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Topic # 226385 5-Jan-2018 09:29
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I never normally have any issues downloading from steam however lately it has been quite erratic.
My download speeds are averaging 5 megabytes/second which is well below what I would normally get, 45 megabytes/second. The speed isn’t the main issue however and it only seems to be downloading a few seconds before dropping back down to 0 data been downloaded.

I understand that there is a big sale on and would expect some impact to the speed but the quality of connection seems odd.

I have tried various download locations, setting priority to high in task manager, closing all other applications, and all other services are working as per normal, incl speed tests.

Any thoughts or suggestions?

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  Reply # 1929630 5-Jan-2018 09:44
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Ive been hitting Steam rather hard over Xmas and not had any issues at all with speed etc (VDSL).

 

Maybe run some ping tests and see if packets are dropping around the time the Steam downloads stall - if they are dropping, time to put on the network admin hat and confirm its nothing on your side causing an issue then take ti up with your ISP.





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