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Old 01-07-2004, 11:04 PM   #1
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Default Is 155 KB/sec approx 1.5 MB/sec?

I'm downloading and getting 155 KB/sec is that like 1.5 MB/sec? You'd think I would know that stuff, but I don't.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:05 PM   #2
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ummm no

1024kb = 1mb

unless you are talking about kilobytes and megabits. in that case 155kilobytes is approximately 1.2megabits
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:06 PM   #3
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.155MB/s
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:06 PM   #4
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1.5 Megabytes/sec. would be about 1500 KiloBytes/sec.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:08 PM   #5
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He probably meant if he's getting 1.5megabits download.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:09 PM   #6
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damn you are dumb!
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:11 PM   #7
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Default RE:Is 155 KB/sec approx 1.5 MB/sec?

here's what i do. 155 x 8 = 1240. 1.24mbps is your answer.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:19 PM   #8
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Default RE:Is 155 KB/sec approx 1.5 MB/sec?

thanks fellas, I guess I just care that it seem to be pretty freakin fast
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:21 PM   #9
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thanks fellas, I guess I just care that it seem to be pretty freakin fast
That's what I first thought when I experienced broadband. When I experienced the 3meagbit barrier I almost crapped my pants.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:24 PM   #10
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Default RE: Is 155 KB/sec approx 1.5 MB/sec?

Wait'll you experience the 3 megaBYTE barrier. /splooge. I love this school connection, but its hard to find servers that can sustain 3MB/s down.
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Old 01-07-2004, 11:25 PM   #11
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192Bits + 1 Control bit * 8 = 1.544MB
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Old 01-08-2004, 12:07 AM   #12
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kilo BYTE (KB) = kilobit / 8
kilo bit (kb) = kilobyte * 8

1024 kilobits = 1 megabit

155 x 8 = 1240 kilobits / s = 1.21 megabits /s

but usually factors of 10 is easier and that's what companies use prolly.
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Old 01-08-2004, 12:59 AM   #13
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Megabytes = MB
Megabits = Mb or mb

If I'm wrong about those abbreviations, feel free to correct them.

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