Along with bandwidth-hogging things mentioned
recently, what else can eat up a lot of your bandwidth and slow down your
connection? Well, online games, video calling, and more might be also the
potential causes behind bandwidth hogs.
About online gaming,
well, the internet speed and bandwidth required to have a
solid gaming experience depend on various factors like the games you’re
playing, the consoles you’re using, and so on.
For common ones like
Minecraft and Fortnite, they both reportedly consume about 100MB per hour. Some
games will use a bit higher and some will use a bit lower than that. Expect
something between 40 MB and 150 MB per hour.
Generally speaking, if
you are going to game seamlessly, it’s necessary to make sure that you have
enough bandwidth free. If you experience issues while playing, it’s best to
check out the internet speed and bandwidth required by the
game to see if these are the causes.