I pay for 3mb download and 384 upload ..when using utorrent I get up to 320kb download and around 40kb upload. I have net.max_halfopen set to 50, and ran the patch to set it to 50 as well. my global maximum connections is set to: 1000 connected peers per torrent: 125 number of upload slots per torrent: 50 I'm downloading a torrent that has enough peers obviously if I'm getting it at 300kb+/sec.. and I'm not uploading over 1kb right now. should I be able to get faster times? my friend said he can get around 1mb/sec download speeds. EDIT; ..I read the utorrent tweak guide, and took the dslreports tweak test. but I'm not real sure how to do the recommendations here's the link it gave me: http://www.dslreports.com/tweakr/block:3e11bcc?service=dsl&speed=3000&os=winXP&via=normal I have DSL .. and win2k3 machine.