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post #11 of 18
Installed Origin last night to play the BF3 alpha. Could just be the circumstances with BF3 ending today but my speeds were 300kb/s to 700kb/s downloading the alpha. It did flux into 2mb/s but very unoften.
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Huh maybe I am just unlucky? Or maybe EA has recently capped their upload speed.
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post #13 of 18
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Huh maybe I am just unlucky? Or maybe EA has recently capped their upload speed.

Probably just luck of the draw kind of stuff.

I've actually gotten much more consistently high download speeds on origin than steam, but that's not to say one is better in that regard because of this.. there are tons of factors to take into consideration.
    
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post #14 of 18
Origin is far faster than steam. I believe that origin is based on akamai (used on various tv streaming sites) tech where as steam use there own servers

Origin downloads at about 3.0mb/s where steam uses at 2.5mb/s
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Steam uses 1.5 MB/s and Origin uses 3.2 MB/s...
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Well I guess it must depend on where I live then.
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post #17 of 18
Ah how bad the internet in Australia is. I get 1MB/s in origin and about 500kbps in steam. /suicide. Kind of jelly of all you guys getting 4 times that and probably still paying the same amount of money for your internet plan as me :S
post #18 of 18
Origin downloads faster for me. Now who will be the first to give us the option to throttle the speeds?
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