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Topic # 131138 10-Oct-2013 09:43
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Have a look for yourself

http://www.orcon.net.nz/support/gfaq_page/how_unlimited_is_the_unlimited_plan

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I'm in the process of deciding whether to ditch my 1TB cap and go with the Unlimited plan. Saves me $100 nearly a month, but I'd like to know some real world experiences of people using P2P in the evenings to know how much of an impact this makes to your download speeds.

Anyone?

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gehenna: I'm in the process of deciding whether to ditch my 1TB cap and go with the Unlimited plan. Saves me $100 nearly a month, but I'd like to know some real world experiences of people using P2P in the evenings to know how much of an impact this makes to your download speeds.

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What provider are you with?




 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 911948 10-Oct-2013 10:09
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Orcon. Hence replying to this post.

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gehenna: Orcon. Hence replying to this post.


didnt know they had 1TB packages available...




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  Reply # 911954 10-Oct-2013 10:12
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They don't anymore.



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  Reply # 911960 10-Oct-2013 10:39
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gehenna: I'm in the process of deciding whether to ditch my 1TB cap and go with the Unlimited plan. Saves me $100 nearly a month, but I'd like to know some real world experiences of people using P2P in the evenings to know how much of an impact this makes to your download speeds.

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Obviously my opinion is biased, but as you can see from the graph in the article there is very little shaping at peak times for P2P. We only put breaks on P2P if we really need to.

Another thing the article doesn't mention, is if you are getting popular Linux ISOs (Debian, Ubuntu...Not slackware) it will come out of our P2P cache at line rate bypassing any shaping.



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gehenna: I'm in the process of deciding whether to ditch my 1TB cap and go with the Unlimited plan. Saves me $100 nearly a month, but I'd like to know some real world experiences of people using P2P in the evenings to know how much of an impact this makes to your download speeds.

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Well, about 4 months ago it was like this: https://i.imgur.com/RM6FoIH.png

It's been quite a bit better lately. I just tested a couple of well-seeded (but not cached) torrents out (7pm on a Thursday) and got around 4 megabits/s (Speedtest maxes out at around 6mbps for me).

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gehenna: I'm in the process of deciding whether to ditch my 1TB cap and go with the Unlimited plan. Saves me $100 nearly a month, but I'd like to know some real world experiences of people using P2P in the evenings to know how much of an impact this makes to your download speeds.

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I'm currently on ADSL unlimited (just waiting on fibre install to be completed).  I do around 800Gb per month of which a big chunk is P2P and 95% of time I see no issues with my downloads.  When I do it may be that the files are just rare.

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  Reply # 915142 15-Oct-2013 06:21
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Hows gaming on the unlimited plan. I'm on the 200gb plan and very happy with that, but do have to start checking the usage near the 22nd.




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  Reply # 915149 15-Oct-2013 07:16
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Ramjet007: Hows gaming on the unlimited plan. I'm on the 200gb plan and very happy with that, but do have to start checking the usage near the 22nd.



Gaming is exactly the same quality on the unlimited plan.

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  Reply # 931034 11-Nov-2013 20:55
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Did you guys swap to unlimited and what are the speeds like? This is my only worry. Does it slow down at all in peak times?

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  Reply # 931150 12-Nov-2013 05:50
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I didn't as they wanted to charge me for the extra phone services. I can live with in the 200gb i have.

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  Reply # 931173 12-Nov-2013 07:54

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gehenna: I'm in the process of deciding whether to ditch my 1TB cap and go with the Unlimited plan. Saves me $100 nearly a month, but I'd like to know some real world experiences of people using P2P in the evenings to know how much of an impact this makes to your download speeds.

Anyone?


Obviously my opinion is biased, but as you can see from the graph in the article there is very little shaping at peak times for P2P. We only put breaks on P2P if we really need to.

Another thing the article doesn't mention, is if you are getting popular Linux ISOs (Debian, Ubuntu...Not slackware) it will come out of our P2P cache at line rate bypassing any shaping.




My p2p at 2000hrs last night 3-76kb/s
Same file this morning 0730hrs 850kb/s - 1.1mb/s




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  Reply # 931174 12-Nov-2013 07:56
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friendlymonkey:

My p2p at 2000hrs last night 3-76kb/s
Same file this morning 0730hrs 850kb/s - 1.1mb/s



OUr P2P Cache had issues last night. Should be back to normal speeds tonight.



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  Reply # 931175 12-Nov-2013 08:08

Sounddude:
friendlymonkey:

My p2p at 2000hrs last night 3-76kb/s
Same file this morning 0730hrs 850kb/s - 1.1mb/s



OUr P2P Cache had issues last night. Should be back to normal speeds tonight.




Ahh thanks for that. We only recently switched to unlimited so I wasn't sure if that was the usual peak p2p speeds. Although it wasn't a popular iso so not sure if it would be in your cache.
Everything else was snappy last night. We have not noticed any difference in streaming, browsing etc at peak times it's been great :)

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