Advertisement

Megabytes Per Second (MBps)

What does Megabytes Per Second (MBps) mean?

Megabytes per second (MBps) is a measure used to describe data transfer rates between devices. One megabyte is technically equal to 1,048,576 bytes, but in networking it refers to 1 million bytes. MBps should not be confused with the abbrevation Mbps, which refers to megabits per second.

MBps may also be written as MB/s.
Advertisement

Techopedia explains Megabytes Per Second (MBps)

While the data rates of computer network connections are usually measured in bits per second, non-network equipment data rates are sometimes shown in bytes per second measures, such as kilobytes per second (KBps), MBps or gigabytes per second (GBps).
Advertisement

Share this Term

  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter

Survey: Why Is There Still a Gender Gap in Tech?

Do you work in the tech industry? Help us learn more about why the gender gap still exists in tech by taking this quick survey! Survey respondents will also be entered to win a $100 Amazon Gift Card!

Related Reading

Tags

StoragePersonal ComputersMemoryData

Trending Articles

Newest Articles

Go back to top