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Old 03-04-2006, 06:43 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ive heard that PS/2 keyboards can't really multi-task well compared to USB keyboards. for example: in counter strike if i am pressing like 3 keys at the same time the keyboard will re act slow or won't react at all. so i just want to know if its true that USB is better than PS/2.
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Doubt that is true.
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Old 03-04-2006, 07:22 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If I hold 3 keys down on the PS2 keyboard that is being used on my secondary pc with a biostar tforce mobo, the pc speaker will beep, but other than that nothing bad seems to happen. i don't know if the beeping is just the way the motherboard is, or if it is related to the fact that it is a ps2 keyboard, because the usb keyboard on my main pc dosn't do that.
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Old 03-04-2006, 07:27 PM   #4 (permalink)
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3? my PS/2 can hold 4 keys until it makes that beep, but yea... ive heard in fps games usb would be better cause u can press A and W and space bar (counter strike) and it will jump and move upper left, but wit ps/2 it will only like move left and jump, so i want some1 to confirm this.
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mine can hold 6 without beeping.. it beeps when i push down 7
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3? my PS/2 can hold 4 keys until it makes that beep, but yea... ive heard in fps games usb would be better cause u can press A and W and space bar (counter strike) and it will jump and move upper left, but wit ps/2 it will only like move left and jump, so i want some1 to confirm this.
Why not just get a USB keyboard and never worry about it again, like I said, my PS2 beeps if I hold down 3 keys, but my usb keyboard is fine no matter how many I hold down.
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On my PS/2 Keyboard its 4 for me.

Who is going to press more then 4 buttons anyways geez, well you eah in cs i could see where your going.

Just buy a cheap USB keyboard and your done
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its 4 for me, i have a ps2 keyboard. laso about your qeustion in cs, i can jump that way fine in cs
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