How long does it take to download 25 GB?

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Download time depends on the average speed of you internet connection. When you calculating download time, it’s also important to know that there is a big difference between  Mbps and MBps. Mbps (or Mb/s or Mbit/s) stands for megabits per seconds. MBps (or MB/s) stand for megabytes for seconds. According to[1] Internet service providers always use the Mbps for communication the internet speed because it’s a larger number. So a 10 Mbps connection means 1.25 MBps.

Let’s say that you have a 10 Mbps internet connection which is typical know. To download 25 GB (gigabytes), you need to wait 5 hours 57 minutes 54 seconds. This is the minimum time because your actual download speed depends on many factors.

How long does it take to download 25 GB? Here is the answer to different internet connection speeds.

Internet connection speedDownload Time for 25Gb*
1 Mb/sec2 days 11 hours 39 minutes 8 seconds
5 Mb/sec11 hours 55 minutes 49 seconds
10 Mb/sec5 hours 57 minutes 54 seconds
20 Mb/sec2 hours 58 minutes 57
50 Mb/sec1 hour 11 minutes 34 seconds
100 Mb/sec35 minutes 47 seconds
200 Mb/sec17 minutes 53 seconds
500 Mb/sec7 minutes 9 seconds
1 Gb/sec3 minutes 34 seconds
5 Gb/sec42 seconds
10 Gb/sec21 seconds
20 Gb/sec10 seconds
50 Gb/sec4 seconds
100 Gb/sec2 seconds
How long does it take to download 25 Gbyte?

*The time are theoretical. It’s impossible to use the entire bandwidth for the download a file.

According to reliable resources mentioned above it takes:

~ 0 days, 5 hours, 57 mins, 54 secs

* The above data is an average value.

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