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    Default Why Does Download Speed Suck?

    Although not as bad as DFI, I find the Gigabyte downloads to take forever. I live in Canada, so I tend to use the US site. Is it where I live, or do the servers just suck? Whatever, it is a big dissatisfier to have such crappy website performance.
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    Default Re: Why Does Download Speed Suck?

    Haven't used a Gigabyte download for awhile so I can't speak directly to your issue. However, I have found that it is sometimes faster to download from overseas servers at peak times when North American servers are being hammered. Downloading from a European server at their early morning hours vs. an American server at 5pm sometimes helps.
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    Default Re: Why Does Download Speed Suck?

    Yeah I have found the same thing. They suck. I usually download from the European Server FTP or HTTP and its the quickest most of the time. But other than that suck it up.
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    Default Re: Why Does Download Speed Suck?

    Agreed. The website is super slow, as are the downloads from all servers.

    Much the same as Realtek. Downloaded the latest 2.24 HD audio drivers at a friends house yesterday (my broadband is down). I used their "express" FTP server first, and got a huge 3KB/s. The max I got on HTTP was 35KB/s, and it's definitely not the connection, as it's a Virgin Media 50Mb/s line (over 3MB/s).
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    Default Re: Why Does Download Speed Suck?

    Quote Originally Posted by NimrodAUS View Post
    But other than that suck it up.
    i trust this was a vain attempt at humour. If not, thanks for coming out.
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    Default Re: Why Does Download Speed Suck?

    Quote Originally Posted by Capt Proton View Post
    i trust this was a vain attempt at humour. If not, thanks for coming out.
    Yeah It sounded better in my head. But oh well.
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