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How long would it take to download Beethoven's 9 Symphonies?

The 5 CDs of 26 Gb (or 3.25 GB, or 3250 KB) play for 350 minutes


8 bits per second (bps) = 1 Byte per second (Bps)
1024 bps = 1 Kbps
8192 bps = 1 KBps
8,388,608 bps = 1 MBps
8,589,934,592 bps = 1 GBps

SCSI = Small Computer System Interface

Fibre Channel FAQ from Fibre Channel Community

Gigabit Ethernet Alliance

vBNS FAQ about the very high performance Backbone Network Service (vBNS) and Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) and Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) and Internet 2

CA*net 3 network FAQ from CANARIE


updated 10/8/99 | Digital Revolution | Recording Technology History
 
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