BitTorrent Client?

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Jun 13, 2007

BitTorrent Client? by Yoshimashin at 7:15 AM (1,540 Views / 0 Likes) 21 replies

  1. Yoshimashin
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    I need a new client. Azureus takes too much of my resources and uTorrent just kills my connection. Whats the killer client out there?
     


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    bitcomet? thats the one i used after giving up in using Azureus for that same reason... although now i use uTorrent and i'm quite happy.
    So i advise you bitcomet, its not bad in my opinion
     
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    utorrent is the best one out there i feel. What do you mean kills your connection? As in you cant browse websites anymore?
     
  4. squeaks

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    I use utorrent. =)
     
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    :/ cant u just change the bandwidth setting so it doesnt kill ur connection?

    i use utorrent as well.. i like it compare to the others
     
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    i use bitcomet.
     
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    What he said...Dont set your upload speed too high or it will fk your browsing up.
     
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    If you can't browse anymore that means that uTorrent is opening too many connections with peers and it's overloading your router. Some people get a better router whereas some just limit the number of connections in the Preferences.
     
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    I have also experienced that with uTorrent. Have had it installed on the little laptop for a while.

    BitComet has basically never let me down though, except for the fact that it has been quite resource hungry if you run too many torrents at the same time. I'm however unfamiliar with Azureus so I can't say if it's the same kind of problem as you're having.
     
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    utorrent is one of the best because its so minimal. Its worth trying to figure out what the problem is. go to the utorrent faq (http://www.utorrent.com/faq.php), and the most applicable topics would be:
    1.5 My µTorrent freezes / locks up sometimes and/or uses 100% CPU, slowing down my PC (Avast!, Spyware Doctor 5 possibly others)

    1.6 Kerio Personal Firewall / Sunbelt Personal Firewall uses 100% CPU when running µTorrent and/or disconnects my internet every few minutes

    1.10 Modems/routers that are known to have problems with P2P apps (from Azureus, but applies to µTorrent too)
     
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    yups exactly..

    [​IMG] and im a she btw...
     
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    I would agree that, but also look into opening more half open connections in XP SP2 (if you have it).

    I had a Linksys router and that was overloaded all the time from using torrents, I now have an eTec one and I haven't had a problem since I got it over a year ago.
     
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    utorrent!
     
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    Utorrent
     
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    when i first started to use torrents, i tried u torrent, btu it woudl never connect. so decided to use azureus, and it works fine for me.

    my m8 had the same problem, and my cusin, and we were all using ntl at the time, now virgin, brodband, so i think becuase of them, i cant use u torent.

    as for another one, i have tried bitlord which was good, and bittornado
     
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    utorrent is gr8 for speed and less resources used but bitcomet is more stable as utorrent may end up losing a lot of data if not properly shutdown. I heard flashget is good too but only if u have a very good connection unlike mine
    Bottomline : Less Resources used ; relatively more speed utorrent
    More Resources used ; good speed (not as utorrent as i have heard) ; Much better stability of download - Bitcomet
    Flashget try it and see for yourself
     
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    I've never had any data loss and my brother always switches of my computer without closing uTorrent.

    uTorrent is great, light and easy to take around on a USB stick.
     
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    I switched from Azureus to Bitcomet for exactly the same reason.

    Bitcomet is fantastic but I've found myself using Flashget more and more for torrents lately. Its not just a dedicated torrent client, but its seems to d/l torrents faster and it'll boost your regular download speeds from 6-10 times.

    Fast, free and clean.

    **edit** firefox users might want to download the Flashgot add-on
     
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    I use uTorrent. BitComet always made my old router reset itself constantly. When uTorrent came out, I was like, "Wow! Only 86KB (or however small it was)" so then I downloaded it and really haven't had the need to go to any other client since it just simply worked for me.
     
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    I'd recommend you reconfigure utorrent so it doesn't kill your connection (-> setting the connections low enough so your router/pc doesn't get problems).

    It's a really good client!
     

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