The Pro Display XDR offers 6K resolution – therefore a high graphic power is necessary to drive the screen. We’ll tell you the Macs you can connect the new Pro XDR to.

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The information come from Apple’s site, which lists the technical information about the Pro Display XDR.

MacBook Pros 15″ from 2018 are cited as a minimum requirement. Only these have a GPU strong enough to calculate all pixels of the giant display. Then follow iMacs and Pro models from 2019.

  • MacBook Pro 15″ 2018
  • MacBook Pro 16″ 2019
  • Mac Pro 2019 with MPX GPUs
  • iMac 21.5″ and 27″ 2019
  • Thunderbolt 3 Macs with eGPU

As you can see, the 13-inch MacBook Pros or even MacBook Airs are not included – the integrated graphics are simply too weak. After all, you have the possibility to connect an external GPU via Thunderbolt 3 port – the eGPU can then be used to operate the monitor. This might make less sense for the MacBook Air, but a 13″ MacBook Pro that is full spec might form a nice team with the Pro XDR.