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 29 Dec 2010 #1 killer bee windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit 430 posts How to calculate estimate Download finished time? Hello! Can you tell me how to calculate average Download finished time for download? For example i have 1GB file and my connection is 512Kbps so how do i calculate this? My System Specs
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 29 Dec 2010 #2 Punkster Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64-bit) 2,310 posts Valencia, VE. 512 kbps / 8 is about 64kb/s in real download speed.. but that is theorical.. and if you're constant on that speed... let's say 60kb/s you will download your file in 5hrs 25mins But there's an easier way, download the file and you'll see on the browser the estimated download time... much much easier than do the number for yourself My System Specs
 31 Dec 2010 #3 killer bee windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit 430 posts So how to calculate it? My System Specs
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 31 Dec 2010 #4 SledgeDG Windows 7 Ultimate x86 2,073 posts Massachusetts Very simple: 512kiloBIT per second divided by 8 (because 8 bit = 1 byte) equals 64 KiloBYTES per second 1Gigabyte divided by 64 Kilobytes = 15625 Seconds divided by 3600 (there are 3600 seconds per hour)= 4,340 hrs = ~4hrs:20 minutes But since that would be the best possible rate, reality would be closer to what Punkster wrote...depending on your ISP even more -DG My System Specs
 02 Jan 2011 #5 killer bee windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit 430 posts Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG Very simple: 512kiloBIT per second divided by 8 (because 8 bit = 1 byte) equals 64 KiloBYTES per second 1Gigabyte divided by 64 Kilobytes = 15625 Seconds divided by 3600 (there are 3600 seconds per hour)= 4,340 hrs = ~4hrs:20 minutes But since that would be the best possible rate, reality would be closer to what Punkster wrote...depending on your ISP even more -DG Many thanks for both of your answers! i think there's something wrong in "SledgeDG" statistics. If I'm wrong please correct tell me! I think you told me this kind of thing!    Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG 1GB=1024 MB 1024MB × 1024MB = 1048576 Kb 1048576Kb ÷ 64KB = 16384 KB 16384KB ÷ 3600seconds = 4.55 Hrs. My System Specs
 02 Jan 2011 #6 ignatzatsonic Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, 64-bit 11,684 posts Quote: Originally Posted by killer bee i think there's something wrong in "SledgeDG" statistics. If I'm wrong please correct tell me! I think you told me this kind of thing!    Quote: Originally Posted by SledgeDG 1GB=1024 MB 1024MB × 1204MB = 1048576 Kb 1048576Kb ÷ 64KB = 16384 KB 16384KB ÷ 3600seconds = 4.55 Hrs. There is a minor typo in the above. It's 1024 MB not 1204 MB. But that is the gist of it. The estimated time readings can be misleading. A file that actually takes an hour to download might show a calculated time of only 20 minutes to go right after you start and might say 3 hours to go a few minutes later. Your download speed at any given moment affects the calculation and the calculation is constantly being updated. My System Specs
 02 Jan 2011 #7 killer bee windows7 Ultimate SP1 x32bit 430 posts OK i think now its OK! My System Specs