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USB Hub a Bad Idea...?

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Hey all. I do alot of gaming and was thinking of buying a usb hub. Will this cause alot of lag for my xbox controller or keyboard during gaming, or not enough to make a difference??? Thanks for your time.
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For your pc? I have a hub from rock band for the ps3 and i have 2 usb flash drives, my mouse and printer connected to it.
EDIT: In other words you should be fine. I wonder if they make USB 3.0 ones...
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Not at all. Go ahead and get one, they're no big problem at all. smile.gif
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Hmm thanks guys. + rep for all.
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post #5 of 7
Maybe one of these:
[ame="http://www.amazon.com/Syba-SY-HUB20062-SuperSpeed-Backward-Compatible/dp/B004IEALCQ/ref=sr_1_2?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1301356122&sr=1-2"]Amazon.com: Syba SY-HUB20062 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 4-Port Hub Backward Compatible with USB 2.0: Electronics[/ame]

I think i might order it.
post #6 of 7
I don't think it'll be that bad. I used a USB hub I got from the pound store (for £1, lol) a while back to plug in a bunch of flash drives and they all connected and worked perfectly.
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post #7 of 7
I think it will only lag if you are using more than 1 demanding device on it. Lots of times front panels on PCs are hubs regardless. If multiple USB ports go to the same motherboard header it is a hub regardless if it is built into the face of the case or an external hub.
    
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