mouse and keyboard question

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by jason2slow, Oct 20, 2003.

  1. jason2slow

    jason2slow Guest

    i was just wondering is it better to use the mouse and keyboard in usb slots or the standard mouse and keyboard slots
  2. gladner

    gladner Guest

    optical mice are much better when used in a usb port because it allows the computer to use more images per seconds to calculate the movement. So usb all the way for optical mice.

    for a keyboard, if you have a very basic keyboard like mine (super priced at $7.50 CAD :) ) it doesn't matter, if you have some sort of fancy keyboard with fancy buttons usb is better, again because it allows more data throughput.
  3. jason2slow

    jason2slow Guest

    thanks for the info
  4. GoNz0

    GoNz0 NTFS Stoner

    the year 2525
    remember to disable the legacy support for keyboard and mouse if using USB ;) no point having the mobo looking for both.
  5. Shamus MacNoob

    Shamus MacNoob Moderator Political User

    L'Ile Perrot Quebec
    I have both a wireless keyboard and mouse that can be used ps/2 or usb and I use them in ps/2 and they work flawless in all games and applications.

    Logitech Elite Keyboard and MX700 mouse :)
  6. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

    Sacramento, CA
    i haven't seen any evidence to support this. usb mice usually do 125fps once plugged in. ps/2 mice do around 60, but once you push the sample rate to 200 in control panel, you can get about 125 fps out of it too. so either once is getting more fps than the screen is showing which is all that matters.
  7. coathanger007

    coathanger007 Tomorrow Tweaking Today

    I've felt difference on mouse.