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YSK that Mbps stands for "Megabits" per second instead of MegaBytes per second.

YSK that Mbps stands for "Megabits" per second instead of MegaBytes per second. <!– SC_OFF –><div class="md"><p>Many casual internet users consider 25 mbps to very fast when in reality it is only about 3.25 MB/s. Knowing this is extremely important

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I see a gigabyte sometimes shown as 1024 megabytes. Why?

I see a gigabyte sometimes shown as 1024 megabytes. Why? submitted by AirWhale1 [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a knowledgebase built on reddit

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Whats with megabits? How do they compare with megabytes? Why are internet speeds measured in bits instead of bytes like the size of files on a computer?

Whats with megabits? How do they compare with megabytes? Why are internet speeds measured in bits instead of bytes like the size of files on a computer? Thanks in advance! submitted by soggycookie [link] [2 comments] Source: reddit answers: a

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Why is internet speed now measured in Mbps (megabits) instead of MBps (megabytes), when bits are almost never used for storage / file sizes?

Why is internet speed now measured in Mbps (megabits) instead of MBps (megabytes), when bits are almost never used for storage / file sizes? I suspect that this is just people being tricked by ISPs into thinking that their internet

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