Progress (Bits vs Bytes)

Sometimes you will see things that seem similar but are indeed different. For example you might see 100mb/s and thing WOW 100 Megabytes per second but in fact it’s 100 Megabits per second. When you encounter this it is very important for you to distinguish and verify the capitalization, MB is Megabyte where as mb or Mb is megabit. a byte is 8 bits. 1MB (Megabyte) is equal to 8mb (Megabits). It may seem minor but when you see 100MB of data don’t expect to download it in a single second with a 100mb download speed. This analogy can be used across all of what you do. Capitalization really matters!


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