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Steam Says:



Speedtest.net Says:





huh?

How does 6.2 Mb/s equal 17.6MB/s ?
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post #2 of 11
No it does not. You must have had some other files already on disk.

1 MB = 8 Mb
post #3 of 11
Probably a glitch.

That being said sometimes if I am off peak usage I see a bump in my speeds past what I pay for.
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post #4 of 11
It could be something like turbo boost.
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post #5 of 11
my speedtest.net says:
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post #6 of 11
I've been connected to a 100Mb/s line and often Steam doesn't saturate the connection. Definitely a glitch.
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post #7 of 11
It is a glitch.
Check out my ultra faster than lightning download speed. This was not photochopped.
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I poop you not I downloaded the BF3 preload from origin at 40 MB/s. I've never seen anything so fast. I actually did all 11 gigs in about 6 minutes. And it wasn't turbo boost or anything, it started at 34 MB/s and slowly climbed....the WHOLE way. Origin/Steam always gets me nice download speeds.

Edit: Took another test.....oh man the potential.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Tweedle View Post


I poop you not I downloaded the BF3 preload from origin at 40 MB/s. I've never seen anything so fast. I actually did all 11 gigs in about 6 minutes. And it wasn't turbo boost or anything, it started at 34 MB/s and slowly climbed....the WHOLE way. Origin/Steam always gets me nice download speeds.

Edit: Took another test.....oh man the potential.
Where the hell do you live and what type of internet do you got?!?!?

theres mine..
Edited by xion - 10/24/11 at 12:25am
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Haha I'm in a dorm on the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Saint Paul campus. I believe this huge speed is because its 2:30 A.M and so I'm not sharing the bandwidth with many people. During times at night when a lot of people are online it can get sorta slow.
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