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post #31 of 41
Make sure your location is set correctly in steam. I have seen a user accidentally have their location set to somewhere outside North America and the downloaded much slower from steam.

My other suggestion is get a different service plan or switch providers if that doesn't work.
    
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post #32 of 41
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Originally Posted by wierdo124 View Post
I have a 2 meg connection and i top out at 240KB/S
this sounds bout right, i got a 4 meg connection and i usually get about 480kb/s
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post #33 of 41
I think the OP has solved his issue in the past two years guys . Someone just bumped this because the client.blob fix worked well for them.
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I use japan and I get about 950/kb a sec. Just for reference.
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post #35 of 41
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Get a faster internet service. I have 35mb/s and DL from steam at 3.8mb/s

When i had 25mb/s i DL'd at 2.4mb/s

when I had 10mb/s i DL'd at 1mb/s

It seems to do about a tenth of your speed.
It should do an eighth

MB != Mb etc etc
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post #36 of 41
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Originally Posted by mdbsat View Post
I use japan and I get about 950/kb a sec. Just for reference.

its weird eh...

if i use the us based servers i get a max of 800-900kb/s i use japan and the speed almost doubles to 1400-1600kb/s
post #37 of 41
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its weird eh...

if i use the us based servers i get a max of 800-900kb/s i use japan and the speed almost doubles to 1400-1600kb/s
I've gotten over 2MB/s from 2 different US servers....
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Get a faster internet service. I have 35mb/s and DL from steam at 3.8mb/s

When i had 25mb/s i DL'd at 2.4mb/s

when I had 10mb/s i DL'd at 1mb/s

It seems to do about a tenth of your speed.
Well, one byte (B) is eight bits (b) so 25Mb/s divided by 8 is 3.125MB/s. And since you never always get your full DL speed (ISPs cover their arses by saying "up to XXMb/s) your speed sounds about right.

I have a 20Mb connection which is 2.5MB/s but I only ever get that from sites like nVidia or Microsoft (and rapidshare when I get enough monies).
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lol its so old -_- altho just tossin my pennies out there lol steam has been stable for me around 5-5.3 mb/s dls
   
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