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Old December 3rd 04, 06:04 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default Broadband and online gaming (How much bandwidth?)

Does anyone know what sort bandwidth is used when you play games
online using your games console, or pc for that matter? i would just
like to know really.

Thanks

du.
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Old December 3rd 04, 07:35 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default Broadband and online gaming (How much bandwidth?)

In article says...
Does anyone know what sort bandwidth is used when you play games
online using your games console, or pc for that matter? i would just
like to know really.

Knack all..designed to work with modems.


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Old December 3rd 04, 09:00 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default Broadband and online gaming (How much bandwidth?)

On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 19:35:29 -0000, Conor
wrote:

In article says...
Does anyone know what sort bandwidth is used when you play games
online using your games console, or pc for that matter? i would just
like to know really.

Knack all..designed to work with modems.


Indeed. Everquest / Everquest 2 is quoted by Sony as using around
1Mb/hour.
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Old December 4th 04, 04:32 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Default Broadband and online gaming (How much bandwidth?)

On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 18:04:33 +0000 (UTC), wrote:

Does anyone know what sort bandwidth is used when you play games
online using your games console, or pc for that matter? i would just
like to know really.

Thanks

du.


Hi,

There was a post on our forums a while back from someone that suggested
they used on average around 30MB per hour.

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Old December 4th 04, 09:35 PM posted to uk.telecom.broadband
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Does anyone know what sort bandwidth is used when you play games
online using your games console, or pc for that matter? i would just
like to know really.

Thanks

du.


Playing Halo CTF for about an hour is about 29Mb up and 9 down or 9 up and
29 down, whichever :P


 




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