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I'm in the process of reducing my outgoing payments for internet usage as the amount of $ I'm currently spending totally outways the usage of the service.

I currently have comcast cable which is very very fast but I really have no need for that kinda speed. I'm looking at Verizon's cheapest package which is 768/128 and was wondering how this compares to a dial-up connection. The price is $14.95 a month and that is enough to get my curiosity.....

Please don't compare this with what I have currently as I know the speed sacrifice already...I just need some opinions on if this is an OK package for general surfing and maybe some game playing.

TIA for any opinions.....
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Hey Yardguard,

Although I do not know your current connection, it is safe to say that for your needs as a gamer and general user that a 768/128 connection would be plenty so satisfy your needs. Comparing this to a dial-up connection is easy.

A dial-up connection is generally a 56kb connection...meaning an effective speed of 7KB/s transfer, whether that be browsing, downloading or gameplay. This would not be enough for the higher-class internet gaming. At 768kb however you reach a max effective connection of 96KB/s which is perfectly do-able when concering online browsing, internet gaming and regular downloads

You would only need faster connection if you were a desparate download junkie or running a huge server which I doubt you are =)

Opt for the 768/128 and you will be just fine.

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