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Old 07-23-2008, 10:27 PM   #1
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Ok I just don't understand. I used to be able to dload torrents at like 300-500kb/s! Now I'm barely breaking 30KB/S with 15/20 - Seed/Peer! Somebody tell me what's bottlenecking me please? This is just downright annoying.
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15 seeds and 20 peers is your problem lol.

you got 20 people trying to download at 100kb/s like yourself, and probably 15 people with their uploads set at about, 10 kb lol
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Old 07-24-2008, 09:24 AM   #3
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or your TCP ports are not configured. In vista they have lowerd them, in XP theirs a tweak around to get 80 tcp max ports, maybe thats what it is.
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It's probably just the torrent. Go to a better torrent, and you'll probably see better results.

You can't download any faster than people are uploading...
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:38 AM   #5
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It's probably just the torrent. Go to a better torrent, and you'll probably see better results.

You can't download any faster than people are uploading...
http://www.techmixer.com/increase-bi...ownload-speed/
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:42 AM   #6
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It's odd though, because I used to get the 300-500 speeds with the same number of seeds/peers. I wonder if it's something to do with my TCP ports.
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Old 07-24-2008, 11:58 AM   #7
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try that link and tell me if it is.
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Old 07-24-2008, 01:44 PM   #8
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Ok I'll do it when I get home. I'm at work right now.
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It's odd though, because I used to get the 300-500 speeds with the same number of seeds/peers. I wonder if it's something to do with my TCP ports.
Let me repeat myself. It depends on the torrent. I would be willing to bet that on your other torrent, the seeders were uploading a few hundred kilobytes per second. On this one, they might be only doing 30.

Yes, I know you can optimize things Antdemo. But that's clearly not the problem if before, on the same setup, he was getting better results.
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What ISP are you using? Its possible your ISP is traffic shaping and throttling your speed.

There have been several ISP's that have been doing this.
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