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The problem is that there's no way to tell if the matrix of those keyboards will block any of your gaming keys. I say just get the PS/2 one.
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post #2572 of 14566
well since it's cheap and temporary, just get a usb one for versatility.
    
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All pcs should come with a ps2 port right? I was considering to use this keyboard till i have enough money for mechanical.

I was reading somewhere that usb limits mechanical keyboards from NKRO to 6KRO while ps2 doesn't. Does this apply similarly to membrane keyboards?

Thanks btw.
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All pcs should come with a ps2 port right? I was considering to use this keyboard till i have enough money for mechanical.

I was reading somewhere that usb limits mechanical keyboards from NKRO to 6KRO while ps2 doesn't. Does this apply similarly to membrane keyboards?

Thanks btw.
It applies to any keyboard, but that doesn't mean that it actually helps. Your keyboard has to be able to report over 6+4 keys to begin with, otherwise it doesn't matter.
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Mine makes no noise, no matter how hard I flex it or anything.
    
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And with a 20 dollar logitech, I don't think a PS2 connector will help.
    
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Just purchased a new Deck Legend - Ice (Tactile)

Can't wait 'till it gets here. I didn't really want Ice as I'd rather have the Fire or Toxic versions, but I also really wanted tactile switches. I decided functionality > looks

This should be the last keyboard I ever buy (but I have a sneaking suspicion I'm going to want a ten key-less or smaller after this. Something for my laptop while I'm in the lab)
    
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So i just went to the tech store and got myself the K100.

I gotta say with ps2, everything feels smoother. I could hold more keys (4-5) than my previous logitech usb and razer arctosa.

Looks nice as well.
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Does the keyboard have to inherently be PS2 or will attaching an adapter to USB produce the same results such less delay?
Edited by Ktulu - 3/23/10 at 2:11am
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So i just went to the tech store and got myself the K100.

I gotta say with ps2, everything feels smoother. I could hold more keys (4-5) than my previous logitech usb and razer arctosa.

Looks nice as well.
I've never seen that one before. Good looking board, actually. The only place I could find it online was at a version of Logitech's site that listed boards in Hong Kong dollars. Maybe it's not in release state side. Some of the lower end logitechs really aren't bad at all if you just need a decent, low cost keyboard.
    
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