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How to calculate time to transfer data.

Can anyone give me a formula (or a link to one) that will help me to calculate the amount of time it would take to transfer a certain amount of data across a given link. I.E. if asked, "How long will it take to FTP a 400 gigabyte file across a 1 gigabyte link?" how would I calculate to get an estimate of the time? I understand that the IP stacks on the sending and receiving machines would control the actual transfer time. I want to get a estimate of the time before factoring in the IP stack delays.

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Re: How to calculate time to transfer data.

Hi

i think you can get the details overe here from this link...

http://www.hp.com/hpinfo/abouthp/accessibility/webaccessibility/download_tool.html (courtesy GP)..

regds

VIP Purple

Re: How to calculate time to transfer data.

Hello,

here is another tool, which also lets you calculate speeds higher than ISDN...

Download Time Calculator

http://download.stormloader.com/

Regards,

GP

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