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This is the first time that I have tried EA's Origin. I have just bought Mirror's Edge while it was on sale this weekend and compared to Steam, downloading is much slower. Steam always maxes the bandwidth at 3 Mb/s while I can only download from Origin at a little over 1 Mb/s.


Origin is still in the beta phase though so this might improve, but otherwise I would stick with Steam.
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post #2 of 18
Okay? You might as well do a full comparison instead of just mentioning one aspect.
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it uses all my bandwidth 8Mbps
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for me origin is faster than steam.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Skoltnik;14425104 
for me origin is faster than steam.

same. my steam downloads never go over 2 Mb/s but my origin downloads climbed up to 4-5 mb/s
    
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Origin has poor download speeds for me. Uses max 5Mbps out of a 30Mbps connection
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post #7 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by Outcasst;14425137 
Origin has poor download speeds for me. Uses max 5Mbps out of a 30Mbps connection

are you sure thats megabytes and not megabits? Internet speeds are usually rated by the latter so your speed are normal.

Edit: Origin maxes out my 30 megabit connection where as Steam uses maybe 75% of that.
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post #8 of 18
I get the same download speeds with both services.
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post #9 of 18
steam gives me about 2.8
origin was 2.4 for bf3 alpha

so both same to me
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post #10 of 18
I get 3MB/s average on steam, Origin full 4-6MB/s
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