# 256 kbps

Discussion in 'Microsoft Certification' started by =?Utf-8?B?cGVyc29uMTAyMw==?=, Jul 21, 2006.

1. ### =?Utf-8?B?cGVyc29uMTAyMw==?=Guest

Well I took a speed test on the internet it said i had a download speed at

=?Utf-8?B?cGVyc29uMTAyMw==?=, Jul 21, 2006

2. ### CerebrusGuest

person1023 wrote:
> Well I took a speed test on the internet it said i had a download speed at

per sec) and the transfer speed that you get is 32 KBps (KiloBytes per
sec). Since 1 byte contains 8 bits, both your figures are accurate.
They differ only in units of measurement.

If you're wondering that 256 / 8 should be 36 KBps, then that slight
difference is due to network overhead.

Cerebrus, Jul 22, 2006

3. ### =?Utf-8?B?V2lsbCBTaGVlaGFu?=Guest

If he's wondering why 256 / 8 = 36, he'll be even more confused by the fact
that 8 * 36 = 288

Will

"Cerebrus" wrote:

>
> person1023 wrote:
> > Well I took a speed test on the internet it said i had a download speed at
> > 256kbps but when ever i download i get 32 kbps

>
> per sec) and the transfer speed that you get is 32 KBps (KiloBytes per
> sec). Since 1 byte contains 8 bits, both your figures are accurate.
> They differ only in units of measurement.
>
> If you're wondering that 256 / 8 should be 36 KBps, then that slight
> difference is due to network overhead.
>
>

=?Utf-8?B?V2lsbCBTaGVlaGFu?=, Jul 29, 2006
4. ### CerebrusGuest

Will Sheehan wrote:

> If he's wondering why 256 / 8 = 36, he'll be even more confused by the fact
> that 8 * 36 = 288
>
> Will

Lol ! My bad, thanks for the correction. ;-)

Cerebrus, Jul 29, 2006