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It wasn't too long ago 3Mbps was a lot for internet, now my cable company offers as high as 100 Mbps. I was wondering if it's even worthwhile to go that high or does hardware bottleneck this?
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100 Mbps = ~12.5 MB/sec

As most drives write from 50-90 MB/sec, no real bottleneck.
Lower grade consumer routers may have problems keeping up, depending on model.
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Yeah, as long as you've got a high end router and modem you should be able to use all that horsepower. On the other hand, there's really not much point to having a 100mbps connection unless you are in some line of work that uses bandwidth allocation of that sort professionally, or torrent a crapton of stuff.
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