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Poll Results: How many USB ports do you use?

 
  • 4% (9)
    1
  • 4% (10)
    2
  • 12% (27)
    3
  • 13% (29)
    4
  • 22% (51)
    5
  • 11% (25)
    6
  • 31% (71)
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222 Total Votes  
post #71 of 95
1.webcam
2.wireless headset charger
3.phone charger
4.wireless headset radio
5.UPS
6.keyboard
7.mouse
8.external hard drive
 
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post #72 of 95
I usually only use 1, for my mouse.
post #73 of 95
I usually have these five plugged in

1. Keyboard
2. Mouse
3. Bluetooth
4. 360 controller
5. USB Thumb drives (1-3 at a time)

And for my last two, I only plug them in about 1-5 times a month

6. logitech wheel/pedals
7. Microsoft sidewinder pro flight stick
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post #74 of 95
1. Mouse
2. Keyboard
3. Printer

i have a webcam, but it's just sitting on the monitor not plugged in.
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post #75 of 95
1. mouse
2. webcam
3. phone
4. camera
5-6 flash drives
7. sisters iPod
8. bluetooth

work pc

1. mouse
2. keyboard
3. speakers
4-6. printers
7. scanner
8. wacom bamboo
9. bluetooth
10. phone
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post #76 of 95
Quote:
Originally Posted by Zero4549 View Post

Umm.... 12? I'd use more, but I don't have any left.

Yes, that's all the time. I often have to swap out whats plugged in due to the lack of additional ports. I'm not counting hubs or power-only ports (not directly connected to the computer).

12? shesh. What for?
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post #77 of 95
I use everything i've got, I have 5 stacked external drives.
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post #78 of 95
one usb going into my back panel and that's the one for my monitor from there I run my keyboard/mouse/and webcam(which I use as a mic).
post #79 of 95
Quote:
Originally Posted by NoiseTemper View Post

12? shesh. What for?

1 - Keyboard Power (keyboard itself if PS/2)
2 - Keyboard Pass-through
3 - Mouse
4 - Card Reader
5 - Google G1 cable (used as additional touchscreen monitor)
6 - Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant (same as above)
7 - Logitech G13
8 - Scythe "3-foot-switch"
9 - Bluetooth Dongle
10 - Xbox 360 Controller
11 - Monitor Webcam
12 - Monitor pass-through
13 - Monitor speakers
14 - Charger for cellphone & cell bluetooth (split cable)
15 - Saitek Cyborg Joystick
16 - PS3 Controller (when battery is dead)
17 - Logitech Game Controller (PS2 imitation)
18 - Logitech Game Controller (yes I have two. 4 player split screen silly)
19 - Stand-alone Webcam (for youtube videos, but it's bulky and inconvenient unlike the one in the monitor)
20 - UPS connection
21 - External Hard Drive #1
22 - External Hard Drive #2
23 - Fast flash drive #1
24 - Fast flash drive #2 (I'm counting two of these separately from the rest that go on the hub, since they are very high speed and frequently used, thus warrant their own ports)
25 - Hub for everything else (flash drives, etc)




Obviously, I don't have nearly enough ports for all of that at once. Luckily, the 12 ports I have + the hub are usually enough for any combo I may need at any given time.
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post #80 of 95
1. USB/Keyboard
2. Webcam

Could certainly get it down to 1, I don't use my webcam much.
 
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