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The USB polling feature is only useful for dated mice with USB1.1 microcontrollers.

Not exactly a gimmick, though there are work arounds on the web already.


Why only for 1.1? Why not for 2.0? And why not for keyboards? Haven't had much success with HIDUSBF and keyboard usb port OC'ing.
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This pretty much answers your question:
http://www.techpowerup.com/181090/MSI-Shows-Off-Trio-of-Gaming-Series-Motherboards.html
I remember hearing that the boards were going to have their VRMs changed a bit. the GD65 board still looks good, though.
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In due time, you'll understand why this "Gaming Series" came about.

Yes, it may be a waste of money.................................. if this was the only thing developed.

Ah, prep work on some new OCing stuff for Z87 is what I'm guessing.
    
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Detailed video and pictures of the MSI Z77A-GD65 'Gaming edition'

http://hexus.net/tech/news/mainboard/52717-msi-renews-motherboard-efforts-gaming-series/
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I read somewhere they're going to be a small bump in price from their non gaming version counterparts. So that'd be like 185-200 USD for the GD65.
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Why only for 1.1? Why not for 2.0? And why not for keyboards? Haven't had much success with HIDUSBF and keyboard usb port OC'ing.

USB2.0 controllers typically default at 1ms and scale down.
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I read somewhere they're going to be a small bump in price from their non gaming version counterparts. So that'd be like 185-200 USD for the GD65.

Pricing in the US is TBD, but it won't be that much, I can guarantee, uh, that much...
    
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Heatsinks are designed with thermal capacity in mind... usually fancy heatsinks are entirely overkill from an engineering perspective.

And yes.


And sometimes the heat sinks are just not enough. Usually on amd mobo's though.

 

So maybe I'm just a noob, but if these aren't vrms, what are they?

 

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Hey Alex, can you say if the gaming series will carry over onto Z87?
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Hey Alex, can you say if the gaming series will carry over onto Z87?

I imagine it will
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