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    *Actual speed of 10mbps?*

    Exactly how fast is is 10mbps, does that mean 10 megabyters per second? Any help would be greatly appriciated....
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    Its 10 megabits per second which is about 1250kBytes/s
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    ah, I see. Thank you very much.
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    Around 1.1 MB/s. Thats what I got when i had a 10mbps port.
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    Now, if you can actually sustain that kind of speed is another story. Everything depends on the network, location, and many other factors.
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    Remember, 8 bits go into one byte, So 1 megabyte, is 8 megabits, and 10 megabits is going to be 1.2 megabytes.

    Most (good) providers will offer an upgrade to a 100 megabits /second port for only about $10 extra per month.
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    I am sorry to say but you all are wrong.. 10mbps is 10 megabytes per second..
    ( you can even check in google just type "what is mbps")

    thats a differnet story that in reality we never get speed
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravi1
    I am sorry to say but you all are wrong.. 10mbps is 10 megabytes per second..
    ( you can even check in google just type "what is mbps")

    thats a differnet story that in reality we never get speed
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    http://www.mediaroad.com/products/sp.../unit_convert/

    do you know the difference between a bit and a byte?

    10 Mbps [Megabit-per-second]
    =10000 Kbps [Kilobit-per-second]
    =1.25 MB/sec [Megabyte-per-second]
    =1250 KB/sec [Kilobyte-per-second]
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    http://lyberty.com/encyc/articles/kb_kilobytes.html

    K = 1,024
    k= 1,000
    B = Bytes
    b= bits

    Therefore little b => bits; therefore 10mb => 10 megabits therefore 10mbps => 10 megabits per second.

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    10mbps = around 1.2 MB/s
    100mbps = around 12 MB /s

    thats the speed I get on my servers.......and as other have told you, use a converter and you will se for your self.

    Quote Originally Posted by ravi1
    I am sorry to say but you all are wrong.. 10mbps is 10 megabytes per second..
    ( you can even check in google just type "what is mbps")

    thats a differnet story that in reality we never get speed
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravi1
    I am sorry to say but you all are wrong.. 10mbps is 10 megabytes per second..
    ( you can even check in google just type "what is mbps")
    No you the one that's wrong!
    http://www.webopedia.com/TERM/M/Mbps.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravi1
    I am sorry to say but you all are wrong.. 10mbps is 10 megabytes per second..
    ( you can even check in google just type "what is mbps")

    thats a differnet story that in reality we never get speed
    You should have taken your own advice... quote from the first match from googling "what is mbps":

    When spelled Mbps, short for megabits per second, a measure of data transfer speed (a megabit is equal to one million bits). Network transmissions, for example, are generally measured in Mbps.
    So you have to divide by 8 to get megabytes per second like several other people have already said.

    It is true however that you generally don't see the full speed. You usually "only" get 1.1MB/s from a 10mbit line and 11MB/s from a 100mbit line instead of 1.2MB/s and 12.5MB/s respectively.
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    lol, now im confused. Think I'll have to read this one again.
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    you get:

    10mbps = around 1.2 MegaByte/s
    100mbps = around 12 MegaByte/s

    But as MikeHart writes: You get around 1.1 MB/s and 11 MB/s in "real life".
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    Quote Originally Posted by ravi1
    I am sorry to say but you all are wrong.. 10mbps is 10 megabytes per second..
    ( you can even check in google just type "what is mbps")

    thats a differnet story that in reality we never get speed
    mbps is megabits per second. You need to learn what you are talking about before posting.
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