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A search for definitive information turned up literally nothing, so, what happens when transaction bandwidth is exceeded for an extended period? The same thing as always happens: miners decide, at their own discretion, which transactions to include in their blocks. Most likely they will choose those that have the highest fees. Transactions that don't go ...


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If you consider that Bitcoin currently does 2000 transactions each 10 minutes, you'll need blocks 600 times bigger, or more-or-less 1.2 GB each. Now you need bandwidth sufficient for that peer to transmit 9.6 GB each 10 minutes (1.2 GB * 8 peers -- I have no idea of what you meant by "necessary" bandwidth). That's doable if you only have one miner in the ...


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I havent seen a proper answer on the internet so I did the test myself using bitcoin-0.18.1 with the -testnet flag and after downloading the chain ~2 GB I monitored the traffic of the bitcoind process with nethogs for 24 hours. I got 40MB download and 20MB uploads so 60*30 = 1800MB You can expect 1.8GB of traffic from the bitcoin testnet compared to the ...


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