My internet speed...

Discussion in 'Reality Check' started by tribeachpunk, Feb 10, 2009.

  1. tribeachpunk

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    I've noticed mine has been painfully slow lately... Eastlink says all is well. They did a speed test over the phone with me and she said the 1.5mb d/l rate was normal...

    What would cause my speed to fluctuate from 0.001 to 1.5mb...?? Pretty sure (99.999%) it isn't spyware or a virus.. Would Eastlink throttle my speeds at all for some reason??
     
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    p2p programs in the task bar?

    torrent d/l program?
     
  3. tribeachpunk

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    yep, Bitlord is usually running.. It downloads with unlimited speed while uploads are capped at 10kb/s. My download speeds in Bitlord are really slow too.. I rarely see torrents coming in faster than 15kb/s.
     
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    I notice the same thing on xbox live.. I got from full strength to one bar within Call of Duty 5... It sucks. Aliant 10 MB is much better than Eastlink 15 IMO.
     
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    I got eastlink and it's faster than my computer can handle :lol:
     
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    try updating your firware on router
    and open the port range from your torrent client on your router
     

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