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  Reply # 1647004 7-Oct-2016 00:31
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dan:

 

thought id just finish this off with that i ended up with, (on gigabit plan now tho)

 

 

 

Newsgroup Ninja with its 50 connections is pretty decent about 35MB/sec download, 8$ a month USD so decent pricing

 

its highwinds so as always supplement with block accounts on other usenet backbones

 

 

 

 

 

 

Could you detail what gear and software you are using?

 

I'm on a gigabit plan with Bigpipe.

 

I've got a ASUS RT-AC66U (using Merlin's latest firmware)

 

SABnzbd as my newsreader.

 

Everything is hardwired cat6.

 

Astra 50 connections with Newsgroupdirect as backup.

 

Download speed = on average around 27MB/sec with SABnzbd and if I use NZBget I can push that up to 33-35MB/sec

 

Was getting around 17MB/sec on the 200/200 before upgrade.

 

Current Speedtest.net = 700/380

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1647130 7-Oct-2016 10:47
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I assume that everybody on here understands the maximum write speeds of an average HDD are *well* under 200Mbps so that becomes the limitation, not your connection or server you're connecting to?

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1647144 7-Oct-2016 11:05
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sbiddle:

 

I assume that everybody on here understands the maximum write speeds of an average HDD are *well* under 200Mbps so that becomes the limitation, not your connection or server you're connecting to?

 

 

That is only 25ish MB/s which is well under the 160MB/s I see writing to my USB 3.0 externals so no, not the bottleneck till you go past gigabit speeds.





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  Reply # 1647148 7-Oct-2016 11:18
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sbiddle:

 

I assume that everybody on here understands the maximum write speeds of an average HDD are *well* under 200Mbps so that becomes the limitation, not your connection or server you're connecting to?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks sbiddle.  I've got a Samsung 250gb SSD drive (EVO 850).  I was hoping for a little more speed out of it.


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  Reply # 1647226 7-Oct-2016 12:24
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A few things I think are work noting:

Astraweb is one of very few Usenet 'providers' who do not resell Highwinds.

Some Usenet clients are more efficient than others. With high bandwidth connection the CPU can be a bottleneck.

Disk can be a bottleneck of the client is configured to write to disk too often. It will end up making many tiny writes, which won't be as fast as fewer large writes.




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  Reply # 1647238 7-Oct-2016 12:45
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I'm on a gigabit plan with Bigpipe.

I've got a ASUS RT-AC87U (using Merlin's latest firmware)

SABnzbd as my newsreader.

Everything is hardwired cat6.

45 connections to thecubenet.com

Download speed = on average around 35MB/sec with SABnzbd

Current Speedtest.net = 680/540


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  Reply # 1647248 7-Oct-2016 13:03
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sbiddle:

 

I assume that everybody on here understands the maximum write speeds of an average HDD are *well* under 200Mbps so that becomes the limitation, not your connection or server you're connecting to?

 

 

 

 

this is not correct its only around 20% of a write speed a standard HDD is capable off.

 

 

 

 

 Could you detail what gear and software you are using?

 

 

 

 

im running sab on my Windows 10 i7 machine with 32GB Ram. Fritzbox 4790 Router

 

i have secondary/block accounts on supernews, astraweb, blocknews, tweaknews atm

 

 

 

i'll have a play later and add the supernews account as a primary with ninja at the same time, but almost not needed at 35MB/sec it aint taking long already not to worried

 

there may be a bit more in it with nzbget but i like sab.

 

 


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  Reply # 1647340 7-Oct-2016 14:55
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dan:

 

sbiddle:

 

I assume that everybody on here understands the maximum write speeds of an average HDD are *well* under 200Mbps so that becomes the limitation, not your connection or server you're connecting to?

 

 

 

 

this is not correct its only around 20% of a write speed a standard HDD is capable off.

 

 

 

 

 Could you detail what gear and software you are using?

 

 

 

 

im running sab on my Windows 10 i7 machine with 32GB Ram. Fritzbox 4790 Router

 

i have secondary/block accounts on supernews, astraweb, blocknews, tweaknews atm

 

 

 

i'll have a play later and add the supernews account as a primary with ninja at the same time, but almost not needed at 35MB/sec it aint taking long already not to worried

 

there may be a bit more in it with nzbget but i like sab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thanks bro!  I love SABnzbd as well.  I just tried NZBget as people have said it is less taxing on your system when downloading.

 

I was just expecting faster speeds with the gigabit upgrade and my current hardware and software so trying to tweak things.

 

 


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  Reply # 1889281 25-Oct-2017 13:30
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dan:

 

thought id just finish this off with that i ended up with, (on gigabit plan now tho)

 

 

 

Newsgroup Ninja with its 50 connections is pretty decent about 35MB/sec download, 8$ a month USD so decent pricing

 

its highwinds so as always supplement with block accounts on other usenet backbones

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sorry old thread I know. If you're still with them you should get him to switch you to the $6/mo plan.


fwiw for anyone trying to get top speed I max out at around 70MB/s on my 400/900 to my SSD via SABnzbd but that's with roughly 90 connections. Ninja + Super + Tweak $5/week.

 

 

 

Not maxing out my CPU either so nzbget wasn't any better.


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  Reply # 1889303 25-Oct-2017 14:13
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visentens:

 

dan:

 

thought id just finish this off with that i ended up with, (on gigabit plan now tho)

 

 

 

Newsgroup Ninja with its 50 connections is pretty decent about 35MB/sec download, 8$ a month USD so decent pricing

 

its highwinds so as always supplement with block accounts on other usenet backbones

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sorry old thread I know. If you're still with them you should get him to switch you to the $6/mo plan.


fwiw for anyone trying to get top speed I max out at around 70MB/s on my 400/900 to my SSD via SABnzbd but that's with roughly 90 connections. Ninja + Super + Tweak $5/week.

 

 

 

Not maxing out my CPU either so nzbget wasn't any better.

 

 

 

 

ninja is actually free for me still they havent gotton their billing system sorted

 

are you on bigpipe? whats your router, 

 

 


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  Reply # 1889305 25-Oct-2017 14:16
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I'm on 2degrees, the fritzbox 7490. The speedtest to the local server is roughly 500/900 so I know that's the max speed it can exit the house at.

 

 


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  Reply # 1889312 25-Oct-2017 14:32
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I've not heard on ninja, I've been easynews for years.  With tweaknews for backfill on one of their prepay block plans.

 

Would be interested on having a discussion about it, but prob not too wise in public





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  Reply # 1889317 25-Oct-2017 14:43
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visentens:

 

I'm on 2degrees, the fritzbox 7490. The speedtest to the local server is roughly 500/900 so I know that's the max speed it can exit the house at.

 

 

yea i knew you wouldn't be on bigpipe with those usenet speeds ;)


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  Reply # 1889329 25-Oct-2017 15:04
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davidcole:

 

I've not heard on ninja, I've been easynews for years.  With tweaknews for backfill on one of their prepay block plans.

 

Would be interested on having a discussion about it, but prob not too wise in public

 

 

 

 

Usenet isn't illegal, I'm downloading linux ISO files, dunno about you :p. Ninja has the same 2 backbones as easynews plus annother, but doesn't come with any of the frills easynews offers. Tweak doesn't overlap those. But all the above are owned by highwinds so not great for completion.


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visentens:

 

davidcole:

 

I've not heard on ninja, I've been easynews for years.  With tweaknews for backfill on one of their prepay block plans.

 

Would be interested on having a discussion about it, but prob not too wise in public

 

 

 

 

Usenet isn't illegal, I'm downloading linux ISO files, dunno about you :p. Ninja has the same 2 backbones as easynews plus annother, but doesn't come with any of the frills easynews offers. Tweak doesn't overlap those. But all the above are owned by highwinds so not great for completion.

 

 

Of course my linux isos need to keep regularly updated.

 

I use NNTP only plan for $9.95USD a month - so no frills for me.  But its unlimited 20 connections.  I'm not too fussed by speed as it happens overnight for me.





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