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# 255885 4-Sep-2019 17:14
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I'm getting incredibly slow download speeds in Origin on a 2 degrees fiber connection, usually no more than 500 kb/s. In steam and Uplay I get the max 12-13 mb/s rate for my connection. This is well complained about issue with Origin with no fix in over a year: https://answers.ea.com/t5/Origin-Client-Web-Technical/why-are-the-download-speeds-extremely-slow-on-origin/td-p/6319970 Could this be an ISP issue? I switched to 2 degrees just 2 months ago. I can't recall the Origin speeds I had with Spark VDSL but I'm certain it was mb/s and not kb/s. 


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  # 2310821 4-Sep-2019 22:48
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Working fine for me (2degrees UFB):

 

 

Ensure you're using 2degrees DNS servers as I've personally found using 3rd party DNS servers (such as Cloudflare DNS, Google DNS etc) slow Origin down considerably.







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  # 2310832 4-Sep-2019 23:16
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michaelmurfy:

 

Working fine for me (2degrees UFB):

 

 

Ensure you're using 2degrees DNS servers as I've personally found using 3rd party DNS servers (such as Cloudflare DNS, Google DNS etc) slow Origin down considerably.

 

 

 

 

Thanks. I do recall setting my DNS servers to Google in the router so will change that and see how it goes. BTW what sort of fiber connection do you have to get 57 MB/s? 


 
 
 
 


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Kol12:

 

michaelmurfy:

 

Working fine for me (2degrees UFB):

 

 

Ensure you're using 2degrees DNS servers as I've personally found using 3rd party DNS servers (such as Cloudflare DNS, Google DNS etc) slow Origin down considerably.

 

 

 

 

Thanks. I do recall setting my DNS servers to Google in the router so will change that and see how it goes. BTW what sort of fiber connection do you have to get 57 MB/s? 

 

 

 

 

Correct - please use your provider DNS servers to ensure you are hitting local caches.

 

 

 

Nick





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NickMack: Correct - please use your provider DNS servers to ensure you are hitting local caches.

 

 

 

Nick

 

 

Thanks Akamai (TM)





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  # 2311428 5-Sep-2019 19:11
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BarTender:

 

NickMack: Correct - please use your provider DNS servers to ensure you are hitting local caches.

 

 

 

Nick

 

 

Thanks Akamai (TM)

 

 

 

 

Getting 2-3MB/s with ISP DNS servers. That's about the speed I had with VDSL not the 12 MB/s this fiber connection should provide. Any idea what else the bottleneck might be?


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Kol12:

BarTender:


NickMack: Correct - please use your provider DNS servers to ensure you are hitting local caches.


 


Nick



Thanks Akamai (TM)



 


Getting 2-3MB/s with ISP DNS servers. That's about the speed I had with VDSL not the 12 MB/s this fiber connection should provide. Any idea what else the bottleneck might be?



Not enough beer? Sorry no.. I guess it's a process of elimination.. ;-)




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  # 2311461 5-Sep-2019 20:10
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Kol12:

 

Getting 2-3MB/s with ISP DNS servers. That's about the speed I had with VDSL not the 12 MB/s this fiber connection should provide. Any idea what else the bottleneck might be?

 

That is just Origin... It is a piece of .....

 

I used this to fix it on my end (and can confirm it works): https://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Store:Origin#Origin_stops_downloading_after_an_ungiven_threshold





 
 
 
 


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  # 2311492 5-Sep-2019 20:41
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NickMack: Correct - please use your provider DNS servers to ensure you are hitting local caches.

 

 

 

Nick

 

 

Thanks Akamai (TM)

 

 

pls no akamai.... save me from that..





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  # 2311499 5-Sep-2019 21:09
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michaelmurfy:

 

That is just Origin... It is a piece of .....

 

I used this to fix it on my end (and can confirm it works): https://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Store:Origin#Origin_stops_downloading_after_an_ungiven_threshold

 

 

Wow. Thats nuts. Made a massive difference (improvement) to my downloads!  Thanks for the tip.


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nzkc:

michaelmurfy:


That is just Origin... It is a piece of .....


I used this to fix it on my end (and can confirm it works): https://pcgamingwiki.com/wiki/Store:Origin#Origin_stops_downloading_after_an_ungiven_threshold



Wow. Thats nuts. Made a massive difference (improvement) to my downloads!  Thanks for the tip.



Well seems like a great work around to a rubbish problem.. it shouldnt be needed ;-)




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  # 2311503 5-Sep-2019 21:18
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What's Akamai? 😐

 

 

 

Edit: R&D mode did the trick for me, now have full bandwidth. Thanks. 🙂


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