Bittorrent client

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by monty77, Mar 7, 2005.

  1. monty77 macrumors 6502a

    Mar 4, 2005
    UK, South Coast
    I've been using Azureus until now, always used it on my PC prior to getting the mini.

    One thing I've noticed is that when you add a torrent for a large file it takes forever sitting at the 'Allocation' message and the whole machine grinds to a snails pace while it does this. My downloaded torrent file is on an external firewire hard drive in case that makes a difference.

    Anyone else noticed this? I'm sure the PC version didn't suffer like this...

  2. killuminati macrumors 68020


    Dec 6, 2004
    I alson have noticed that on my pb. It has happened on my mac with every bit torrent client I'v used so I don't worry about it now. I only download my torrents overnight so I don't have to worry about the system being slow.
  3. abhishekit macrumors 65816


    Nov 6, 2003
    akron , ohio
    I run Azureus (pretty old version though) on my pb, I there is no delay in 'allocating ..' . Its instantaneous. I guess your external drive would be faster than by 4200rpm drive, so that should not be the cause.
    May be you are short of RAM.

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