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10-01-2009 @ 10:44PM
I might add that with no limitations on my download speed, the maximum consistent download rate I'm getting is around 200KB/s, averaging around 150KB/s. I spike up to 250 every once in a while (it was above 400KB/s for a moment near the beginning), but it seems like Blizzard throttles me down to around 150 or 200.So you are looking at a 2-2.5 hour download at the least.
10-01-2009 @ 10:55PM
I just started the ptr download. 5 hours or so. I am glad its time to burn up the DVR
10-01-2009 @ 11:21PM
A word of advice:If you're on a wireless network (or even possibly a wired one), I wouldn't advise trying to play live game while the patch is downloading. At least for me, since the Blizz Downloader is a p2p downloader, it maxes out my upload speed, bringing my ingame latency to around 2k (from a normal of around 160ms). Not fun. I'd advise downloading it while you sleep.
10-02-2009 @ 12:00AM
its capping me at about 300/kbps so this is about right. but again, this is all up to your internet connection. i'll probably have this done in about an hour and a half, but in the meantime wow will be unplayable. guess i'm going to bed early.
10-02-2009 @ 2:24AM
Like I said though, it's a p2p network, so your speeds will vary depending on how many other people are seeding/downloading. Heavy download traffic means lower download speeds for you. The opposite is true as well. Download it now if possible. Trying to download it tomorrow is going to be like trying to download it on patch day.
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