Mac Pro (Tower) is Apple's highest performance desktop computer specifically engineered for high workloads. It packs incredible new features to support that.
In this article, we will go over everything you need to know before getting a monitor for Mac Pro, and we will review the best monitors for Mac Pro.
Mac pro is a professional desktop computer, to satisfy needs of It's different customers Apple offers variety of graphics card options for it.
With ability to add more than one graphics card to Mac Pro, there are many different configurations that Mac Pro can come with, that is why in this article we will assume the lowest configuration going forward.
Even if your Mac Pro configuration has better or more graphics cards, It will only change the number of monitors you can connect to your Mac, all the other display specs wills stay the same.
So how many monitors can you connect to Mac Pro? We have listed how many monitors based on the resolution below. This list assumes the Mac Pro has a single GPU.
Apple has a great page explaining all the other possibilities if your Mac Pro has more than 1 graphics cards.
When connecting monitors there are two different ports that can be used for Mac Pro; these are HDMI and the new USB-C (Thunderbolt) ports.
However, It is important to keep in mind that USB-C ports support display connection only If your Mac Pro has Radeon MPX module installed. Otherwise, USB-C ports are only used data and power.
Unfortunately, Mac Pro doesn't come with the new HDMI 2.1 port which enables high refresh rates, such as 120Hz and higher) with 4K resolution.
That is why, we suggest using the USB-C port to connect the monitor, so It is better to pick a monitor that provides USB-C connectivity out of the box.
Based on all the factors we have considered, we have curated a list of the best monitors for Mac Pro.