Slow downloading.

Saturday, June 28, 2008 by Cavan1 | Discussion: WinCustomize Site Issues

Is it just me or are the download rates for skins very slow, just took 2 min to download a 12 meg IP, I am on a 5meg dsl. That averages to a 100 KB/sec download, at any other site my downloads are at 510 - 520 KB/sec and hold that. The IP I download started at 60, peaked at 269 and finished at about 60 again, jumping all over the place for entire download.

As a test downloaded a 3.77 meg skin from SA, downloaded so fast that downloads window did not show a rate, just went almost straight to scanning for viruses.

Windows XP Home SP3
FF 3.

Edit Feb 16/2009

Extra info, when downloading from subscriber resources page the downloads fly along at 510-540 KB/sec.
It is basically just the WC galleries that are slow. At time worse than stats in this thread.
Cavan1
Reply #1 Saturday, September 13, 2008 9:25 PM

Bump

 

Still experiencing slow downloading. As a test started downloading a 142 meg Dream, at 10 min. 50 meg downloaded, that averages to about 83 KB/sec.  At that average it would take about 28.5 min. for a download that should take about 4.6 min. on my service.  Again this is on a 5 meg DSL and downloads at others sites run at 510-520 KB/sec.

andrew_
Reply #2 Sunday, September 14, 2008 12:48 PM

We had some problems with the server wincustomize was residing on and are scrambling to get a 'weekend fix' in place. I've noted the download speeds you've posted and will have a look at it as soon as I'm able.

Cavan1
Reply #3 Sunday, September 14, 2008 2:20 PM

Thanks Andrew.

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