hio77: Remember with steam, since steampipe content server numbers are way down.
In nz all we have now are akamai based chaches (which often do an amazing job)
Thing to remember about this is the load balancing algorithm etc has a habbit of throwing you back to vavles main servers in the worst case.
With sales caches always struggle to stay loaded with apporate content for 99% of people.
Thanks for a great explanation. However when he compared to friends above the performance of fibreX seems sub par. But Mike Hayles says no network issues. Is this explainable because Steam seems to be on of the things people are pointing to to say that their 'real world performance' is crap.