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GUIDE: Max Out Download Speed Using Utorrent

Discussion in 'Windows - P2P software' started by DVDBack23, Apr 25, 2006.

  1. guinnyss

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    No everything is good, i was talking to my ISP provider (clearwire)today and he was explaining to me the difference between a Modem (which i have) and a Router... do you think if i buy a router and portfoward it i can get a faster speed? Modem to Router to Computer.
     
  2. SOCOMII

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    I doubt it, i have found that my router slows down my internet, it is like a splitter for your internet, it shouldnt make it any faster.
     
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    my internet connection is 2.2MB but my download speed is usualy about 250Kbps, but DVDBack23 says his connection is 1.4MB but he gets over 500Kbps download speed. Is it supposed to be like that?
     
  4. DVDBack23

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    you guys are reading it wrong, i have 1.4 MEGABYTE connection which is the same as an 11.0 MEGABIT connection. OG, you have a 2.2 MEGABIT connection, therefore my connection is 5x as fast as yours.
     
  5. guinnyss

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    DVDBack23 do you think a router will help my speed?
     
  6. Amakusa07

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    No, when you say that it sounds like "Should I get a router so that I can port forward for faster downloads?" The thing is, if you don't have a router, you can say you're pretty much the same off as someone WITH a router who has port forwared, because nothing is blocked. Therefore you can already reach your speed cap. Just download a file with a lot of peers, but more seeders or equal amount of seeders to peers. Just make sure you set your max dl speed / 8 and max upload speed * 8 * .8 or 80% of your max upload. Somebody correct me if I'm wrong.

    Btw, DVD, how much USD do you pay monthly for the 10mbps and what ISP? I'm looking into getting 6mbps or more as soon as it's available in my area.
     
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    amakusa,
    I pay $45 a month in NYC for Optimum online.
     
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    Ahhh, that's the exact same internet as my cousin who lives in NJ, or somewhere near the border towards NYC.
     
  9. DVDBack23

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    Yeah, im pretty sure Cablevision/Optimum Online is only in the Bronx, Queens and Brooklyn.
     
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    You know I've been reading this thread and trying some of your suggestions and I have been reading this one as well http://www.utorrent.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=3912 which breaks down the mathematics of it all quite well... but I still can't help but feel throttled when seeding a 4gig file takes longer than a week.... Somebody please tell me if this sounds right.. I have pretty much a constant upload rate of about 30kB/s (in Utorrent) but when I run a speed test (I used buytelco) My actual bandwidth is 262.4 KiloBits/Sec upload and a download rate of 2857.8 KiloBits/Sec... should I not be hitting higher than that???
     
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  11. SOCOMII

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    262 divided by 8 is 32 so your speed sounds about right, and your max download speed should be around 80-90 if youre lucky 100 or something like that right.
     
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    You got it... unless of course its a Linux distro like someone mentioned in another post I read.. hell I can hit almost 300 with them.. don't we wish it was all that good?? but anyway.. thats good to hear.. I have not torrented long.. but I'm insainly addicted now... just trying to learn all I can.. The reason I was asking wasn't really for my download speeds... they have been pretty good for the most part... just trying to maximize my seeding potential so I too can get pissed when someone runs off with my week and half worth of seeding effort...
     
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    My internet used to be 512 kb and i downloaded usually on average 50 kb/s, my new internet is 4 mb and now i only downloading about on average 110 kbs... is this bad or normal because if i do the maths my internet now should be downloading at about 300-400 kbs.. please help me out
     
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    Are you using a private tracker? Do you have a router? How fast is your upload speed?
     
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    Am very new to this so please excuse me if i ak stupid questions... ok i used this speed tester http://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/ must be not great because got very varyed results from like 600 - 950 kbs down speed. Does the place of the server you use matter? It also said my upload speed was around 70... but on utorrent i max upload at around 30 kbs. I have 4 mb so is this good or bad cos i havnt got a clue? I dont think i have a router and i am not using a private tracker

    Please help
     
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    Use the city closest to yours and tell me the new results ;)
     
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    Ok new results are: Download 345.20 kbps and Upload 47.04 kbps... Does this sound right... also my internet connection had dropped to 3.6 is there anything i can do to put it back to 4.0?
     
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    those numbers look like you only have a 3 mbit connection...not the 4 mbit you are stating. and the only way to get your connection faster would be to call up your ISP.
     
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    dont know how accurate the "network connections" page is in WinXP, mine says 400 Mbs, lol, but i only have a 14 mbit connection.
     

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