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Topic # 232216 5-Apr-2018 10:00
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So I've downloaded steam and Origin and have come across a few problems

 

 

 

1. Steam and Origin download quite slow compared to my connection. My PS4 downloads way faster. I run them both in administrator mode is there something else i should be doing

 

 

 

2. Battlefield 1 tells me i don't have enough Bandwidth to play. Upnp is enabled and i cant forward the ports for it as i have forwarded some of the ports it needs for ww2 on ps4. Is there a way to fix this

 

 

 

Any help is much appreciated


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  Reply # 1988636 5-Apr-2018 10:06
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Steam uses local caches if available, so check your Steam settings that its set to NZ. Also, if its not a popular game in NZ, the local caches might not hold the files, so it has to look overseas for them.

 

 





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  Reply # 1988641 5-Apr-2018 10:10
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Yeah definitely check your steam cache is set correctly, or maybe try a different NZ cache. What ISP are you with and is it copper or fibre or...? Also wired or wifi?  I'm with 2 degrees and generally find steam is pretty good at saturating my connection :)  I think Origin is pretty good too though I don't use it as much. 


 
 
 
 




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  Reply # 1988643 5-Apr-2018 10:13
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Steam Cache is set to NZ, Orcon Gigantic fibre, Wired


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  Reply # 1988655 5-Apr-2018 10:34
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doesn't sound right, i can DL stuff at 60 MB /s on origin, I think steam is a bit faster. 

 

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  Reply # 1988689 5-Apr-2018 11:16
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highest Ive had is 30mb on origin


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  Reply # 1988692 5-Apr-2018 11:25
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Steam usually saturates my 100/20 connection so as others have said you may be downloading from an overseas cache for some reason.

 

 

 

As far as your port forwards go, you can only forward a specific port to a one device at a time. Try turning off the ps4 and pc, restart the upnp service on your router (or reboot the router) fire up the pc again and you should be fine. I can't explain your BF1 bandwidth problems though. How fast is your connection?




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  Reply # 1988696 5-Apr-2018 11:34
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http://www.speedtest.net/result/7199963451

 

 

 

will give restarting etc a go


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  Reply # 1988699 5-Apr-2018 11:36
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So your connection speed looks good :) Is your pc hard-wired to the router or wifi?

 

 




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  Reply # 1988714 5-Apr-2018 11:52
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Yeah it's wired

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