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Is Ps2 Keyboard / Mouse Better Than Usb ?


I need a good keyboard / mouse set thats cheap and good for gaming. Also can somebody answer these questions ive heard: ps/2 is better than usb? And corded better cordless? Is this true for gaming? Im only allowing myself a maximum of 20 ok!

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