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No PS/2 port makes me sad...

Well JJ did say that this is a unfinished product. Let's hope that they add it in.

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Nice, loving the lack of those PS/2 port relics. Time to move on.
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Nice, loving the lack of those PS/2 port relics. Time to move on.

Why?

"PS/2 or USB?
PS/2 wins on three fronts: First, it supports full n-key rollover. Second, PS/2 keyboards aren’t polled, but are completely interrupt based. And third, it is impossible for it to be delayed by the USB bus being used by other devices. There are two types of USB transfer modes – the interrupt transfer mode (USB polls keyboard, when key is sensed the USB controller sends the interrupt to the CPU), and the isochronous transfer mode, which reserves a certain amount of bandwidth for the keyboard with a guaranteed latency on the bus. Unfortunately, there are absolutely no keyboards made that use the latter, because special controllers would have to be used, thus making it cost prohibitive. So if your keyboard supports both PS/2 and USB, and your PC has a PS/2 port, there’s no reason not to use it."

Source: http://gamdo.co.uk/tag/ps2-vs-usb-keyboards/

I don't see how USB is better for keyboards?
    
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IIRC, the water block heatsink is just a tube. No real cooling going on.
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IIRC, the water block heatsink is just a tube. No real cooling going on.

yea do know that.
but atleast put g 1/4 so people can still put their own fitting on,
my tubing n fittings r all 5/8 7/16 n black bitpower compression fittings, i don want to put something uglier n unmatch size or fitting on the board, n that i hate to see it through my nzxt 810 switch case. mad.gifmad.gifmad.gifmad.gif
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Why?
"PS/2 or USB?
PS/2 wins on three fronts: First, it supports full n-key rollover. Second, PS/2 keyboards aren’t polled, but are completely interrupt based. And third, it is impossible for it to be delayed by the USB bus being used by other devices. There are two types of USB transfer modes – the interrupt transfer mode (USB polls keyboard, when key is sensed the USB controller sends the interrupt to the CPU), and the isochronous transfer mode, which reserves a certain amount of bandwidth for the keyboard with a guaranteed latency on the bus. Unfortunately, there are absolutely no keyboards made that use the latter, because special controllers would have to be used, thus making it cost prohibitive. So if your keyboard supports both PS/2 and USB, and your PC has a PS/2 port, there’s no reason not to use it."
Source: http://gamdo.co.uk/tag/ps2-vs-usb-keyboards/
I don't see how USB is better for keyboards?

There's hardly a noticeable difference, ever. PS2 is better on paper but come on, you're not slamming 10 keys per second.
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IIRC, the water block heatsink is just a tube. No real cooling going on.
Not much heat going on either rolleyes.gif
 
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Why?
"PS/2 or USB?
PS/2 wins on three fronts: First, it supports full n-key rollover. Second, PS/2 keyboards aren’t polled, but are completely interrupt based. And third, it is impossible for it to be delayed by the USB bus being used by other devices. There are two types of USB transfer modes – the interrupt transfer mode (USB polls keyboard, when key is sensed the USB controller sends the interrupt to the CPU), and the isochronous transfer mode, which reserves a certain amount of bandwidth for the keyboard with a guaranteed latency on the bus. Unfortunately, there are absolutely no keyboards made that use the latter, because special controllers would have to be used, thus making it cost prohibitive. So if your keyboard supports both PS/2 and USB, and your PC has a PS/2 port, there’s no reason not to use it."
Source: http://gamdo.co.uk/tag/ps2-vs-usb-keyboards/
I don't see how USB is better for keyboards?

There's hardly a noticeable difference, ever. PS2 is better on paper but come on, you're not slamming 10 keys per second.
Exactly and every keyboard(Model Ms) that is PS2 doesnt function properly without an adapter. At least all my newer motherboards
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The lack of PS/2 means I won't be buying this motherboard. Time to wait for the Extreme offering.

I'm sad.
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Exactly and every keyboard(Model Ms) that is PS2 doesnt function properly without an adapter. At least all my newer motherboards

Well you're on the "I love Mech Keyboard" club so you know what they are... Only by switching my Ducky from PS2 to USB I start getting wrong typed passwords also start playing MMORPGS like wow in high rated arena and you'll be bashing 6+ keys pretty fast...

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