View Full Version : does xnet throttle torrents?

03-08-2009, 12:12 AM
does xnet throttle torrents?

03-08-2009, 12:46 AM
does xnet throttle torrents?

Not as far as I know. Could be wrong though. I don't usually download torrents that have a massive amount of peers however.

Currently have a torrent going between 40-50KB/s. There isn't a huge swarm however.

I have gotten up close to 200KB/s on some torrents before on xnet.

03-08-2009, 09:18 AM
hell yes.Its just hard to tell as their normal feed sucks so bad.

Have a torrent coming in at the moment, 1300 seeds, 1247 peers, shes coming in at 20kb/s.:groan:

Take my laptop elsewhere, get 5 times the speed.

03-08-2009, 03:36 PM
does it matter what plan im on, as im not on the torrent plan and pay a flat rate of $1.02/GB

03-08-2009, 04:15 PM
They throttle everything else, so why shouldn't they throttle torrents too?

03-08-2009, 04:30 PM
They even throttle their clients!

Don't even think about it - get rid asap. You don't need the hassle.

03-08-2009, 10:39 PM
Have you made sure the ports are forwarded and tested if they are?

04-08-2009, 10:04 PM
im using upnp to forward the ports and utorrent seems happy.

04-08-2009, 10:11 PM
Gets out rope to throttle people who use torrents.:waughh:

04-08-2009, 10:12 PM
Options>Speed Guide>Test if port is forwarded correctly

04-08-2009, 10:21 PM
You could try the test at http://broadband.mpi-sws.org/transparency/

It might help.

04-08-2009, 10:54 PM
it seems there's "no indication that your ISP rate limits" either upload nor download.