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2013/10/25 07:29:47 (permalink)
Will the Geforce GTX 680 Mac Edition support 4K resolution over it's HDMI port?
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 07:38:53 (permalink)
    I have no info on this so I'm trying to find you an answer.

                
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 07:46:14 (permalink)
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    Will the Geforce GTX 680 Mac Edition support 4K resolution over it's HDMI port?


    Good morning,
     
    The GTX 680 can support up to 4K on the HDMI port, specifically: 3840x2160 at 30Hz or 4096x2160 at 24Hz. However I will need to double check if this is the case with OSX, Windows there shouldn't be an issue. Please allow me a couple of hours to get confirmation and I will post back. If you have any other questions in the meantime please feel free to post in this thread.
     
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 09:42:12 (permalink)
    Just wanted to follow up, still waiting on confirmation from the product management team. Hopefully should have an answer soon.
     
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 12:52:18 (permalink)
    I got confirmation the HDMI port on the GTX 680 Mac edition in OSX is limited to 2560x1600. Sorry to say but no 4K support in OSX, if you have any other questions feel free to let me know.

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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 14:07:31 (permalink)
    Thanks for checking.  I suppose that means that there is no 4K(60hz) support in OSX for Displayport MST either.
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 14:21:07 (permalink)
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    Thanks for checking.  I suppose that means that there is no 4K(60hz) support in OSX for Displayport MST either.


    I would say that your assumption is most probably correct.

                
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 14:22:07 (permalink)
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    Thanks for checking.  I suppose that means that there is no 4K(60hz) support in OSX for Displayport MST either.


    I would say that your assumption is most probably correct.


    Trying to get some information on this port as well, most likely same limitations. Once I find i'll definitely post back here. 

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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/25 15:16:30 (permalink)
    OSX Mavericks must support 4K in some form or another since the new Mac Pro claims to have the functionality.    In anycase, I'd be much obliged if you'd tweek this fine card to have an HDMI 2 port that supports (60hz) 4K GPU for Mac Pro3,1 Early 2008.   I think 4K HDMI 2 UltraHDTVs are on the horizon.   Either that or create an adapter for this card that will allow for 60hz 4K to HDMI 2.
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/10/26 09:06:39 (permalink)
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    OSX Mavericks must support 4K in some form or another since the new Mac Pro claims to have the functionality.    In anycase, I'd be much obliged if you'd tweek this fine card to have an HDMI 2 port that supports (60hz) 4K GPU for Mac Pro3,1 Early 2008.   I think 4K HDMI 2 UltraHDTVs are on the horizon.   Either that or create an adapter for this card that will allow for 60hz 4K to HDMI 2.


    The Display port is going to be limited to the same resolution, 2560x1600. I don't believe, at this time, there is going to be any modifications to the Mac Edition 680. If you have any other questions feel free to let us know. 

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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2013/12/22 09:03:34 (permalink)
    Hi Joey, can you please tell us why MST for DisplayPort on this card works in Windows but not OS X, especially considering this is a "mac" edition card?
    Why would running it in windows give it *more* features when it is a *mac* card?
    I have tested it in windows and MST does work -- you can drive a 4K display through the displayport connector via MST @ 60Hz.
    But on Mac OS X -- no dice.  Is it because NVidia does not want to update the drivers?
     
    It looks like if you want 4K on OS X you have to get a Quadro K5000. 
    Wow...that's ridiculous.  Thousands of dollars, all for a driver to enable something that is there already, but purposely crippled through software.
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2014/01/21 18:32:30 (permalink)
    Joey:
     
    Would you be good enough to test this card with a 4K display using the display port connector? It has been established that OSX Mavericks has full support for 4k resolution in the software, so we just need to know if there is driver level support for 4k from your Mac card. I doubt the specs will answer this; you have to just test it by connecting the card in a 2010 Mac pro to a 4K display via display port and see if the right resolution shows up on the monitor. The fact that the Quadro K5000 works at 4k in OSX suggests that this card should work as it is based on the same Nvidia chipset.
     
    I will buy this card in an instant if you can confirm this works (at 60Hz).
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    Re: GTX 680 Mac Edition UltraHD 4K resolution over HDMI 2014/06/08 00:21:21 (permalink)
    I've tried the GTX 680 Mac Edition at 3840x2160 at 30Hz over HDMI and it seemed to work fine.
     
    I've read that the GTX 680 Mac Edition can support 60 Hz using an SST monitor like the Samsung U28D590D. The ASUS PB287Q is another SST monitor.
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