Transmission questions for 1st time user

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by boozer, Oct 15, 2008.

  1. boozer macrumors newbie

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    Oct 15, 2008
    #1
    Howdy gents. Im new to the mac and torrents game and this is my 1st post so im pretty new to this.

    When using transmission...
    -what do you guys cap your upload rate at and how do you calculate it? I have been hearing various ways and numbers and im curious what it should be for maximum performance? what do you guys have it at?

    -what should your max. active transfers for uploading and seeding be for maximum performance? What do you guys have it at?
     
  2. theLimit macrumors 6502a

    theLimit

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    My cable connection offers around 384Kb/s upstream and I cap my uploads at 20KB/s. That leaves enough bandwidth for digital telephone as well as web browsing for the family. I also have maximum connections set at 50 to not overload the router when others are also downloading torrents.
     

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