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post #11 of 28
ISP's advertise in Mbit (and thats what speedtest reports in too). To get megaBYTES you need to divide by 8. So you are getting well above what you are paying for, so be happy lol.
post #12 of 28
Everyone here is off in my opinion besides the first post. Bits and BYTES are different people. Just because you get 20 MegaBITS a second doesnt mean you'll download a 100 MegaBYTE file in 5 seconds!
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most servers don't support that speed unfortunately. if you wanted to see maximum speed download something from steam.
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Do you max out at 1.8 MB/s or 1.8 Mb/s
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Quote:
Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
If you want to test out your connection download 3dmark06 from major geeks (they have fast servers) and see what you max out at.

I have the 50 mb/s plan so I download at 6.25 MB/s.
i get between 1.6 MB/s to 1.8 MB/s from major geeks, Thanks for the info
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post #16 of 28
Try Internet Download Manger.
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lol, I think im retarded. There is a difference between Mb/s and MB/s correct?
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So you are getting double the bandwidth your paying for, congratulations.
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post #19 of 28
Quote:
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lol, I think im retarded. There is a difference between Mb/s and MB/s correct?
Yes, and Yes. lmao
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hondais1 View Post
lol, I think im retarded. There is a difference between Mb/s and MB/s correct?
Yep little b is megabit, big B is byte
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