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Hello,

 

I'm having an issue where I'm able to upload data anywhere between 150mbps to 300mbps, however my download rates are consistently sub 20mbps (and at times less than 5).  I'm on a synchronous 1gig connection.  Anything I can do to troubleshoot this issue?  I had envisioned being able to stream from plex, however, even at 8mb/sec trans-coding, I'm getting constant buffering, and videos take quite a while to load. 

 

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With your connection, set you chunk size to 20MB, set your minimum download size to 20MB, 400 to 800MB prefetch and 20 threads, you should get solid download performance (100Mbps+)

 

It will take longer to load initially on startup, but then it will play smoothly throughout the video. 

 

Make sure you've got a solid SSD cache disk. 

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With your connection, set you chunk size to 20MB, set your minimum download size to 20MB, 400 to 800MB prefetch and 20 threads, you should get solid download performance (100Mbps+)

 

It will take longer to load initially on startup, but then it will play smoothly throughout the video. 

 

Make sure you've got a solid SSD cache disk. 

I wouldn't recommend more than 10 threads here.   More than that can potentially cause issues (eg, trigger Google's flood production and throttle you)

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