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speeding up my download speed
« on: August 22, 2011, 10:54:09 am »
I am running os Xp Pro with a high speed broadband internet connection.  The last download took a day and half at around 50 kb/s download speed and about 12kb/s upload speed.  File size was 8.0 gbs. upload and download limit are both set at ?   share ratio set at 0.43    connections 100.  This settings were set during the d/l.   How do I adj the settings for max download speed.

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2011, 01:37:37 pm »
The download speed depends not only from your connection, but from the number of seeders too and their speeds.

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2011, 05:54:24 pm »
I have a fiber connection, you could give my settings a try it might improve your speeds. The default settings were not working for me either till I adjusted a few settings:

Go to options -> Connection
- Max Global Connections: 600
- Connection Limit Per Torrent: 200

Hope it helps :). Offcourse it also depends on other peers and their upload speeds.
« Last Edit: August 22, 2011, 06:03:23 pm by NeMo_0 »
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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #3 on: August 23, 2011, 01:11:43 am »
There was also a lot of wasted download bites

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #4 on: August 23, 2011, 03:00:19 am »
Did you patch your half open connections limit in xp by the way?
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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2011, 05:21:15 am »
I don't understand

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Did you patch your half open connections limit in xp by the way?

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #6 on: August 23, 2011, 06:21:48 am »

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2011, 07:58:24 am »
The download speed I am trying to speed up is in the Qbittorrent prog v2.8

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #8 on: August 23, 2011, 04:01:13 pm »
Yes but... windows XP only has a very limited amount of half-open connections out of the box, hence the question of weather you have patched it or not, allowing more half-open connections could be the key to faster speeds. Changing the value in the torrent program doesn't magically change the number of half-open connections from the operating system.

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Re: speeding up my download speed
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2011, 04:15:10 pm »
Yes, patching tcpip.sys is a must. You really HAVE to do this when using P2P software!

Also, the proper torrent upload speed is about 80% of your total upload speed:
1) Take your total upload speed in kbits and divide it by 8 (you now have your result in kBytes).
2) Take your total upload speed in kBytes and multiply it by 0.8 (this now gives you the proper torrent upload speed of 80%).
3) Go to "Tools" > "Options..." > "Speed" and put your result in the Global Rate limits "Upload" box.