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Windows 7: How much kilobits per second does 8MB Internet speed have?


15 Dec 2012   #1
androidappme

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
How much kilobits per second does 8MB Internet speed have?

I have a confusion regarding kilobytes and kilobits and megabytes and megabits? Can someone explain please


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15 Dec 2012   #2
Pauly

Win7 Ultimate X64
 
 

To change between bits/bytes divide/multiply by 8

I believe an 8 meg connection should around 1000-1024 Kb`s
More in depth here
Kilo Bytes Per Second vs. Kilo Bits Per Second (KBps vs. kbps) > Techallica.com
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15 Dec 2012   #3
subwoffer13

Win 7 X64
 
 

there is some questions that google answers really easy ... just google it before a thread ...



What does download speed of 8Mb mean
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15 Dec 2012   #4
androidappme

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by subwoffer13 View Post
there is some questions that google answers really easy ... just google it before a thread ...



What does download speed of 8Mb mean
Thats the link that confused me. I finally found a way to measure my internet speed in kilobits. Just have to go to speedtest.net Click Settings Change the speed measurement to kilobits. Solved. Thanks for the answers
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15 Dec 2012   #5
subwoffer13

Win 7 X64
 
 

or just download a file from your local server and usually it'll be the max download speed in KB .
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15 Dec 2012   #6
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

A byte (capital B) is 8 bits (small b).

Don't know if this helps you but I just recently posted these two posts. Read and see if they help you understand this:
Kari
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15 Dec 2012   #7
cyclic

Windows 7 home premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by subwoffer13 View Post
there is some questions that google answers really easy ... just google it before a thread ...



What does download speed of 8Mb mean
Yes it is an easy explanation, ,made easy because it is wrong.

1 megabyte =1000kilobytes ? Statements like this have confused end users for years, especially over hard drive capacities after formatting.

1MB = 1024KB which in kilobits is 128, not 125 as on the google page.
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15 Dec 2012   #8
Kari

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyclic View Post
1MB = 1024KB which in kilobits is 128, not 125 as on the google page.
Wrong.

1 MB (megabyte) = 1024 KB (kilobytes) = 8192 kb (kilobits).

Bytes to bits: multiply with 8
Bits to bytes: divide with 8

Kari
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