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Grumm1365328dBecause I want to update that 20Gb game update in 30 seconds and be able to play a but after work.
Demolishun23848328d@lambda123 Them sweet granny pixels.
Hazarth7784328dI am actually sorta running a datacenter at home, yes
p100sch1561328dYes I do. And I generate a lot of game server traffic that needs to go in AND out quickly.
tosensei4372328dbecause i'm a tech nerd, which means i like fast internet.
also: more downstream usually means more upstream. and i stream stuff to my mobile devices from home.
Avimelekh156328dThese VR adult experiences aint gonna lag in my home.
magicMirror10268328dWell. if you live alone, and don't do anything in your home network - then sure.
But if you have 3 kids + wife and each watches streaming movies all the time - the 1gb network is a must!
homomorphicanus317328dWhy does anyone need more than 400Mhz of compute?
Oktokolo11075328dMulti-channel porn streaming!
Sorry, but are you retarded?
We're taking about megabit / second...
100 Megabit/s / 8 bit/byte = 12,5 Megabyte / s
Doesn't matter what you do, it's not enough.
HD Streaming / Webpages / .....
Nothing makes fun with such a small bandwidth.
Even older USB sticks are faster than that....
Gigabit is common for a reason - and the trend to 10 Gigabit/s is pretty visible.
The "perverted" 2.5 Gigabit ethernet devices are just on example. Totally dumb (10 Gigabit / sec would be a smarter choice), but high end gaming market is pretty dumb anyways.
WhaleWellWell1328dOf course... :D
electrineer27296328d@IntrusionCM you can watch 1080p YouTube videos with 10 Mbps because those are very compressed. Downloading bigger packages will suck at those speeds, but for normal use it's already fine.
@electrineer It's rare that one does one task at all... And there's usually a lot running in the background.
Yes, from pure bandwidth if you only watch the movie, more than enough...
I easily churn 1 GBps.
Newsfeed Aggregator, Webbrowser, NAS Transfer for Backups, Music streaming in HiFi, VPN for work etc.
Demolishun23848328d@homomorphicanus Because the game I am playing needs to generate terrain on the fly and handle massive amounts of voxel data to which to render from. I know, it was rhetorical.
The big question is: Why does this games graphics look like its from the 90s? lol
Fast-Nop40152328d@IntrusionCM More bandwidth doesn't make websites much faster because the issue is latency and slow-start. uBlock Origin however does.
@Fast-Nop Which is why I wrote plural form.... Pages.
I should have worded it better, but as I explained to electrineer... It's near zero that I do one task and only one task.
And I don't think that I'm the only one...
Working sequentially one task after another is a rarity I think.
Fast-Nop40152328d@IntrusionCM I do have several tabs open, especially when I search for something, and no speed issues with 100 Mbit. It's not even faster than the previous 50 Mbit I had, but the upgrade was just 5 EUR per month, so why not.
There are only two things that actually profit from more bandwidth: massive game downloads or parallel 4k streaming with several different users.
@Fast-Nop I think we're talking about two entirely different things.
I thought this was about network interface speed - not INet speed.
(Reason why I mentioned 2.5 GBps / 10 GBps ethernet before).
I have an 1 Gbit connection though.
But has a lot to do with the fact that I'm working from home and VPN churns a lot of traffic given the variety of tasks I do.
With only 100 Mbps downstream / INet a lot of things would be *meh*... Not bad… but boringly slow.
But just to make it crystal clear.
Till now I thought this was about Ethernet speed in general, *not* INet speed.
Which is why I mentioned stuff like NAS before.
I was wondering the same for a long time
Grumm1365327d@iiii So what is necessity ?
A lot of people have a dishwasher, or are upset that it broke.
I don't have that.
I can imagine a lot of tools/utilities in your house are not really a necessity.
If someone can afford internet, why can't he get some high-speed one ?
@Grumm regarding high speed internet. Bandwidth is not limitless. There's a global upper limit. Moreover, almost no server supports high speeds in the first place (except for Netflix and game console CDN). Even 100 megabit is larger tan 99% of sites will allow you to use for downloading from them.
lankku383327d3 kids streaming videos, IPTV churning a common show for them and me & hubby playing MMOs (World of Tanks or similar). + Ofc Spotify and Youtube on the side while gaming. Oh, and Discord. Running security cameras and solar panels send data too (well, these don't need a whole lot of bandwidth). At least our appliances are dumb...
For upload speed, nah, not needed that much.
theabbie8106327dI sometimes wish faster internet but that's only occasional and for large downloads, it will be useless for daily use.
d4ng3r0u54720327dWhy do people need more than 640KB?
I meant MBps only
Currently I have a 100MBps plan (upgraded from 40MBps) and guess what, there's no difference in -
Just for context -
I'm a gamer as well. But again, speed doesn't matter as much as latency does.
electrineer27296327d@IntrusionCM wait, did you explain the difference between bit and Byte and proceed to use the wrong one in your units starting from your next message?
IntrusionCM13219327d@electrineer No clue.
Brain goes brrr at the moment.
Either brr or beeeeeeeeep flatline.
Why do people even need anything more than 100Mbps at home?
Are you guys running data centers at home?