Thread: A Multi-monitor noob.
05-13-2010, 10:08 PM #1
A Multi-monitor noob.
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- Sep 24, 2008
- 1 prev. gen MB with a 350hd. 1 20inch previous iMac. Both run SL jailbroken 1st gen ipod touc. &3g i
So heres my problem...I have my Black Macbook, A huge This-End-up solid wood desk, A very modern room, and a $500 budget. I would really like a multiple monitor set up. But is has to look good, as in they have to all be the same type of monitor and it has to be symmetrical, I have no idea where to start, How many monitors can I drive with my Macbook? Am i better off investing in one large monitor? and finally, any suggestions on monitors?
05-13-2010, 10:55 PM #2
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- Jan 23, 2008
- Fort Worth, Texas
- 27" iMac i5, 3.2 GHz, iPad 3, iPhone 5c, iPhone 6+, 3 iPods, El Capitan
Without a video device\adapter, you can only drive one external monitor with your Mac. Your BlackBook uses an Intel GMA X3100 integrated GPU which really isn't all that fast anyway. I have the same GPU and use an external Samsung 22" when at home. It works well.
Here's an article that shows how to do it with a MBP. Might have some hints you can use.
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