Which port for mouse pointer?

Discussion in 'Computers' started by Ray Chuang, Dec 6, 2003.

  1. Ray Chuang

    Ray Chuang Screenwriter

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    I just recently got myself a Logitech MX500 mouse pointer and is using the current MouseWare 9.78 software under Windows 2000 (Service Pack 4).

    Only one thing: which connection port is better for the mouse pointer? Logitech claims that the USB port allows for higher DPI resolution than the PS/2 mouse port, though in practice I don't see any difference between the two (I'm using a 17" LCD monitor). [​IMG]
     
  2. Tekara

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    PS/2 can sustain a much higher sampling rate than a USB port can.

    USB by design will sustain a rate of around 125hz while pci can be tweaked up to 200hz. because of this most gamers/enthusiests use the ps/2 connection. to adjust the sampling rate go to your device manager and hit up the properties for your ps/2 port.

    both connectors are in theory faster than human reaction so I doubt there would be a major noticeable difference. although as with most of us extremist: the more the better, regardless.
     

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