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7.8 out of 10

Apple Thunderbolt Display 27 inch (MC914)

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Reviews and Problems with Apple Thunderbolt Display 27 inch (MC914)

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Overall 2
2.0

Make your own for $1 and buy a fancy dinner with the remaining $64.

B. Yetter, Amazon
20 October 2014
  • Summary: Are you flipping kidding me. This is literally a piece of cardboard and a piece of string. What's worse is that the string went across the bottom of the screen and the whole thing teetered on the monitor. If this had cost $10, i'd say decent value, but $65?!?!? I could have made a better more effective hood with artboard in 5 mins.
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Overall 2
2.0

A Real Piece Of Crap!!!

Jeffrey Katz, Amazon
1 July 2014
  • Summary: This is the most poorly made cheap product I have ever ordered through Amazon. The Hood barely balances on monitor. And - the inside of the cardboard is not black, but grey, and bounces light back onto the monitor!
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Overall 2
2.0

Apple fail

Cam, Amazon
17 April 2014
  • Summary: This display worked great when I first plugged it in. Then my mac book pro went to sleep for a while and when I woke it up, the Thunderbolt Display did not come on. Some genius at apple decided not to have an actual power button on the thing. Was able to get it to kick back on but it required a restart of my computer and unplugging the monitor then pluging it back in. Now that is not even working. I've been looking for solutions and apparently this is a common problem.
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Overall 2
2.0

UGH

Postcoke2, Amazon
10 December 2013
  • Summary: Horrible. It weighs down the monitor and tips the iMac screen forward ... makes for more work than it's worth.
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Overall 2
2.0

Worked for 3 days, then went black

Southofvictor, B&H Photo
24 October 2013
  • Excerpt: Purchased this display to go with my new MacBook Pro. It worked for three days then went black. Called AppleCare and they couldn't do anything over the phone. Had to send it for repair.
  • Pros: Easy To Set Up, Sharp Image
  • Cons: Heavy, Poor Adjustability
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Overall 2
2.0

DO NOT BUY!!!!!!!!!!

STEPHANE T, Apple Store
31 October 2012
  • Summary: After time my display started making horrible static noise! This is a very common problem that lots of people experience, you can even read about that in these reviews. HORRIBLE!
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Overall 2
2.0

$1000 boat anchor

David B, Apple Store
27 October 2012
  • Summary: Worked well for a year, then had major audio problems (static, quite loud). Finally, it was powered off to try and fix the audio and then the display went black. Not working at all now. VERY disappointed in Apple, there doesn't seem to be any quality control any more for their products. I will never buy another Apple monitor again.
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Overall 2
2.0

Does Wake from Sleep

Robert, B&H Photo
24 October 2012
  • Excerpt: The monitor attached to a Mac Mini will not wake up when the Mac Mini falls asleep. Check the support/discussion boards--you will see many people have this problem and there is no fix other than to unplug the Thunderbolt cable then plug it back in. This is nuts for a [$]monitor attached to a [$]computer.
  • Pros: Sharp Image, Vivid Colors
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Overall 2
2.0

Standby Issues

Patrick F, Apple Store
14 August 2012
  • Summary: I'm having similar issues as other users have reported. I bought this display and a new macbook pro retina. Everything was working fine for a couple of weeks and then I started having issues with the USB ports and network not working after coming out of standby. I also think there should have been a audio line out on this display. I am very disappointed with this monitor.
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad buy.

Trevor S, Apple Store
13 August 2012
  • Summary: Amazing how crisp it is and enjoy the thunderbolt options. Great to watch a movie on I bet. HOWEVER, as an Art Director/Designer this was probably the worst display I've ever worked on. It's like looking at a mirror, reflects EVERYTHING and then some. Bad eye strain after one week so I bought a screen defuser - so basically defeats the point of spending $$$ for a sharp display.
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