Not everyone has perfect internet, and especially when gaming it becomes clear just how good or bad your internet connection is. When hosting there is a large difference in the bandwidth used and this image presents that difference.
I guess it was expected that it would use more bandwidth hosting but that's a rather large leap!
You do realise that it is a tiny amount of bandwidth being used? 50kb/s maximum peak..
Of course, it's less than a 20th of the average broadband package around here. What I was meaning is the leap between client and host is quite big.
please use KB and not kb. kb is kilobit.
Interesting. I'm really just hoping that Comcast & Sprint stay cool with my online usage & really refrain from either limiting my bandwidth or throttling my upload / download speeds. I am aware that they can play games when going over the 5GB 'limit' on their "unlimited" internet data use, while also doing lots of shifty things in the background that most average users are not aware of-- but please guys, let's keep "unlimited" truly unlimited. With all of the smart phones apps, streaming videos on Netflix, hosting of online games & yes, even pirating of games-- I highly doubt that a truly "unlimited" data plan will even exist within the next few years. Enjoy it while it lasts, boys-- enjoy it while it lasts...
That's not that much. If it was 200+ kb/s then overtime it will mess with your monthly data usage if you play an ungodly amount of CoD. Those figures are slightly above what it takes to browse the internet, go on youtube, etc.
No, I have not.
Not much considering how far internet speeds have come over the last few years.
That's true. but we(US) are still paying a lot more than people paying in Asia.. For example in Taiwan people are paying $45.50 for 50m/5m, but I'd be paying $64.95 for 50m/10m that's 5m more for upload and $19.45 more each month.
Ouch, that's quite bad. In the UK, Virgin Media offer offer 100MB/10MB broadband for £38/month, including a phone line and truly unlimited data (so long as you don't abuse it).
Pfft...Americans cry too much. Up here in Canada, 50Mbps down/2Mbps up for $100+$7 modem rental+tax AND there's only a 250GB monthly cap. Exceeding this, you get charged $50 more. So, to get this 50/20 internet, it costs us 157+tax = $177.41. You guys have got it sweet down there when compared to Canada. Our currencies are almost equal, as well.
Lol ppl in US need to stop complaining. I live in NZ. Paying phone line and internet (60 gigs) for $100 (NZ). So that is ~$78 (US)? If you think that is bad, imagine what the cost of gaming is.
Thats a lot of bandwidth that would be better spent on a porn site or on a game where the lag wasnt so fkin bad. My internet does not do COD.
so if your not the host, the game uses an average of 10kbps. are you sure!? seems way to low
:O Thats ... quite low
I don't play this game, but I host a gmod dedicated server from my imac. That most likely uses more, but thank God for charter and my 250GB/month bandwidth limit that I've never exceeded!
So this cant be done on a Vita doing 3G? What if it was 4g , could i be in a long checkout line poppin Heads online
Bandwidth is not how much data has transferred over your connection.
'Ever Wondered How Much Bandwidth Modern Warfare 3 Uses?' Um...not really.
Or any game for that matter. Not something I've ever pondered myself lol.
i kind of expected this
well I can download "crap" @ 2,800 KB so -40 KB is not a big deal.
whatever amount they are using they have to use more....
kinda expected this i actually do wonder how much bf3 uses
No surprise there, gaming doesn't take a great deal of bandwith. Always amuses me when ppl bang on about their 10mb connection , means jack when its overkill, always avoid the debate though as you can't educate pork. I use to play counter strike with a 256k connection back in 2003 giving me a 30ms connection , when compared to the average console connection its shocking, unless its 4 bars i don't want to know and yes it makes a differance :D. 3 bars = 100ms + for those that don't know which means: / quit /find new lobby ??? /profit Merry Christmas N4G i'm off back to the whats left of the beer around here :D
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