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  1. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    I need a torrent program other than utorrent.
    My speed it fine but with utorrent it goes to below dialup speeds because all the ports are closed.
    Which one should I get?
     
  2. JPdensetsu

    JPdensetsu GBAtemp Addict

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    Azureus Vuze
    Bitlord
    Bitcomet
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  3. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    I heard that was a crap program :s
     
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    matriculated GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    If all your ports are closed then any torrent program will be slow. Just open a port or enable UPnP on your router and your torrent program.
     
  5. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    It is


    You can't forward ports?
     
  6. tomqman

    tomqman This Is Everyone's Fault But Mine.

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    i would go with Azureus Vuze
    but i dont think any torrent client will open your ports
     
  7. Salamantis

    Salamantis GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Azureus without Vuze. Vuze is really pointless and IMHO retarded.
     
  8. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    I went and I got vuze and the download speed is a lot faster
    with utorrent all i could get was about 20 kb max today if it was working at all
    now i switched to vuze and i'm downloading at 70 kb/ps

    i'll switch to the regular azeurus when this download finishes
    i think i'll leave utorrent..
     
  9. Mewgia

    Mewgia drifter

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    I was using uTorrent until I discovered it was the source of my internet issues. It is now uninstalled and I am installing Azurues 2.5.0.4 and hoping it will work on 64-bit Vista...it should though...
     
  10. moozxy

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    If I switch to Azurues can I carry over the torrents I'm currently downloading/seeding on utorrent?
     
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    matriculated GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    That's what UPnP is for. If you have it enabled on your router, your torrent program (if it supports it) can pick a random port to open - hourly if you want.

    I use Azureus and Deluge. Both are good - they both support blocklists. Deluge seems to suck up all my bandwidth though (in exchange for very high speeds). I haven't tinkered with it much but it's very much like Azureus and UTorrent. It's also crossplatform and not written in Java.
     
  12. xcalibur
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    xcalibur Gbatemp's Chocolate Bear

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    Just set the download location over to where utorrent is, open the torrents with azeurus and then they'll just check the torrent and pick up where utorrent left off.
     
  13. Narin

    Narin The Cheat Master, kupo!

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    Azureus and uTorrent are the top two torrenting programs out there right now, trust me, I did a lot of research on this.uTorrent is great for Windows while Azureus is great for all other operation systems. I would recommend Azureus for Windows users as well, but since its written in Java, you need the Java runtime files and running java applications tend to add a bit of overhead. Its up to you, some extra extra features in Azureus though with more of a performance hit or uTorrent.

    At any rate, if your ports aren't open or your on a network that doesn't properly forward the ports to your computer or if your not set in a DMZ, don't expect great download speeds with any torrent program.
     
  14. muckers

    muckers GBAtemp Regular

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    I use Bitcomet, if I torrent. Always have done, always will do.

    Though I did like Bitornado back in the day, when I first got into torrenting - seemed nice and basic, did what it needed, not too bloated as a piece of software.
     
  15. shajal

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    i use azures vuze
     
  16. Bob Loblaw

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    I use BitTornado after trying uTorrent and having problems and Azuerus and feeling that was much too heavy.

    Give it a try [​IMG]

    Also, shajal, read the rules. Please.
     
  17. shajal

    shajal Advanced Member

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    wat do u mean by that
     
  18. fischju

    fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    No talk of where to download anything
     
  19. shajal

    shajal Advanced Member

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    oh i didnt know that sorry that wont happen again