Connect multiple displays to your Mac mini (2018)

With four Thunderbolt 3 ports built in, Mac mini (2018) supports an HDMI display, along with two 4K displays or one 5K display.

Mac mini (2018) supports one HDMI display with a resolution of 4096 x 2160 at 60Hz, plus one of the following configurations:

  • One 5K display with a resolution of 5120 x 2880 at 60Hz
  • Two single-stream transport (SST) 4K displays with resolutions of 4096 x 2304 at 60Hz
  • One multi-stream transport (MST) 4K display with a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2304 at 60Hz

Connect to Thunderbolt 3 ports on different buses

Ports on the back of Mac mini. The 3rd and 4th ports from the left are Bus 1, and the 5th and 6th ports from the left are Bus 0.

If you connect displays to the Thunderbolt 3 ports on your Mac mini, use different Thunderbolt buses when possible. Don't connect more than two displays to any bus. If you connect a 5K or MST 4K display, you need to use a different bus for each of these displays.

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