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seeing people moan about 1.5-1.7 makes me mad, come to africa bro!

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set steam to 10mbps/Lan or whatever the fastest DL setting is. Otherwise it will throttle your connection a little.

But, this was back in the day ~2005 so perhaps not anymore?
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set steam to 10mbps/Lan or whatever the fastest DL setting is. Otherwise it will throttle your connection a little.

But, this was back in the day ~2005 so perhaps not anymore?
Yeah, same results with it set to 10MB.
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post #14 of 42
Yea thats normal I will peak at 2.4mb's for about a min then it shoots down to .1.3mbs and stays there steady untill finished maby peeks up to 1.7 but thats steam during the xmas sales i was lucky to get it to download with the server's being hammered haha
post #15 of 42
I get steady ~2.1Mb/s.
But there is at times where it will be less or more.
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Web Boost, which delivers short bursts of web browsing speed to load web pages at up to 30 Mbps.
You're exhibiting a 'boost' situation.
These conveniently pump up speed tests and make the service look better than it is.

Go download a 1-2 GB file from Microsoft and post the result. It's going to drop off fairly quickly.
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You're exhibiting a 'boost' situation.
These conveniently pump up speed tests and make the service look better than it is.

Go download a 1-2 GB file from Microsoft and post the result. It's going to drop off fairly quickly.
I'll go download the latest version of 3D Mark.
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Originally Posted by beers View Post
You're exhibiting a 'boost' situation.
These conveniently pump up speed tests and make the service look better than it is.

Go download a 1-2 GB file from Microsoft and post the result. It's going to drop off fairly quickly.
My same assumption.
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I understand the boost thing but it hasn't always done this.
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post #20 of 42
Is there anyone downloading on your network? etc.
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