View Full Version : a newb question

12-05-2006, 08:13 PM
I'm looking to upgrade from dial-up to adsl. With the change I would like to fly online to see what it is like but the question I have is does anybody know how much data flying online uses?

The plan I'm looking at is for 512K speed with 20GB access a month. I know nothing about computers - is that massive? I wouldn't be flying all the time, perhaps two or three hours a week but don't want to eat up all my access just flying.

Any info or experiences would be good.

12-05-2006, 08:17 PM
The game shouldn't eat up much data. Virtually nothing, if you only play 3 hours a week.

For comparison, an entire computer game or feature film is only 1-3gb to download. So long as you don't get too many of these large downloads, you should be ok.

That being said, any download limit sucks. In a perfect world, everyone would have fast, cheap unlimited broadband.<div class="ev_tpc_signature">


12-05-2006, 08:59 PM
Oleg's gotta be rueing the day Mystic Puma took that shot of him. LOL

I think I've seen three variations of it already, FritzGryphon. FUNNY!

12-05-2006, 09:03 PM
It's got to be the best picture yet. Reminds me of this one.


12-05-2006, 10:53 PM
thanks for the help