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What do you guys prefer and why?
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post #2 of 28
PS/2 can do NKRO (USB is up to 6KRO), but I find that the connector falls out more easily than USB.
I use PS/2 on my desktop.
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post #3 of 28
Well PS/2 supports n-key rollover on mech. keyboards. The only real time you would need n-key rollover is if you were typing with your face or you had hands the size of dinner plates but It's still a nice feature. USB sure is handy for non mech. keyboards though. So I'd say PS/2 for the rollover. I mean if you're have a mech. keyboard you may as well get everything out of it right?
    
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post #4 of 28
I use PS/2 for my keyboard, because of NKRO and I have a PS/2 connector for my keyboard. Might as well use it and free up a USB port, although the USB port is being used by my Das Keyboard for the USB Hub built-in
     
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post #5 of 28
USB can do NKRO, I refer you to the Noppoo Choc Mini. Personally, I couldn't care less if my keyboard is using USB or PS/2.

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Originally Posted by Mr. Moon View Post
So I'd say PS/2 for the rollover. I mean if you're have a mech. keyboard you may as well get everything out of it right?
Not all mechanical keyboards have NKRO.
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post #6 of 28
ps/2 for NKRO and it doesnt need to share traffic with other USB ports, which is good if your running external hdd's or the like.

doesnt make a whole lot of difference though
    
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post #7 of 28
PS/2 for NKRO.
post #8 of 28
I like USB because I go to LANs pretty frequently and the staff there are pretty anal about using usb keyboards so that their motherboards dont short out.
post #9 of 28
My opinion is well documented here.

USB rules, PS/2 drools.
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post #10 of 28
Free up a USB port and use PS/2 if you can is my vote...OTOH I have lots of devices.
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