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Old 09-22-06, 12:24 AM   #10
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Default Re: Best Bit Torrent Client

Originally Posted by AthlonXP1800
Rewt gave me the tip few weeks ago how to boost the download speed on utorrent by lower the upload speed to 10KB and it worked fantastic, last time I always had download speed up to 50KB and very few time hit 75KB, after lower upload speed reduced to 10KB, now I got 150 to 250KB download speed near all the time, that the best speed I ever seen on utorrent.
I'm glad it helped AthlonXP1800

Keep in mind however, that 10KB will not be the magic number for everyone. 10KB is an extremely low upload limit for a T1 connection for example. In fact, usually the higher upload you allow, the higher download speeds you get. BUT, if you allow over 80% of your upload capacity, downloads will begin to suffer. The trick is finding the sweet spot for your connection.

Also, be aware that the Bittorrent community works best when everyone allows 80% of their upload capacity. If everyone only allowed 25%, then it would probably go a lot slower for everyone.
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