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Update Speed Slowdown ?

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I have notice a substantial drop in the update speed (time of day does not make any diff). The last two updates seem to be limited to 6.5MB/s more then 4MB/s slower starting with the 7.0 update. The upload seed speed is unchanged. My settings are set to unlimited. Has anyone else notice a drop in the updates download speed. Anyone able to pull more then 6.5MB/s

:network been checked and seems limited to  WG, pings are sub 30ms and only two pops from my ISP (freaking awesome). I have not checked the game server routes but game ping is sub 30ms and never have had problem with them .

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Pings have nothing to do with speed...  WG has had issues in the past with lots of folks downloading patches in the evening and some lag being caused from that.  IT is very likely that they limit each connection to have more control over the total bandwidth and game play. For me - lag on patch day is a thing of the past anymore.    In reality - I updated this morning and it was done in less than 5 minutes,  fast enough - I don't care what the individual speed is.  I have rarely had to restart the update due to it being slow - in 2+ years I can count on one hand how many times I have had to do that.. 

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4 hours ago, CylonRed said:

Pings have nothing to do with speed...  WG has had issues in the past with lots of folks downloading patches in the evening and some lag being caused from that.  IT is very likely that they limit each connection to have more control over the total bandwidth and game play. For me - lag on patch day is a thing of the past anymore.    In reality - I updated this morning and it was done in less than 5 minutes,  fast enough - I don't care what the individual speed is.  I have rarely had to restart the update due to it being slow - in 2+ years I can count on one hand how many times I have had to do that.. 

WOW! That was fast!

In my case,it takes almost 2 hours to download the update:Smile_sceptic:

Maybe i should not have live in remote area plus using wireless router to play this bloody boat game:Smile_smile:

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Actually using the Ethernet cable cut the download by half.

Then it tried to install at the same time as a windows update was setting up.

That didn't go well.

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