Multi-Stream Transport (MST) Reference Guide
Multi-Stream Transport (MST) is a feature of DisplayPort 1.2 and newer that:
- Allows multiple display video signals to be transmitted through a single DisplayPort (DP) cable in one of two configurations:
- MST Hub: Splits one DP cable into multiple video outputs, which can be both DP or other formats.
- Daisy-chain: Monitors are connected in series. All monitors need to be daisy-chain compatible, except the last.
- Is supported on Intel® Core™ processors of 4th Gen and newer.
To check if your system supports DP 1.2+, check your system's original specifications, or contact your equipment manufacturer.
For detailed information on MST, see this third-party article.
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Refer to the following video demonstration to see how to physically configure an MST Hub:
|Note||The Intel® NUC and Mini DP adapter are optional; the shown steps relate to any system which supports DP 1.2+.|
|Supported Configurations for Three Displays|
|Which Dongles Are Supported on Three-Display Configurations?|
|Which Intel® Core™ Processors and/or Intel® HD Graphics Controllers Support Multi-Stream Transport (MST)?|