Question Why is my download speed ranging from 25-33mpbs?

Feb 20, 2021
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I have a 200mpbs WiFi as of now, and when I download something it always displays that the download speed is ranging from 25-33 mpbs, or sometimes even lower. I was wondering why is it like that?
 

JoshRC

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My guess is the 200 number you referenced it in megaBITs and the tested download speed in megaBYTEs, two different values of mesurement. 1 megaBYTE is equal to 8 megaBITs so if we do a bit of quick math 200 divide by 8 and we get 25 megabytes. So the fact that you get 25-33 is actually better than what your paying for. For future the way to tell the different is megaBYTEs is a capital B and megaBITs and lower case eg. Megabyte = MB Megabit = Mb
 
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My guess is the 200 number you referenced it in megaBITs and the tested download speed in megaBYTEs, two different values of mesurement. 1 megaBYTE is equal to 8 megaBITs so if we do a bit of quick math 200 divide by 8 and we get 25 megabytes. So the fact that you get 25-33 is actually better than what your paying for. For future the way to tell the different is megaBYTEs is a capital B and megaBITs and lower case eg. Megabyte = MB Megabit = Mb
https://prnt.sc/137l9xa - Well this is our speedtest, and im pretty sure the same speed that is appearing on the download speed, but I can be wrong.
 
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So yeah thats in megaBITs so what is the download in? Maybe screenshot that too?
Also try a speed test on google instead because it does it in megeBYTEs, just google internet speed test and hit run speed test button at the top
Same results with Google: https://prnt.sc/137qojf
And I was basing on the task manager the speed it was taking from the internet. The task manager is also "megaBits" as while I was taking the internet speed, the internet usage spiked to 200-205, so I'm sure they are all using "megaBits"
 

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