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For those who have comcast, has anyone else experienced this problem with the bandwidth limit?
I downloaded probably 40+ gigs worth this month, and now my internet is really slow. This also occurred another time earlier this year when I probably downloaded 30 or so gigs worth of files, and my internet became very slow afterward.

Anyone else get this problem? Or know any information about it?


EDIT: I've read some articles, and it seems as though comcast does not tell of what their bandwidth limits are, or even how close your reaching your limit...
Well I guess that just means I've gotta wait 10 days til I can download big files again
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Yea, i bet slow to you is like what i have. BASTARD!
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Yeah David, your connection when its fully up is 800 kb's down which is a lot.
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Comcast service where I live gets 4 megs down, and the premium service is 6 megs down.
I have DSL which is about 20 bucks cheaper with 700/128 or so. It would suck to have a bandwidth limit....
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I have really really sucky cable. 180 DL and 90 UPload.... IF that. It really sucks.
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Originally posted by Randy53215
Yeah David, your connection when its fully up is 800 kb's down which is a lot.




You might've misunderstood what I'm talking about...

Comcast (or atleast the one I got), only allows you to download like 50 gigs worth of files a month, and once you get near that limit, your internet connection gets terribly slow, like 1 or 2 kb per a sec.



EDIT: It's good now though, so I can post again
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Originally posted by Davideo7
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Yeah David, your connection when its fully up is 800 kb's down which is a lot.




You might've misunderstood what I'm talking about...

Comcast (or atleast the one I got), only allows you to download like 50 gigs worth of files a month, and once you get near that limit, your internet connection gets terribly slow, like 1 or 2 kb per a sec.



EDIT: It's good now though, so I can post again


Kinda a bump but holy f***. Please tell me you dont us 50 gigs a month. My notebook hardrive is only 60 and my home computer is like 120 and my I-pod is 40 so total its like 220 gigs which some people still have more. So..... I dont use a lot.
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I easily downloaded 50+ gigs worth of files last month, and probably already 20+ gigs this month.
What would I do in a world without torrents
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What exactly are torrents?
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You go to download a file, and the file gets leached by whoever is seeding it....basically your just downloading a file from a bunch of different people, and you can choose to let other people download from you aswell.

These files could include dvd's, games, warez stuff, and lots of other usefull things.
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Just like P2P?
Whats wherz?
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Originally posted by BigBob85
Just like P2P?
Whats wherz?



Yeah, it's a form of P2P, I like it better than a P2P, you have more things available.
Warez is anything illegal, such as roms, serials, cracks, and kegens.
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Ohh, i should get a program that supports torrnets. What do you use?
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I use bitlord. And the site I use most is torrentspy.com
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