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  Reply # 156102 11-Aug-2008 22:59
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Ok , , , So heres the deal . I restarted everything. Put in all my settings again. Forwarded my ports. Utorrent states they open.

My seeding is set fine.

Im getting a lil better speeds. One public torrents ill maybe get 20kb's if im lucky 50kb's.

Private torrents im getting even worse. I cant find a private torrent site that has free registration with alota seeders?

Can any1 suggest some for me please????

BUT heres the thing. That Ubuntu torrent you supplied to me. That max's to +- 500kb/s.

I got so happy lol

I wish all my torrents where that fast, or atleast 200kb's

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  Reply # 156110 11-Aug-2008 23:29
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Well if you got 500kb/s on that ubuntu torrent then theres nothing technically wrong, you've done all the right things, not sure why you would get slow speeds on every other torrent though. Maybe bad luck? hard to say now.

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  Reply # 156113 11-Aug-2008 23:32
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Ah yea. It really sucks. Cause I mean the torrents to have well over 500 seeders. and the health of the torrents are good.
But I just keep getting slow speeds.

But thanx for all your help.
Hopefully I'll get some luck.


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  Reply # 156239 12-Aug-2008 11:42
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let me know if you find a way to get them to go any faster - I'd love to speed mine up too

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  Reply # 156310 12-Aug-2008 16:07
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Nope, Ive given up now. Ive tried everything.

Public torrents and Private torrents.

I ALWAYS get slow speeds. Max of 50 - 60kbs, AMAZINGLY though the ubuntu torrent gave me 500kbs download.

But thats straight from the ubuntu site I Think.

Heres a thing I wanna do.
If its possible.

Can people PLEASE post their details on a recent torrent download including :

What Site they downloading from?

Private Or Public?

How many seeds and peers?

What Torrent Program are you using?

( Most important ) Whats your average speed download?

Direct Links and Specific Names of torrents should be kept private for Copyright Purposes and your own security.

Just so all of us can get a average idea of how the speeds, seeds and peers should be for a good download.

I wonder if we could start up a forum dedicated to this?

Like torrent results. ??? What you think? Would it be usefull to you all?

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  Reply # 156549 13-Aug-2008 12:30
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if you are using windows
change client to utorrent and turn on encrytion
might help bypassing isp's qos

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  Reply # 156610 13-Aug-2008 15:43
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Some Private torrents website's are wannabe's....which is what you are using.....real private torrent websites do not have open must be invited by another member of that website....and not all member's have invite's to give out....only member's with statistics and good behaviour get them....It took me 3 years to get membership of the one of the best private trackers in the world....and the other only took 1 month....turned out they only started that tracker a month ago and registration were open for 2 months when they first started back in 2005....

Do whatever you want to do man.


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  Reply # 157301 15-Aug-2008 21:01
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I would also guess that alot of the seeds/peers are uploading at 3k just to get a decent leech speed (minimun setting in bitlord etc to get unlimited d/l)... I suggest IRC :D

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  Reply # 157349 16-Aug-2008 07:59
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Ive been hearing alot about this "IRC" But unfortunetly im not to clued up with it. Could you perhaps shed some light on that subject? lol

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  Reply # 158039 19-Aug-2008 16:48
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From what I have read in this forum you have done everything right to get good torrent speeds.  Where you missing out is the sites that you are going too.  If you google private trackers there is a website that tells you about current open registrations on private tracker sites.  You will have to slowly make you way through them to find a good one.  Otherwise you will need to find someone who will give you an invite to a site.

 The two I have joined up with were both through this site and on a good torrent I pull between 500kb & 1Mb.

Also limit your upload speed to about 7kb while you are downloading so your bandwidth isn't getting used up through uploading.

Hopefully this helps

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