Dual DisplayPort monitors with a MacBook Pro

Hi,
I want to connect two of these monitors: http://displaysolutions.samsung.com/business-monitor/detail/1120/S24H850
To a Macbook pro 15" 2017 2.8Ghz intel core i7

The Macbook spec is here:https://support.apple.com/kb/SP756?viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US

It looks like it's possible, but there are a couple of things I'm wondering about:

What adaptor(s) do I need?  The samsung screen states that it supports displayport daisy-chain - does that mean I can connect the laptop to one screen and connect the second screen to the first screen?

I understand MacOS doesn't support MST - does that mean I can't extend the desktop across both screens and will end up with one mirroring the other?

The Samsung screen resolution is 2560x1440 and Macbook Pro resolution is 2880 x 1800. The macbook states it supports 4 resolutions below 2880x1800, but the samsung's stated resolution is not one of them.  Will I still get the benefit of the Samsung's resolution without the image being distorted?

Thanks in advance for your help!
mark_D74Asked:
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
What adaptor(s) do I need?
You need Standard DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable to connect your MacBook to DisplayPort of Monitor ( MacBook's DisplayPort >>  Monitor's DisplayPort).
and another  DisplayPort to DisplayPort cable to connect first monitor to second one (first Monitor's DisplayPort out to second Monitor's DisplayPort).
You also need to Enable Display port on the first Monitor (from Monitor's settings OSD).  


Does that mean I can connect the laptop to one screen and connect the second screen to the first screen?
Yes, exactly.

Will I still get the benefit of the Samsung's resolution without the image being distorted?
Yes.
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mark_D74Author Commented:
@Ramin - this MacBook Pro doesn't have displayport - just USB-c / thunderbolt...

I've noticed the screen actually supports USB-C as a source, so I'm thinking a USB-C cable from the MacBook to screen 1, and standard DP from Screen 1 to 2 *might* work, assuming this particular MacBook supports MST daisychaining (which isn't completely clear). If not, it should work for one screen and I can connect the second screen directly via a USB-C to DP cable.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
Okay so you will need:

USB type-C (MacBook) to  USB type-C (First Monitor).
First Monitor's DisplayPort OUT to DisplayPort on the second Monitor.
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mark_D74Author Commented:
Yup. That should work so long as the laptop supports MST daisy-chaining.  I'll update this once the stuff arrives and I've tried it out.
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RaminTechnical AdvisorCommented:
It must support MST.

Useful link about MST support on Mac:
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206587
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serialbandCommented:
The new touchbar macbook pros also have multiple USB-c ports so you can plug them in individually if you don't want to daisy chain them.

The samsung screen states that it supports displayport daisy-chain - does that mean I can connect the laptop to one screen and connect the second screen to the first screen?

Based on the Samsung monitor manual there's a Display Port Out(Daisy Chain).  You need a Display Port to Display Port cable to daisy chain them.
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mark_D74Author Commented:
In the end, this was the solution: 2 USB-C cables. One for each monitor, directly into the MacBook.
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