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Old 07-30-2002, 03:47 AM  
MxxCon
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my cable modem service caps me at 256k/s
this is kiloBIT/second.
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i can't send anything to him over 28k/s.
this is kiloBYTE/second

kiloBIT/8=kiloBYTE

now your 256kilobit has a theoretical maximum of 32kilobytes. however imperfect network conditions and overhead of tcp/ip packets doesn't allow you to reach that maximum.
so your 28kilobyte/second is a pretty good number.
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