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How many USB ports do you use ?..

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by AsRock, Mar 12, 2008.

  1. AsRock

    AsRock TPU addict

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    There was once a time USB was on mobos but never was used but these days it's USB crazy.. So how many do you actually use ?

    Here are mine.
    Razer Mouse
    Thrustmaster Nascar II with FFB
    Saitek joystick
    Ideazon Fang
    Track IR 4
    Thumb Drive
    UPS
    Camera
    iPod

    Updated.
    Last edited: Apr 17, 2009
  2. Hawk1 New Member

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    Mouse (G7)
    Mouse battery charger
    Keyboard (G15)
    Printer (parallel to USB cable)
    External HDD

    Internal
    2 USB Card readers (combo w/Floppy drive)
  3. hat

    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    2 at the most.
    Mouse.
    MP3 player.

    I WOULD like to have at least 5 in use though.
    Mouse
    Keyboard
    MP3 Player
    Printer
    Camera

    but I don't have any of those except mouse and MP3 player. Keyboard is PS2.
  4. PrudentPrincess

    PrudentPrincess New Member

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    Microsoft standard black OEM optical mouse
    PSP (almost 24/7)
    MP3 Player (6 hrs a day)
    External HD
    Saitek P880
    Sometimes a thumb drive too. :laugh:
  5. DanishDevil

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    1. Logitech G15
    2. Logitech G9
    3. Casio Exilim EX-S770
    4. Seagate FreeAgent 500GB
    5. FireFly Remote
    6. Sandisk Cruzer Micro 2GB
    7. Other Generic Flash Drive
    8. iPod
    9. HTC Titan100

    I think that's it...

    OH! And soon to come.

    UPS

    And sometimes I have my wheel plugged in...so...max of 11? :roll:

    OH WOW. I forgot my printer :D:D:D:D 12.
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    beyond_amusia New Member

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    On average two USB 2.0 ports are in use (wireless desktop and external seagate drive), but there are days when all 8 of mine are in use.
  7. das müffin mann

    das müffin mann New Member

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    i prob use about 6 on average
  8. tofu

    tofu New Member

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    1. M$/Razer Habu
    2. Logitech Cordless Trackman Optical
    3. occasionally a usb drive, my fone, etc.

    Yes I admit my keyboard is PS/2. :D
  9. erocker

    erocker Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Always in use:
    Razer Copperhead
    Saitek Eclipse

    and occasionally I plug in a gamepad for FIFA 08. And a usb cable for my phone.

    I have 8 usb ports in all. Six in back, two in front.
  10. Creatre

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    Always used:
    1. Basic Optical USB Dell Mouse
    2. Printer

    Sometimes used:
    1. Ipod
    2. Camera Cable
    3. Thumb drive

    I'm not very USB dependant. :rockout:
  11. Scrizz

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    Habu, logi keyboard, UPS, wireless, External disk, zune, flash drives and other misc stuff.
    5 stable
  12. DaMulta

    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    I have 6 pluged in.

    I know I have a k/m and sound card.

    The others...hmmmm
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    farlex85 New Member

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    I only got one for my ipod currently. Occasionily a flash drive goes in, my usbs are cold though, so cold.....

    I'm curious what are the advantages to having a usb mouse/keyboard over ps2?
  14. Creatre

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    Pretty much non existant IMO. My generic PS/2 keyboard is a beast. :rockout:
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    always in use

    Logitech LX3
    Saitek ST90
    Logitech Game Pad
    Logitech Webcam

    Sometimes plugged in

    Printer, when i need it only
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    hat Maximum Overclocker

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    I though I might add I have... 6 USB ports in total, and one firewire on my mobo, and one on my augigy 2
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    MP3 player
    Mouse
    KB
    flash drive

    sometimes a camera
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    Link to Stereo for sound
    Wireless USB Dongle
    Printer
    Scanner
    ADSL Modem

    And sometimes USB Gamepad for gamage
  19. JC316

    JC316 Knows what makes you tick

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    External DVD Burner

    Printer

    Wireless Adapter

    PSP

    Ipod

    Keyboard and Mouse
  21. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    just on the media PC

    webcam w/ mic
    2 keyboards (one wireless, one for gaming)
    2 mice (same as above)
    USB2.0 HDD cage (E-sata as well, i just use the USB somtimes)
    phone adapter (charging/file transfers)
    printer/scanner
    MP3 player cord


    So thats 9, although they dont all need to be on at once
  22. Wile E

    Wile E Power User

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    Sometimes in use:

    various thumb drives
    card reader
    iPod
    Printer (when I steal it off of my gf's Mac. lol)
    Camera
    360 controller
  23. craigo

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    Logitech dinovo bluetooth dongle
    G7 mose charger/dongle
    iPod dock

    if this usb /sata speed trend continues how long till we need active cooling on our southbridge....i gues the pci bus isnt as populated anymore...
  24. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    i've also got a few flash drives, joystick, game pad, bluetooth dongle... i just rarely use them so they werent counted.
  25. Creatre

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    Yeah, as I was putting together my new computer today I realized I don't have a need for a single PCI card anymore. :eek:

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