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You could theoretically hit your monthly cap in about 6 hours.
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post #32 of 101
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Originally Posted by eternal7trance View Post
Care to explain that math?

20 hours would be almost 1TB ballpark.

My math is (6hoursx60minsx60sec)x13MB/s would be about 280GB.
100mbps = 100,000kbps
100,000kb/1024=97.65mbits
97.65mb/8=12.2MByte/s
250gbx1024=256000MB
256000/12.2=20983.6 seconds
20983.6/60=349 min
349/60=5.8 hours

Sorry, I did miscalculate the first time. I do apologize.
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post #33 of 101
O_O I WANT. $100/month though
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post #34 of 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by Stealth Pyros View Post
O_O I WANT. $100/month though
105$ with the triple play package, by itself it's much more expensive.
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post #35 of 101
A hundred megabits ain't cool... you know what's cool? A thousand megabits.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lightsout View Post
250gb weeeeak, makes it pointless.
This. For real :/

Quote:
Originally Posted by Versa View Post
No cap, but comcast service and throttling? I'll pass on that
OhEmGEE! So much THIS! Comcast makes me

Quote:
Originally Posted by Nebel View Post
Man, talk about being behind.
I've had 100/100mbit (with no limit) for 4-5 years now, and never paid more than 30 euros per month.
Yes and worse, there are 3rd world countries with the same or better interwebz than we have here. All you have to do is look here to see why corporate conglomerates running a country is a bad idea.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by KusH View Post
100mbps = 100,000kbps
100,000kb/1024=97.65mbits
97.65mb/8=12.2MByte/s
250gbx1024=256000MB
256000/12.2=20983.6 seconds
20983.6/60=349 min
349/60=5.8 hours

Sorry, I did miscalculate the first time. I do apologize.
There's also throughput efficiency to throw in here. While your ISP will certainly charge you based on total throughput including headers/re-sent packets/etc, if you were trying to download a 256GB file on your hard drive, it would actually take a little while longer.

You might only get 95mb/s of actual data depending on how you're downloading that data. If it were a torrent file that's 256GB it would be even worse since there's a ton of overhead.
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I wish the only good service I have in my area wasn't Cox
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post #39 of 101
Quote:
Originally Posted by KusH View Post
100mbps = 100,000kbps
100,000kb/1024=97.65mbits

97.65mb/8=12.2MByte/s
Why did you convert between kilobits and mibibits?
You should still be using the decimal system at the bolded stage since you are still within network transmission speeds.
Edited by beers - 4/14/11 at 11:11am
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I had Comcast before in an area where that is all I could get. I had constant outages, horrible customer service, and down right silly prices.

I will stay with DSL even if it is slower. At least it works and I can get help when it doesn't work!
     
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