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Peter.Cort 12-23-2007 12:18 PM

Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
i have verizon dsl its like 768/2xx something. i'm on wireless off a router and it says that the port to connect to the public thingy is blocked so i get download speeds of 100kb/s average with like 20-30 peers. i know how to port forward and i do it correctly and it still says its blocked. so any suggestions would be helpful, cause i know people who have the same connection as me and can get download speeds of anywhere from 500-800kb/s...

peterhuang913 12-23-2007 12:49 PM

Re: Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
Have you tried uTorrent? It's the best lightweight program. Also, it's uPnP is pretty nice.

Ethereal_Dragon 12-23-2007 03:28 PM

Re: Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
on a 768k downstream, 100kbps is about the max you will see.... On my 1.5Meg DSL, my max speed is typically in the 150-160kbps range.... There is no way anyone getting 500-800 kbps is on a 768k line. Perhaps they are mistaken and have either a faster line, or are getting 50-80 kbps.

Fat.Clown 12-23-2007 04:50 PM

Re: Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
1 check to see if you got both remote and local peers
2 try a different port
3 uTorrent rocks / Azureus also good

peterhuang913 12-23-2007 05:19 PM

Re: Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
Also, for that DSL speed, 100kb/s is probaly the max you can get

KSoD 12-24-2007 09:44 AM

Re: Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
Also check the site you are downloading from. Many sites ahve blocked BitComet cause it reports the wrong stats back to the server.

TheEnd187 12-24-2007 11:39 PM

Re: Issure with BitComet (download speeds)
 
ya about 100KB max is your gonna get with that connection maxi used t get when i had 864/160 was around 98Kb so its not somethign wrong with your line,its your max speed


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