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My download speeds are not accurate?

Cerb401
New Poster

My download speeds are not accurate?

I tested my speed and it says 170mbps.

I was updating my game and it shows my download speed is 20mbps. What gives?
EG
Expert

Re: My download speeds are not accurate?

Perhaps the server that you were downloading it from was bogged down, so that's all it could muster up ? Different / poor routing ? It could be many things.



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Gottahavit
Regular Contributor

Re: My download speeds are not accurate?

Most public download servers, especially from microsoft, sony, and other game producers can't even come close to offering you your max connection throughput on a single connection.     I have gigabit ethernet, but will still only get 20mbps from a single site on a single request.