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Prescott
08-01-2005, 07:55 PM
yesterday just before i disconnected from the net i noticed that i had used 21mb and i was only surfing for like 4 hours so im just wondering, how much internet usage do you use per month?
last month in total i used about 1.5Gb

sambaird
08-01-2005, 08:53 PM
im on dile up so its hard to tell but i think its some were bettween 1 and 2 gbs

E|im
08-01-2005, 09:07 PM
Whoops it's a public poll.

sambaird
08-01-2005, 09:15 PM
Whoops it's a public poll.
?

E|im
08-01-2005, 10:58 PM
?
< 10GB == P2P_User :rolleyes:

agent
08-01-2005, 11:15 PM
Shouldn't that be more than 10GB makes you a P2P user?

And in any case, people like ninja could run through far more than 10GB and not even have a single byte of that related to P2P traffic.

E|im
09-01-2005, 12:21 AM
Shouldn't that be more than 10GB makes you a P2P user?
Whoops, pretend that said ">". I assume the poll is 'on average' ie your regular usage, so yeah > 10GB on a regular basis would have to be P2P. But meh, big deal.

jackrulz
09-01-2005, 12:22 AM
im on old dial up yet seem to download 6- 8 gb a month but yea most of the time the computer is connected 23 hours a day downloadin, just this month a total of 9 days(6 days connection time) i have downloaded 2.74 gb i recon thats alrite goin at 5.2kb/s..... :illogical

whetu
09-01-2005, 10:30 AM
I honestly dont know and dont particularly care either. Flatrate broadband will do that to you ;)

voted 10+

Prescott
09-01-2005, 10:33 AM
im on old dial up yet seem to download 6- 8 gb a month but yea most of the time the computer is connected 23 hours a day downloadin, just this month a total of 9 days(6 days connection time) i have downloaded 2.74 gb i recon thats alrite goin at 5.2kb/s..... :illogical

wow thats a bit of downloading there, and at a nice speed on dial up, my average speed is about 2-2.5kb/s, and i leave it on all night aswell, last night i only did 64mb :(

i think if we do get broadband soon we would go on the 10gb plan (possbily the woosh one), and im certian i can do 10gb in a month

ninja
09-01-2005, 11:51 AM
And in any case, people like ninja could run through far more than 10GB and not even have a single byte of that related to P2P traffic.
There are several of us in the office with complete linux distribution upgrades in our crontabs which run first thing every morning. Fun living on the edge - but sure chews some b/w.

Billy T
09-01-2005, 12:10 PM
Full speed jetstream and a six computer network, 1GB cap.

Four are online occasionally each day for updates and some surfing/downloads, two are online 12-14 hours per day, 7 days per week. Average usage over the last 12 months was 725MB per month, max in any month was 950MB.

Cheers

Billy 8-{)

robsonde
09-01-2005, 12:49 PM
working on dial up its hard to know the data for the month.

last month i was online for only 719 hours.

Edward
09-01-2005, 06:31 PM
300 'n' something last month. Then again that's dial-up :annoyed:

Currently downloading Windows ME (Replacement for the munched CD Dads works IT person let me keep) which is 409mb, so It'll take a while but should get me ahead in the little "who can use the most bandwidth" race I've got going ;)

Prescott
09-01-2005, 06:41 PM
is this a legal download there edward?

E|im
09-01-2005, 09:38 PM
300 'n' something last month. Then again that's dial-up :annoyed:

Currently downloading Windows ME (Replacement for the munched CD Dads works IT person let me keep) which is 409mb, so It'll take a while but should get me ahead in the little "who can use the most bandwidth" race I've got going ;)
You're downloading WindowsME... hmm that's got to be the worst use of bandwidth I've heard of yet. ;)

Ash M
09-01-2005, 09:42 PM
You're downloading WindowsME... hmm that's got to be the worst use of bandwidth I've heard of yet. ;)


And he admits to it on a public forum. Just pay Microsoft their :2cents: * 100000

agent
09-01-2005, 10:23 PM
Why pay Microsoft at all?

The way I interpreted Edward's comment is that he has a valid CD key, but the CD is now useless to use as installation media.

Downloading Windows ME isn't illegal, it's using it against the terms of the EULA that is. So if you download an ISO of the ME CD, but install it using a legitimate CD key that you "own", you've done nothing wrong.

Enough with my technical arguing, I say.

Billy T
10-01-2005, 11:01 AM
Sorry guys, I just have to ask:

What exactly are you downloading that can run you to 10GB + over a month? I'm not looking for a legal vs illegal argument either, I just can't see what anybody could need or use on a monthly basis that uses that much data. I did think about Linux distros, patches and upgrades etc, but once you have them on CD or DVD you don't really need to download again quite that soon, or do you?

Anybody care to enlighten me?

Cheers

Billy 8-{) :confused:

Prescott
10-01-2005, 12:01 PM
well with my massive 1.5gb i downloaded demos, (half life2 was the biggest one), INSERT, System rescue disk and some other apps,

ive i had broadband i would do heaps more :p

how much usage is online gaming?

Chilling_Silence
10-01-2005, 02:25 PM
Billy:
I also upload a TON of files via my website.... it does approx 50mb a day at peak.

Maintaining multiple systems, keeping them up-to-date.... I also get the odd distro for other people.

I find I do a lot of data transfer between myself, work, and wherever I happen to be simply because I have all my data accessible to me should I need it.

P2p? Naaah.... not for me.


Chill.

mejobloggs
10-01-2005, 02:36 PM
Does anyone know approximately how much mb 1 hour of online gaming would use?

Chilling_Silence
10-01-2005, 04:01 PM
Depends on the game and the number of players. I would say an easy 50 - 100MB

Greg
10-01-2005, 06:07 PM
Depends on the game and the number of players. I would say an easy 50 - 100MB

Nah that's a bit of an overestimate - more like 20MB per hour, but naturally still dependent on game and no. of participants

george12
10-01-2005, 09:52 PM
My server uploads around 6GB / month - I personally use around 3GB, and my dad and brother use the remaining 1GB between them. So we use the 1GB about perfectly :)

agent
10-01-2005, 09:56 PM
George, I suggest that you complain to Trevor Mallard about the quality of Mathematics being taught in schools. ;)

lakewoodlady
20-10-2007, 06:06 PM
Two in my house and two computers. About 6 to 8gb per month. One is a serious gamer. No p2p. Google Earth chews up bandwidth quite a lot. Max up and max down speeds.

Laura
20-10-2007, 06:45 PM
Two in my house and two computers. About 6 to 8gb per month. One is a serious gamer. No p2p. Google Earth chews up bandwidth quite a lot. Max up and max down speeds.


Did you note that this thread is 2 years 9 months old out of date, lakewoodlady?

I suggest many of the above posters will have changed their usage since then.

(Thread should've been closed when the poll did?)

Edit: Actually, as the names/totals are still viewable, some of you may find it interesting to see what you said then - and what applies now?

Metla
20-10-2007, 07:06 PM
I'm now on a 10 GB cap, Which put a serious dent in the amount of porn I can view.

bob_doe_nz
20-10-2007, 07:58 PM
I share my internet connection with two other brothers.
One of my brothers has all but port 80 blocked, and the other, all standard BitTorrent ports blocked.

gnail
20-10-2007, 09:14 PM
Heh my cousin uses a gig a day watching Chinese youtube...

Ninjabear
21-10-2007, 02:05 AM
Hmm

I seem to have voted the wrong spot

I used about 100GB a month and I just realised I can use 30GB in 1 day and no guys i don't download porn!

Myth
21-10-2007, 06:13 AM
Hmm

I seem to have voted the wrong spot

I used about 100GB a month and I just realised I can use 30GB in 1 day and no guys i don't download porn!How does one use 30GB a day?? :illogical

winmacguy
21-10-2007, 06:23 AM
I manage to keep mine at 5.1 GB a month although I did use 6 with Xtra.

jermsie
21-10-2007, 09:28 AM
Since the 1st of this month i've used 9GB on a 20GB cap, 3GB from national streaming radio, the rest is international streaming radio (128k-256k quality), youtube, general browsing.

Erayd
21-10-2007, 09:42 AM
Which stations? I also stream a ton of stuff, but listening to aacplus streams sure helps cut back on the bandwidth usage - 64k aacplus v2 sounds damn good :thumbs:.

Ninjabear
21-10-2007, 01:37 PM
How does one use 30GB a day?? :illogical


I was youtubing bleach a manga .Then I watched a few dramas on a streaming site

There was a website that provided direct download links where I could get movies off from megaupload and send space

I downloaded a bit of Hong Kong Drama and since each drama is around 20 episode at around 200mb .Its not really hard to use 30GB

Most of the time I just tell my father the link to download because they do have unlimited bandwith in hk

Wardog
21-10-2007, 02:48 PM
I use at least 10gb per month, I always buy data blocks from slingshot. This month I have 36gb to use.

It is pretty hard to use 30gb in a day, especially when you have 150kb/s speed. The only way I could do it is have a very large file off rapidshare to be constantly downloading.

Cicero
21-10-2007, 05:05 PM
Sorry guys, I just have to ask:

What exactly are you downloading that can run you to 10GB + over a month? I'm not looking for a legal vs illegal argument either, I just can't see what anybody could need or use on a monthly basis that uses that much data. I did think about Linux distros, patches and upgrades etc, but once you have them on CD or DVD you don't really need to download again quite that soon, or do you?

Anybody care to enlighten me?

Cheers

Billy 8-{) :confused:
Seems you tube uses a bit.

Do have a look at this B

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NaEj3g5GOYA

roddy_boy
21-10-2007, 09:19 PM
~80 - 90 GB / month

Metla
21-10-2007, 09:42 PM
I dare anyone to watch this and not laugh, classic stuff.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIcrCZQkSlg&mode=related&search=

Cicero
21-10-2007, 10:40 PM
So you see B lots of laughs to be had,instead of working.:thumbs:

beeswax34
21-10-2007, 11:15 PM
5GB at most and even then, on Woosh, its pure torture. No torrents here folks (not that I'd run any seeing all the security risks)

Agent_24
22-10-2007, 10:18 AM
I honestly dont know and dont particularly care either. Flatrate broadband will do that to you ;)

voted 10+

over 10GB for me every time (and I do check, out of interest)

28.2GB so far if anyone cares

wratterus
22-10-2007, 10:22 AM
Between 19 and 25 GB each month.

lakewoodlady
22-10-2007, 03:04 PM
Yes, I find it interesting to see what others use actually. It doesn't matter if the poll is out of date, it is still open for discussion I think. I am new to this and no doubt will get used to the rules in due course.

Ninjabear
23-10-2007, 03:57 PM
oh the poll was 2005

no wonder i voted in the wrong place

I had dialup in 2005.Lol.So not surprising i was using 2gb

but now I used 100GB on xnet broadband

mmmork
17-11-2007, 08:15 PM
Had a 10gb cap for a long time (quicksilver/whoosh). Sometimes went close, sometimes not. But usage evolves, or it did for me. I've bought extra for the last couple of months.

Which brings into focus once again NZs broadband accounts. The speed/amount equation is laughable by world standards. Give us the choice: ****ty speeds & more BW, or vice versa. Current choice is ****ty both.


And I'd be happy with some kind of excessive use proviso, but excessive shouldn't be normal cheap intro account in other parts of the world.

* word starts with an S

motorbyclist
18-11-2007, 10:12 PM
check the thread date before posting further guys! maybe start a new thread?

Metla
18-11-2007, 10:16 PM
check the thread date before posting further guys! maybe start a new thread?

.......Thats rich coming from someone who recieved an infraction over at Kiwibiker for bouncing an old thread......:lol::lol::lol:

motorbyclist
18-11-2007, 10:43 PM
yeah and now i check

it's called learning:thumbs: