Reviews and Problems with Apple Thunderbolt Display 27 inch (MC914)
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nice product if it lasts
Jeff L, Apple Store
23 July 2015
Summary: Approximately 18 months after purchasing, the power supply and cord for one of my two Thunderbolt displays had to be replaced ($173). Three months later (now), the display failed; estimated replacement cost is over $800.
Summary: Having a Macbook pro retina 13'' 2015 model, yesterday i bought a 27'' thunderbolt display for my office. I am an eshop administrator man, so full of time i am working with safari browser. It's an amazing monitor, excellent quality construction, amazing colours but i have problem with the fonts.
Summary: When I initially got this monitor in 2011, it was everything advertised, when connecting my macbook, it was totally reliable. Then with each update Apple put out, it started to develop more and more glitches. By the time Mavericks came out, the monitor would regularly crash my Macbook.
Summary: It's Apple, so it looks great out of the box but unfortunately that's where it stops. There is a constant hissing noise over the speakers due to some kind of interference (which Apple knows about, because they've even coded in a suppressor to turn off all audio when not in use for more than...
Summary: I've had this Cinema Display for two years giving it normal use (the same as with the last model of the display which still works great). But nowadays this display it turns off and disconnects every 10 minutes. They're not designed to work for more than one or two years.
Some good, but mostly bad, poor value for the money
Michael J, Apple Store
15 June 2014
Summary: First, the positives: The display is gorgeous. The colors are sharp and crisp and the contrast is nice. So long as you position the display in an area where you won't get glare or reflections, you'll love the way it looks.
Summary: Cool monitor....but if you actually have to work on it it is brutal on your eyes. The gloss is terrible if you work in a room with any light whatsoever. It's like staring in a mirror. I don't understand why they didn't make this a matte finish.