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Why is distributing random pieces of a file faster than a contiguous transfer?

Why is it said that BitTorrent is faster, partly, because it transfers random pieces of a file instead of transferring it from start to finish in a contiguous/linear fashion? EDIT: But why do they ...
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1answer
872 views

High speed downloads to NAS via workstation reporting “disk overload”

After a couple of years of down- and uploading files (mostly by torrents) directly to the hard drive of my workstation, I recently set up a NAS to handle storage and the read/write load. That, of ...
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1answer
349 views

High performance torrent client for linux [closed]

I used a transmission-gtk, but it turned out to be a problem with a graphical interface. He simply did not respond when the number of torrents over 1000. Then I tried the deluge. He worked quickly, ...
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1answer
984 views

DI-524UP will become deadly slow when downloading torrents

I have a DI-524UP router that shares internet to two notebooks at home via wireless and a desktop via wired collection. It will become barely available/pingable via wireless when I download torrents ...
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6answers
137 views

Queston about torrents [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to make torrent downloads faster? Download rates of torrents through µTorrent and FlashGet are suddenly limited How to open ports on modem for better torrent ...
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3answers
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How to open ports on router for better torrent performance

I've been using utorrent to download and upload torrents for a long time. Recently someone told me that I need to open port(s) for utorrent from my router settings for better downloading and uploading ...