Originally Posted by anzak
You would think. 512 DSL. You people who were able to download it early missed the servers getting hammered this bad. It went from 50 minutes to 600 minutes just minutes after 5:00 central time. It's like everyone started downloading at the same time. Anyways it's picked up the pace a bit and should be finished in about another 180 minutes...
Make sure in the options menu for steam you change your interenet connection to 512KB DSL. My downloading was horrendously slow until I did this.