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Direct download super slow but torrents are fast

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#1
This problem is over a week by now, i have a 2MB connection, but DDL speed are only about 10 - 20kb/s but when I'm using torrent it's 120 - 150kb/s is the internet the problem, or the file hosting sites? or etc.
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#2
When you're downloading from torrents you're downloading from multiple users, where the speeds can go faster. Direct Downloads you're just getting it from one source, so that's why you're seeing a slow speed.


#3
You would have had to check out your peer list. Some peers will give you 100 kb while others will give you less than 1. If you have a few big doners you can DL massive collections in a few minutes. You are screwed if you only have one connection and that only give yo 1 kb every now and then.
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