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Will a USB HUB affects the input lag of gaming keyboards and mice?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hello,

 

Good day to everyone, I just want to know if you plug your gaming keyboard, mice, headset to a USB hub will it affect its input lag?

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Not in my experience.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
1 minute ago, Mira Yurizaki said:

If there is any, it's likely imperceptible.

 

3 minutes ago, Crunchy Dragon said:

Not in my experience.

Thanks guys for your opinions.

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Its obviously never optimal, as a hub literally just takes the bandwidth of one port and splits it up amongst X number of ports. But unless you were using a USB 3.0 port or slower and were slamming the hub with multiple high speed external devices as well as an exorbitantly high polling rate keyboard and mouse you would struggle to even think you perceived a difference. Even then I don't think it makes any difference, but I simply haven't tested it nor do I have the equipment for it.

 

That's actually a rather good video idea, come to think of it. Test all USB specs from USB 1.0 to 3.1 Gen 2 to see if there is a meaningful difference for peripherals? @LinusTech


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Possible, but the real question is will you notice it? and will those few lost ms affect you in any way?


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