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Dell's 27-inch 5K monitor is now supported by select Macs with OS X 10.10.3

Apple iMac playing games
Apple iMac playing games (Image credit: iMore)

The Dell UP2715K 27-inch 5K display (opens in new tab) can now be connected to the Mac Pro (late 2013) and the 27-inch 5K Retina iMac (late 2014, pictured above), negating the need to add new graphics cards and deploy various hacks to get everything working together.

This is possible due to Apple enabling support for Dell's dual-cable solution, which takes up two DisplayPorts. So should you be running OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 on a compatible Mac, and desire upgrading your display, the Dell screen is worth the check to see about migrating to 5K.

Source: Marco

  • Wouldn't it easier to just buy a 5K iMac?
  • It'll work with the 5K iMac. So you can have an external 5K display too.
  • Is the 5K iMac able to be used in display mode by another 5K iMac?
  • What's the fps benchmark of Batman on that iMac running at 5k?!? Sent from the iMore App
  • This is awesome! But the resolution on my 5K iMac in so enormous, I already run some programs side by side. I'm still going to look into buying one of these! Just saw the price. Nevermind. I'd buy another iMac first
  • $2500?! That's an iMac 5K.
    Can the iMac 5K now run in target mode with dual-DP from a Mac Pro?
  • I want to know the issue too.