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the download speed for DD in steam is very low.

its the 2nd time i recognize this.

last time it was the same.

and its only DD which is so slow in updating.

it upgrades with maybe 10% of possible max speed for me.

and again ! its ONLY dungeon defenders which updates so slow.

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Uh, you do realize there's an absolutely massive sale going on right now, right? That's kinda hammering Steam's servers.

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Someone on another thread said he updated ( just changed the connection speed on Settings) his steam settings, restarted and the speed went up.

I was at 200Kbs tops, I did the same and am now at my connection full speed, 1.5MBs.

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Steam content servers are going to be like this until about Nov 29. It's the price we pay for seasonal sales.

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Someone on another thread said he updated ( just changed the connection speed on Settings) his steam settings, restarted and the speed went up.

I was at 200Kbs tops, I did the same and am now at my connection full speed, 1.5MBs.


Ditto. Back up to 3.9MB/s! Yay!

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when i restart steam nothing changes.

i download with 300 KB/s.

i recognized it because i havent seen such a low download / update rate in steam for years.

really

and its the 2nd time now.

maybe germany need more download capacities.
lol


PS: 200 KB/s now......

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Yeah. Just pick another country. Even though it doesn't make sense that another continent might be faster than the server in a nearby city, it works. All the US servers are under strain with the sale.

It's like this when a new game releases as well. Portal 2, L4D2, etc. Everyone downloading slows everyone else down. Changing regions to a less crowded one will get you a better speed even though it's farther away.

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i recognized it because i havent seen such a low download / update rate in steam for years.


Maybe you were busy having a life this past summer, but during that sale the content servers died several times.

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I just switched it from Seattle, to Seattle (Comcast) and now I'm going at a full 2MB/sec (was struggling to get over 60KB/sec on Seattle).

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One of my buddies finished the patch over a half hour ago. I started downloading mine before him and mine is only at 1gb done. Steam servers being hit hard + comcast internet issues = slower than hell. Speed jumping all over the place from 6kb/s to 300kb/s for a couple seconds then back down to 6kb/s. Tried like 6 different servers and all the same.

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I simply request that everyone currently on Steam, log off now! There's a hidden download secret that if you shut down your computers until later tonight Steam updates 300 times faster ;)

*prays that actually works*

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Exactly.

http://store.steampowered.com/stats/content/

Steam servers are getting hammered and it will probably be even worse Friday (I suspect they will have an even larger sale then).

I got limited download each month so i decided to not download the COD: black ops update
Dungeon defenders 63kb/s
Stopped it, and started black ops
Black ops 470kb/s
Back to DD, 67kb/s

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I simply request that everyone currently on Steam, log off now! There's a hidden download secret that if you shut down your computers until later tonight Steam updates 300 times faster ;)

*prays that actually works*

You forgot to mention that everybody that logs off steam now, to save the download servers gets 100 /$/€ to buy any games they want

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You forgot to mention that everybody that logs off steam now, to save the download servers gets 100 /$/€ to buy any games they want


Yeah but then someone might try to hold me to that one.....

Sigh, it makes me nostalgic from the Diablo 2 duping days. I always had to chuckle a little seeing the people crying on the forums "He stole my stuff!! He said to dupe I hit Alt+F4 while I'm dropping the item!!". Sadly it seems nowadays everyone knows what that does :(

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