Monday, April 13, 2015

Updating OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 brought extensive support for 4K-monitors

Following the release of OS X Yosemite 10.10.3 Apple updated technical support page with information about the use of 4K-panel displays and TVs in conjunction with a Mac. According to the manufacturer, currently five monitors Ultra High Definition from the companies Dell, Sharp, ASUS and Panasonic are compatible with computers Apple.

Updating OS X 10.10.3 debuted on Thursday, April 9th. This free upgrade to the desktop "apple" OS brought in addition to correcting previously identified errors and problems with security enhanced support for displays with 4K-resolution. In the technical documentation states that in the medium update OS X 10.10.3 Most displays 4K (3840×2160) with support for single-stream data (SST) can operate at a frequency of 60 MHz. In other words, now "makovody" could use more affordable models 4K-displays.
4K monitors can be connected to your Mac via the HDMI out port and Thunderbolt. HDMI supports the following features: 3840x2160 resolution with a frequency of 30 Hz and a resolution of 4096x2160 with a frequency of 24 Hz. In the latter case, the video replay function is not available. With the release of updates iMac monoblocks received support multi-threading (MST was previously the prerogative of Mac Pro and MacBook Pro).
In the context of working with super fine displays in single-threaded mode data transmission at a frequency of 60 Hz on the page mentions seven Support Apple computers:
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015)
  • MacBook Pro (Retina, 15 inches, mid 2014)
  • Mac Pro (late 2013)
  • iMac (27-inch, Late 2013)
  • Mac mini (end of 2014)
  • MacBook Air (beginning in 2015)
  • MacBook (Retina, 12-inch, Early 2015)
SST-display supports a resolution of 4096×2160 pixels. In this case, the frequency of 60 Hz provide a Mac Pro the end of 2013 and the 27-inch iMac with a display Retina 5K.
For the new 12-inch MacBook can connect via HDMI 4K-displays, but graphics card laptop will provide resolution of 3840×2160 pixels at 30 Hz or 4096×2160 pixels at 24 Hz. You will need an adapter USB-C Digital AV Adapter Multiport . Raise the frequency to 60 Hz can be when using SST-screen, DisplayPort-cable and update OS X 10.10.3. In this case, need an adapter for USB-C DisplayPort .