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  Reply # 645755 25-Jun-2012 10:47 Send private message

Ralph is clearly a girls name :)

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  Reply # 645783 25-Jun-2012 11:35 Send private message

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DeviantX: I'm new to Snap, connection isn't even on yet.. But the general happiness towards snap leads me to believe snaps an alright guy.. Thanks Snap..









We do have women here too you know! Smile







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  Reply # 645916 25-Jun-2012 15:03 Send private message

Ragnor: Ralph is clearly a girls name :)


Maybe ralph is really Ralphene :)

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  Reply # 646150 26-Jun-2012 02:18 Send private message

Ralphette?

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  Reply # 648325 29-Jun-2012 16:55 Send private message

I downloaded about 5gb worth of Steam content from Orcon's servers but all seems to have been counted against my data balance?



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  Reply # 651031 5-Jul-2012 03:28 Send private message

Any news on when this will be back online? The steam summer sales will be starting any day now.

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  Reply # 651099 5-Jul-2012 09:12 Send private message

Hey guys,

Our replacement hardware has arrived!!
Exciting news, is that this gives us over 8TB of storage available for Steam content!

All that needs to happen now, is for Steam to authorise the new server and add it back into the distributed cache network. This should happen any day now!




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  Reply # 651579 5-Jul-2012 22:59 Send private message

Cheers for the update, Ralph.
Good to hear of the new kit, sounds awesome.




RalphFromSnap: Hi All,

Sorry about the delay, but yes there is a known issue with our Steam server at the moment, technicians are working on this but there is no ETA as of yet. for the moment steam data from TCL and Orcon will not be counted towards your cap, so if you are downloading choose one of those servers. we also realise you will not get the same speeds as you would have off the Snap server, but we are working on it.

Thanks


Now, what about those whom downloaded from TCL and/or Orcon and still got charged for data?


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  Reply # 657599 18-Jul-2012 13:01 Send private message

Any update? It's the Steam Sale :(

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  Reply # 657641 18-Jul-2012 14:08 Send private message

Hey Guys,

Still waiting on Steam to populate the server. I'll chat with the support team involved and get them to update or request more information from Steam!

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  Reply # 657767 18-Jul-2012 16:19 Send private message

ablears: Any update? It's the Steam Sale :(


Orcon and someone else's Steam server is uncapped. Been downloading heaps from Orcon one (AFAIK) and it isn't being metred

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  Reply # 658711 19-Jul-2012 21:33 Send private message

I tried downloading one of the games i purchased during the sale and found that it was counting towards my data cap. I had even set the server to Orcon. I've emailed Snap about it and with some luck I hope to get a refund. They said they're still not sure when their server will be populated. 

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  Reply # 658721 19-Jul-2012 21:52 Send private message

You guys might want to check out the thread on Orcons page regarding Steam too. 

Also have to remember unless you've hard set your computer to get from ONE cache only by using firewall rules or similar to limit the Steam client from accessing other caches then you can't say with 100% certainty that you were using Orcons cache in this example. 

It could be just as easily pulling the content from a server based in Australia even if you've set the preference as being Orcon / TCL / Snap

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  Reply # 658738 19-Jul-2012 22:15 Send private message

That must be what happened. My router says that I downloaded about 1.4gb tonight, and I think my data cap has been deducted about 7-800 mb. So roughly 600mb must have come from the Orcon server. I'll give Steam-Limiter a try to see if it helps. 

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  Reply # 658957 20-Jul-2012 10:57 Send private message

McGee: You guys might want to check out the thread on Orcons page regarding Steam too. 

Also have to remember unless you've hard set your computer to get from ONE cache only by using firewall rules or similar to limit the Steam client from accessing other caches then you can't say with 100% certainty that you were using Orcons cache in this example. 

It could be just as easily pulling the content from a server based in Australia even if you've set the preference as being Orcon / TCL / Snap


I downloaded Saints Row last night from the Orcon server. I know it was Orcon because if you click 'Play' whilst the game is downloading it will show you which server you're downloading from. 

The 9GB was counted against my cap... so beware!

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