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Master Geek

Topic # 27715 4-Nov-2008 19:38
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HiSmile, I was wondering if there was something wrong with my phone line or something? The problem is that I only seem to ever get 400MB a night of turrents downloads total. It is ok during the middle of the day but off-peak it is very bad. I am on the torrent plan and im using p2p of-peak. I know someone on the torrent plan who went over the 75GB of-peak cap last month in p2p downloads. And I can download on p2p fine on-peak its just ofpeak. I wouldnt mind if it whent slow of peak for p2p every now and again but at the moment it allways does. Last month I used hardly any of my "up to 75GB free" and at these speeds I have no chance of ever reaching it which means that its not up to 75GB for me its alot lower. I would like to know if it the problem is on my side or the isps? oh and thanks for helping me in advanced people Wink

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  Reply # 175835 4-Nov-2008 19:41
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Have you actually read the rest of the posts in this forum ?
Its all everyone is on about.... lack of speed from Xnet. Im said my piece in various topics so will leave it at that.

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  Reply # 175848 4-Nov-2008 20:02
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Dude i know someone who gets like over 60GB a month of traffic at night on the torrent plan useing p2p. I have seen the other threads and i dont really care about bad international speeds and all that nonsence. And on-peak speeds can be stupidly fast lol Smile. All I want to find out is why i can not reach anywhere near the up-to 75GB free off-peak data that i am paying for when others can. And  I want to know why my downloads are going so slow at night so i can fix it. Dude all i wanted was for someone to help me with my internet connection so can you not treat me like i am ranting because i am not. And im happy with all of my xnet services apart from my of-peak speeds. Theyve had very nice on-peak speeds. And i can often max out my connection on-peak so im very happy with them for that. If you do not have anything constructive to say to me then you can go away and ty.


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  Reply # 175911 4-Nov-2008 22:18

You say that your p2p speeds are good during the day and rubbish of peak. That's what it's like
for 99% of people on the torrent plan. There's not much you can do to improve your speeds
because xnet appear to have pooled all those on the torrent plan and allocated a certain amount
of bandwidth to that pool. Sucks really. I'm on torrent plan and it took me 10 nights to download
a well seeded 4.5gb linux distro. I'm still downloading a 6.5gb file that i started on October 4th.
Perhaps you could ask the guy who downloads 60gb per month what his secret is and let us all know.

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  Reply # 175941 4-Nov-2008 23:28

epic facepalm... please learn to resize your images

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  Reply # 175944 4-Nov-2008 23:39
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WTH my post disapered. FTL Cry who would be so sad to me wth Frown -.-

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Reply # 175950 5-Nov-2008 00:10
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pistolpower: WTH my post disapered. FTL Cry who would be so sad to me wth Frown -.-

I've deleted the posts. We ask for people to resize images to a more friendly size - 640 pixels wide or 1024 max. I saw the images and they would work well at 640 pixels, so no reason not to resize.

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  Reply # 176093 5-Nov-2008 13:28
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oh yer sorry about that, i didnt want to resize cause it made the numbers hard to see lol

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  Reply # 176679 7-Nov-2008 17:08
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I've just changed off the torrent plan back to pay per meg.
My speeds are fine now 24/7,
I'll just have to be more selective about what I d/l now as I'm paying for everything..

I was having the same problem from midnight to 8am and was having to d/l torrents after 8am in the morning to get anything at all when it was going at 400 k/bs after 8am..

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