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Old 07-16-2007, 11:02 PM   #1
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Default Very interesting article here.

Look at this article, it is a review of torrenting from PC Magazine:

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,1895,1913683,00.asp

What do you guys think?
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Old 07-16-2007, 11:20 PM   #2
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

Well i used to get movies from Bit torrent but it changed and now theres no free movies (I did nothing Illegal)
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Old 07-16-2007, 11:26 PM   #3
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

ive never used torrents for legal purposes sadly. there much too slow IMO
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Old 07-16-2007, 11:29 PM   #4
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

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ive never used torrents for legal purposes sadly. there much too slow IMO
I get KILLER speeds with ports fowarded, hell ive seen people get 30mbps off torrents.
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Old 07-16-2007, 11:46 PM   #5
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

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I get KILLER speeds with ports fowarded, hell ive seen people get 30mbps off torrents.
that is INSANE!
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

Port forwarding does help a lot. All of mine are forwarded and I get incredible speeds.
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Old 07-17-2007, 01:21 AM   #7
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

Yeah, as long as it's a good torrent (lots of seeders), and you've got it optimally configured, speeds are pretty good.
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Old 07-17-2007, 06:40 AM   #8
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

speeds can be good on torrents . And i just leave mine on overnight when i have been doing them
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

Torrents rule, I would be lost without them I do the same as muz put it on at night and it will be there for me in the morning.
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Default Re: Very interesting article here.

Usually they hog your bandwidth too much to use your computer while they run, I do the same.
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