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Not all key inputs are delayed, but if a key is already held and VERY QUICKLY released and pressed again, it will take an amount of time for the computer to actually respond to the input. This amount of time is equal to the amount of time Repeat Delay is set to in Windows' keyboard settings. Why would keyboard repeat delay affect a repeated key input while gaming? How can I fix it (beyond making the repeat delay faster to shorten the time of the annoying pause?)
 

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Same problem when temporarily booting and running a different Operating System from a Live CD/USB?

A Live CD/DVD or USB flash drive contains a complete bootable computer operating system (OS). When you boot a computer from it, the OS loads into, and then runs from memory instead of a hard drive. This allows you to run an OS without installing it or making any changes to a computer's current configuration.

To create one, download an ISO file containing the OS you want to use, (such as Ubuntu, Slax or Zorin), then use something like ISO Recorder to burn it to a CD/DVD or Rufus to burn to a USB flash drive/key.

Now boot your computer from this disc/key and your computer will be running that OS instead of the one on its hard drive.​

When you're done testing, simply reboot your PC from the hard drive/SSD like you do now.

If the problem persists even when running a different OS, then the issue is -- more than likely -- hardware related.
 

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Same problem when temporarily booting and running a different Operating System from a Live CD/USB?

A Live CD/DVD or USB flash drive contains a complete bootable computer operating system (OS). When you boot a computer from it, the OS loads into, and then runs from memory instead of a hard drive. This allows you to run an OS without installing it or making any changes to a computer's current configuration.​
To create one, download an ISO file containing the OS you want to use, (such as Ubuntu, Slax or Zorin), then use something like ISO Recorder to burn it to a CD/DVD or Rufus to burn to a USB flash drive/key.​
Now boot your computer from this disc/key and your computer will be running that OS instead of the one on its hard drive.​

When you're done testing, simply reboot your PC from the hard drive/SSD like you do now.

If the problem persists even when running a different OS, then the issue is -- more than likely -- hardware related.
The problem persisted running Ubuntu.
 

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The polling rate can lead to delays in the keystrokes/keypress/clicks back and fort from the Keyboard/Mouse.

If you're using a standard/Generic USB keyboard and if you're actively gaming, it's better to look at low latency or Keyboards with better polling rates,.. aka Gaming keyboard :)

However ensure you test your KB thoroughly before trying a new Keyboard..
 
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