD69P-W) via Satechi Type-C to HDMI Adapter (says 4K/60hz on the box), but the display is running ...
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2017 15" MBP & UHD TV: 4k60Hz *very* intermittent

I have the MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017), a Samsung 4k display, and a USB-C to HDMI cable between them (plugged directly into the computer). The entire setup supports everything necessary. Please don't ...
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2018 Mac Mini 4k Scaling issue

I just bought a 2018 Mac Mini (3.2 GHz i7) and three 4k monitors (one 32 inch and two 27 inch). The setup is great, but there is one flaw. 4k is too small! This is a common complaint and while Apple ...
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memory footprint of 4k monitor on 2018 13" Iris 655

I'm thinking of getting a 2018 MBP 13" to connect two 4k displays simultaneously. I assume that once that happens, the system memory footprint is going to increase in order to buffer these displays, ...
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External GPU allow a late 2014 mac mini run 4k at 60Hz?

Would an external GPU allow a late 2014 mac mini run a 4k display at 60Hz? Or would the CPU in the mac mini prevent this.
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2017 Macbook Pro + TCL 4K Display = No 60Hz

I have the 15" 2017 MacBook Pro (with the four USB-C/TB3 connectors). I recently bought this TV, which is my first and only 4K display: https://www.amazon.com/TCL-43S405-43-Inch-Ultra-Smart/dp/...
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4K HDMI output from MacMini (late 2018) to LG C8 (OLED55C8PLA)

The LG TV just says "no signal". I'm connecting the Mac Mini to another TV just fine (1080p though). I'm using the same cable to connect a Windows 10 machine and it works over 4K just fine. Is there ...
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How to tell which resolution my iTunes movie is playing at?

For Apple TV 4K, if an iTunes movie has 4K available, but possibly due to my other Internet usage, the speed required (25Mbps recommended) is or is not possible. Then how can I tell which resolution ...
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Difficulties with 4k60 support on my Late 2013 27" iMac

I have a late 2013, 27" iMac with a GeForce GTX 780M graphics card, which I'm trying to get to connect to two 4k displays (Asus MG28U) at 60Hz. When I connect them, I am limited to 30Hz (but ...
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How fix fonts on external tv look good view?

i have a little problem with my mac and external tv (LG 4K). Macbook air 2012 (intel HD 4000) LG 43UJ6307 i connect macbook with MiniDisplayPort -> DVI -> HDMI (1.4). by default i cannot set ...
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How to connect an early 2013 MBP to a 4K LG Television

I've seen some people on YouTube saying they were able to connect an early 2013 MAC Book Pro with some 4K Monitors. I bought an 4K LG TV. It seems that I can't connect using 60Hz. I already tried the ...
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Forcing Intel HD Graphics 5000 on a 2013 MacBook Air to output 4K

I have a late 2013 MacBook Air, running macOS Mojave connected to a 4K Monitor: Intel HD Graphics 5000: Chipset Model: Intel HD Graphics 5000 Type: GPU Bus: Built-In VRAM (Dynamic, Max): ...
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External 4K display with 2012 MacBook Pro 15"

I have a MacBook Pro Retina mid 2012 and have bought a couple of BenQ 4K EL2870U monitors. I've connected the two monitors up to the MacBook through a couple of Mini Display Port to Display Port ...
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How to get an LG Ultra HD (27UD88) and Macbook Pro 13" 2017 running at 60hz?

I recently bought a MacBook Pro 13-inch 2017 and an LG Ultra HD (27UD88) 27" display. Before buying the display I researched a bit and found no issues in relation to the MacBook Pro. However, after ...
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Can a Late 2016 MacBook Pro drive a 4K monitor with HDR?

I'm quite tempted by some 4K HDR external monitors that are slated to come to the market soon. Question is - can a Late 2016 MacBook Pro drive 4K HDR monitor at 60Hz? 4K monitors are supported as per ...
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Screen resolution 4k vs remote desktop resolution (Microsoft Remote Desktop)

First, very sorry for my English. I do not write often in English... I just upgrade from an old iMac 2011 to the new iMac 4k 2017. I am quite pleased with it, but something's bothering me. I have ...
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Can a 2012 Macbook Pro run a 4k display?

I was thinking about getting a 4k display for photo and video editing. I just edit 1080p video and that was never a problem on my mid 2012 mbp non-retina with i5 and 8gb ram. It also was never a ...
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Can the Mac Mini Support a 4K Monitor?

I'm assembling my workplace and I'm looking into Mac Mini MD387LL along with some 4k monitor like this one, Samsung 28-inch UHD. Problem is that I'm not sure if the Mac Mini will support this ...
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Dual 4K Monitor Daisy Chain with MacBook Pro 2016 and Lenovo P32U

I'm using a Macbook Pro 15" with Touch Bar MY 2016. Just got today 2 brand new Lenovo P32U, each one 32"4K - one of the first ever with 2 USB-C Thunderbolt 3 so allowing daisy chain configuration. ...
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4K Monitor and performance issues with MBP Late 2015

As a software developer I insisted on buying a 4K Monitor which used to work with my previous MBP 2017 quite ok.The Retina MBP Late 2015 has output that lags quite a bit when I use a scaled resolution....
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Can I use MST on one mDP and 4k on the other?

I have a mid-2015 MacBook Pro 15" retina (A1398), and I'm trying to setup external displays as follows: 4k tv (TCL 43s405) @60 hz with mDP to HDMI adaptor 2x HP VH240A 1080p using mDP to 2xHDMI MST ...
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Color issues with 4k @ 60hz

I'm at my wits end on this. I've gone through two different macs and two different displays trying to fix this issue. The goal: I want to connect my 2015 Macbook pro to a 4k Samsung display at 60hz. ...
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MacBook Pro 2016 + 4K 60Hz display maxes out at 30Hz

Hardware: MacBook Pro (15-inch, Late 2016) \w Radeon Pro 460 on Sierra 10.12.2 IOGEAR USB-C Docking Station with Power Delivery DisplayPort 1.2a cable BenQ BL3201PT display (4K@60Hz via DisplayPort ...
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macOS resolution can't scale up

I'm running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 on VMware on Windows 10 Pro 1803 build 17134.1. My screen's resolution is 3840x2160 (4K) and I want the macOS to be in resolution 3840x2009. However. it seems ...
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UHD Blu-ray playback on iMac 5K 2017?

I recently saw that there are already UHD 4K Blu-ray drives (with SATA) available, like this one from Pioneer which should (combined with appropriate USB housing) make mounting the disks in macOS ...
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Dual 4k monitor setup at 60hz with 2015 15" MacBook Pro with Intel Iris Pro over display port [duplicate]

Is it possible? Apple site says it can run two 4k displays. But can it drive them both at 60Hz? Upd. Question was marked as duplicate, but this is not fully correct - 2015 MBP 13 and 15 have ...
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How to connect 2 external non Apple monitors with 13" MacBook Pro 2017

This MacBook Pro has only two USB-C ports. Since one is used to charge the laptop (the monitor can't charge the laptop), there is only one available port to plug a monitor. Is it possible to connect ...
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Samsung UE590D external monitor settings

I can't get quite the right colors on my external UE590D 4k. Does anyone have the correct settings/colors so it looks as close as possible to the MacBook Pro retina display?
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MacBook Pro (Mid 2014) 4k external displays performance

I was using my MacBook pro for years with two external full HD displays without a problem. Recently I switched to two 4K displays and since then fans in my MacBook spin all the time when when hooked ...
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Four 4k simultaneous playbacks from new Macbook Pro?

Is the new 15" Macbook Pro 2018 capable of playing four 4k videos on four 4k displays simultaneously?
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Can I do 4K@60hz with my early 2015 MacBook Pro Retina?

I have a MacBook Pro Retina early 2015 8 GB and Intel 6100 1536Mb. Today I used an HDMI cable to my TCL 55" TV (TCL U55S6906 / Chassis NT667E-EU) and when running Mac OS X the text is blurry and ...
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Why on Apple TV 4K, using Siri with “Move forward by 2 minutes” moved the movie back to near the beginning?

When I was watching the movie at 00:50:00 (about 50 minutes into the movie), and I said to Siri on the Apple TV 4K, "Move forward by 2 minutes", it moved the movie to 00:02:00 (near the beginning of ...
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How do I tell my Apple TV 4K to retry for using 4K as a default?

When I set up the Apple TV 4K, it was possible that the Internet speed was slower than usual, and Apple TV 4K said it is not possible to play at 4K for the iTunes movies that I purchased. But what ...
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MacBook 4K/60Hz adapter is working directly, but not via USB-C hub

I have the Apple MacBook 12" (2016) 1,1GHz 256GB Silver and a 4K/60Hz monitor. I have tried this hardware to connect the displays at 4k/60Hz: Anker® Aluminium USB C Type C to HDMI Converter, ...
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Dual 4K monitors with 2017 Macbook Pro base model [closed]

I have the base model 13 inch 2017 Macbook Pro and want to use dual 4K monitors. I know Apple officially supports the use of two 4K monitors, but I am unsure if the performance will be poor. From ...
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4K 60Hz over DP with Late 2013 Macbook Pro 15" + Dell P2415Q?

I have a Late 2013 15" Macbook Pro with discrete graphics. According to this Apple support page: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206587 this model supports 4K 60Hz over MST. I just purchased a ...
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Will Docking Station make Early 2013 MacBook Pro faster

I am using my Early 2013 MacBook Pro (max spec.) connected to an external 4K monitor (as described here: Early 2013 Macbook Pro with 4K). Everything is good, but it seems a bit slower than before and ...
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Can we download iTunes's 4K movies?

I saw in the Hong Kong iTunes store showing "Featured 4K HDR Movies": but it doesn't show a 4K logo or a 4K download size: Is it downloadable? Can it be viewed on the Mac in 4K (such as on the iMac ...
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Can we use two thunderbolt 1 ports as two inputs into a 4k monitor

I'm wondering if an early 2013 macbook pro retina (so two thunderbolt 1 ports, each supposedly outputting up to 10gbps) can have both thunderbolt ports plugged into a Dell or LG 43 inch 4k monitor as ...
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2017 MacBook Pro can't connect to Dell P2715Q via USB-C to DisplayPort cable

I purchased a USB-C to DisplayPort cable from Amazon to connect my 2017 MacBook Pro to a Dell 2715Q however it does not seem to be working. From what I've read and from some of the cable reviews, ...
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Does an Apple TV stream 4K movies if the Internet connection is somewhat less than the recommended 25Mbps?

This is to decide whether to buy an AppleTV 4K or not: For example, some areas may have an 18 to 22Mbps Internet connection, and is just about 10% to 20% lower than the official recommended 25Mbps. ...
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Is there a way to enable HiDPI scaling for external monitors on MacOS?

https://www.macrumors.com/2016/09/23/loss-of-resolution-scaling-macos-sierra-update/ Is there a workaround to get HiDPI mode on external monitors on macOS Sierra?
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“Play/Pause” button on remote does nothing, Apple TV 4K

The "Play/Pause" button in the lower left corner of the remote control for the Apple TV 4K has no effect. Previously it stopped and started videos playing in apps such as Netflix. Workaround: ...
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Display Performance with two external 4K screens

Right now I am running two external 4K Displays (Dell) on a Dell XPS 15 Notebook with an UHD-Display (Geforce GT 750 M) on Ubuntu Linux. It feels a little bit slow. What can I expect if I switch over ...
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Apple TV zoom/stretch (Netflix app)

What gestures or buttons make the Apple TV in Netflix app zoom/stretch the image to fill screen? On the Apple TV 4K (2017) using Netflix app, I somehow zoomed/stretched an old tv show with nearly-...
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Some purchases NOT showing up on my Apple TV (4K)

Numerous shows that I have purchased are NOT showing up on my Apple TV. I have tried logging out then logging back in, but still they do not show up. They are on my iPhone and iPad.
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OSX 10.13 Font rendering problem - Dell U3417W, ultrawide curved displays look awful.

I realize this question has been asked before, but there seem to be about 50 different posts all offering different answers which haven't solved my issue. I have a 2017 Macbook Pro. I just picked up ...
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MacBook Pro crashes when plugging in 3 4k screens

I have a Late 2013 MacBook Pro with NVIDIA GeForce GT 750M 2GB graphics card running macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, and when I attempt to connect 3 4k screens (2 Mini DisplayPort, 1 HDMI) while running ...