Use an 8K display with your Mac

Certain Mac models support external displays with 8K resolution, higher refresh rates of up to 240Hz when using 4K resolution, and expanded support for variable refresh rate (VRR).

Find compatible Mac models

These Mac models support 8K resolution, 4K resolution with refresh rates of up to 240Hz, and VRR on a compatible external display:

  • MacBook Pro with M2 Pro, M3 Pro, M2 Max or M3 Max introduced in 2023 or later

Identify your MacBook Pro model

  • Mac mini (2023 with M2 Pro)

Identify your Mac mini model

  • Mac Studio introduced in 2023

Identify your Mac Studio model

  • Mac Pro introduced in 2023

Identify your Mac Pro model

Set up your display

Connect your display, then set the resolution and refresh rate.

Connect your display

  • Use an Ultra High Speed 48 Gbps HDMI cable.

  • Connect the HDMI cable directly from the HDMI port on your Mac to your display.

  • To get the highest resolution and refresh rate, don’t use an adapter with the HDMI cable.

Set resolution and refresh rate for your display

  • After connecting your display, use Display settings on your Mac to set the display's resolution and refresh rate.

  • On some displays, you might first need to use the display’s built-in menus to enable 8K resolution and VRR. On some TVs, these settings appear under different names such as “game mode” for VRR and “input signal plus” for 8K resolution. Check the documentation for your display for more information.

Learn what to do if your display isn’t working

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