07-16-2012 05:30:39 AM
I'm suppose to have 12MB download speeds yet when I try to download a large file it's only giving me around 1.34MB per a second. Why is that?
I also have the same speed problem when I try downloading large open source applications on torrents.
07-16-2012 05:39:01 AM - edited 07-16-2012 05:39:52 AM
Thats the right speed. You don't get 12MB per second, you get 12mb per second. That turns out to be up to 1.5MB per second. So getting 1.2-1.3MB per second is right where you should be.
MB is Megabytes
mb is Megabits
There are 8 megabits in a megabyte. So again, 12 megabits per second is 1.5 megabytes per second. All ISP's rate speed in megabits per second.