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ASUS Introduces Maximus VI Formula Z87 Gaming Motherboard

Feb 18, 2011
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... and that shows how little you know about gaming (or PS/2 for that matter) in general. :(
This is not how it was in the old days.. perhaps you are the one who knows too "little" about the subject?

USB2 (or above) is fully capable of NKRO keyboard handling (well it might fall back to 6 keys during boot if you switch it to legacy mode, but why would anyone do that?), and more to that, modern motherboards are using a special super-i/o controller chip to offer ps/2 functionality, which are much "further" down in the "priority-chain" than the integrated southbridge which handles usb, so it's that super-i/o controller what gets interrupted by the keyboard now.

The main problem here is that most of the keyboard manufacturers are lazy to make their usb keyboards capable of more than 6KRO, but that's only because they do not care and not because of a limitation in the usb standards.
Mar 24, 2010
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Visca la Terra Lliure!
System Name Oh the name!
Processor i7 7700K
Motherboard MSI Z270 Xpower
Cooling EK 360 Extreme
Memory 16Gb G.Skill TridentZ 3866
Video Card(s) nVidia 1080 Ti Flanders Edition
Storage 1 Intel PCIE SSD750, 2 Sam 840Evo 1TB SSD, WD Black 2TB, Toshiba 3TB
Display(s) Acer Predator X1 (32")
Case Rajintek Paean
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply Corsair AX860
Mouse Mad Catz Pro X
Keyboard Corsair K70
Software W10Pro
... and that shows how little you know about gaming (or PS/2 for that matter) in general. :(
Ah, didn't know you were the next Fatal1ty who tweaks his PS2 port to rule in bunny hopping shooters! :laugh: