Gaming Does it really take this long?

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I'm downloading the demo GRID, it is 795mb (or around about that) and it is taking soooo long.

Am i only one getting this slowness in downloading demos? What can i do you improve it?

I can't hook my 360 up to my router via ethernet because it is to far away and i've moved my wifi bridge as close as possible to the router.
 

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Well it is known that I'm a very impatient person..

I'm going to check on the percentage.

EDIT: 54%
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I have alot of demos i want to play...
 

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I have damn good speeds normally but for some reason on Live, I never get full speed either. Demos take a long time for me to dowload too sometimes. I think it also as to do with the server load of XBL at the time.
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It would have been nice if Microsoft would implement some kind of bandwidth monitor to let us know exactly how fast the downloads were going.
 

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Bloodgod said:
Post results
http://www.speedtest.net/

if it's lower than 500kb/... thats your problem. you need to pony up more money to your ISP to get the fastest they have available in your area.

I don't pay for my internet access, my mum does.

Anyways, I've been downloading more demos and they seem to go faster.

btw:

 

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Prime said:
Bloodgod said:
Post results
http://www.speedtest.net/

if it's lower than 500kb/... thats your problem. you need to pony up more money to your ISP to get the fastest they have available in your area.

I don't pay for my internet access, my mum does.

Anyways, I've been downloading more demos and they seem to go faster.

btw:

Thats about 120KB/s, so a 1GB demo would take over two hours.
 

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754boy said:


I have damn good speeds normally but for some reason on Live, I never get full speed either. Demos take a long time for me to dowload too sometimes. I think it also as to do with the server load of XBL at the time.
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It would have been nice if Microsoft would implement some kind of bandwidth monitor to let us know exactly how fast the downloads were going.

Same here. I also download slow on XBL
 

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You could pay all you want and you wouldn't get more speed. Tiscali suck ass , worst isp ever. I'd rather go without than use them. Oh noes , you actually dare to use your internet , throttled.
 
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