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Dual DisplayPort or DVI Displays on New 15" Retina?
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Nov 13, 2013, 10:02 PM
 
I have a new Retina MBP (discrete GPU version) coming, and I have two 24" 1920x1200 IPS HP displays that have full-size DisplayPort and DVI. Can I run dual displays using two Mini DisplayPort to DVI or Mini DisplayPort to DisplayPort adapters since the computer has dual Thunderbolt ports? If I ended up with a Thunderbolt dock that had a couple of Thunderbolt ports, could I also do the same? The tech pecs page isn't clear on these points. Thanks!

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Nov 14, 2013, 12:52 PM
 
Yes. No.
     
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Nov 14, 2013, 01:39 PM
 
Okay, to be clear, you're saying one mini displayport adapter per thunderbolt channel, regardless of how it's set up. To complicate things further, if you have a dock with an additional thunderbolt port and a HDMI port, can you hang the mini displayport and HDMI off the same bus?

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