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Daiichidoku
04-18-2009, 01:25 PM
my only option at this point for high speed internet is 3g or 3.5G based wireless network

a monthly plan is $30 for 1 Gig of BW useage, 3 cents/meg charge over that

Can anyone tell me what typical FB bandwidth useage is?
Can i fly 24/7 all month without sweating it, or will an hour or two of flying cost me 100s or 1000s of dollars?

thank you in advance

Daiichidoku
04-18-2009, 01:25 PM
my only option at this point for high speed internet is 3g or 3.5G based wireless network

a monthly plan is $30 for 1 Gig of BW useage, 3 cents/meg charge over that

Can anyone tell me what typical FB bandwidth useage is?
Can i fly 24/7 all month without sweating it, or will an hour or two of flying cost me 100s or 1000s of dollars?

thank you in advance

na85
04-18-2009, 01:42 PM
30 bucks for 1 gig?

Wow, that's expensive.

Bandwidth depends on a lot of things:

-# of players in the server
-skin download on or off
-size of the missions that you have to download when you join
-If your ISP uses 1000 or 1024 to calculate MBytes and GBytes

Hard to say, ultimately.

Let's say IL2 uses 10kByte/s while you played. This isn't the correct number but it's in the right ballpark.

If you did NOTHING else internet-related and only flew IL2, no forums, no youtube, no downloading music, nothing but il2 for 4 hours a day, every day a month, you'd use

10*60*60*4*30 = 4 320 000 kBytes/s

divide by 1000*1000 to get Gigabytes and that gives you 4.32 gigs of bandwidth usage that month.

At 2kByte/s you're looking at ~0.9 of a gig that month, and that's just IL2 alone.

Every time you use a browser you're going to be consuming more bandwidth as well, so factor that in as well.

Daiichidoku
04-18-2009, 10:10 PM
damnit

thank you na85

Urufu_Shinjiro
04-18-2009, 11:38 PM
Where are you? That's an absolutely ridiculous price!

AFJ_rsm
04-19-2009, 12:44 PM
Who's got the can and string connection now?


Burn. yes. BURNN

na85
04-19-2009, 03:18 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Daiichidoku:
damnit

thank you na85 </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

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