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Old 28-05-2015, 03:44 PM   #1051
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search for ubuntu releases. they are legit files to be shared and sources are readily available. they give good references for download speed.
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Old 29-05-2015, 08:48 AM   #1052
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Can anyone explain this to me...

When I download from file hosting sites like uploadable.ch or rapidgator directly, the speed (singtel) is quite slow. However once I connect to Astrill's VPN, the download speed from the file hosts can go up to 3 to 5 times faster (esp if I don't use Astrill's SG servers).

Does anyone know why? Usually VPN tends to slow things down a bit right?
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Old 29-05-2015, 09:37 AM   #1053
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Can anyone explain this to me...

When I download from file hosting sites like uploadable.ch or rapidgator directly, the speed (singtel) is quite slow. However once I connect to Astrill's VPN, the download speed from the file hosts can go up to 3 to 5 times faster (esp if I don't use Astrill's SG servers).

Does anyone know why? Usually VPN tends to slow things down a bit right?
it did happen to me also. i suspect singtel is throttling the download speed.

my telco is starhub though. and i was downloading from megaupload.
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Old 29-05-2015, 02:27 PM   #1054
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Can anyone explain this to me...

When I download from file hosting sites like uploadable.ch or rapidgator directly, the speed (singtel) is quite slow. However once I connect to Astrill's VPN, the download speed from the file hosts can go up to 3 to 5 times faster (esp if I don't use Astrill's SG servers).

Does anyone know why? Usually VPN tends to slow things down a bit right?
When you connect via VPN, your data needs to pass through more routes (eg, ISP to VPN provider, VPN provider to destination, destination to VPN, and VPN back to you). If any of these routes are "slow" then your overall speed will be compromised somewhat.
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Old 30-05-2015, 05:49 AM   #1055
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Can anyone explain this to me...

When I download from file hosting sites like uploadable.ch or rapidgator directly, the speed (singtel) is quite slow. However once I connect to Astrill's VPN, the download speed from the file hosts can go up to 3 to 5 times faster (esp if I don't use Astrill's SG servers).

Does anyone know why? Usually VPN tends to slow things down a bit right?
It means ur isp is throttling ur speed towards those sites

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Old 30-05-2015, 09:10 AM   #1056
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It means ur isp is throttling ur speed towards those sites
It sucks. I thought singtel says they don't throttle speed. It's common that isps throttle p2p speed (even if they deny it), but I never thought they also do it for normal file transfers.
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Old 30-05-2015, 10:24 AM   #1057
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It sucks. I thought singtel says they don't throttle speed. It's common that isps throttle p2p speed (even if they deny it), but I never thought they also do it for normal file transfers.
at least you can verify that your encryption is working.
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Old 30-05-2015, 11:20 AM   #1058
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using VPN to watch 600 free movies now

http://www.sbs.com.au/ondemand/video.../Movies/Latest
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Old 31-05-2015, 12:58 PM   #1059
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50% off Torguard with code TGLIFETIME50

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Old 05-06-2015, 12:12 PM   #1060
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is unotelly good for Amazon instant Video ?
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Old 05-06-2015, 01:27 PM   #1061
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is unotelly good for Amazon instant Video ?
It is. Smooth playback.
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Old 05-06-2015, 07:34 PM   #1062
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Got my first VPN, PIA

Just to check which server should i connect to? Tried dling ubuntu desktop based on US california, i got avg 2.2-2.4 MB/s. Im on SH fibre 100mbps.

And may i also ask, do we stick to one server as long as it serves the purpose? Or i can connect out of US as well for bt-ing.

Edit: Able to get around 7mb/s on SH itself. Using wireless 2.4 usb adapter. Is there any setting that set to at least let PIA gets half of 7mb/s?

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Old 05-06-2015, 09:15 PM   #1063
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It is. Smooth playback.
How come I am getting low quality amazon video using unotelly ? Is there any setting ? What is the problem

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Old 05-06-2015, 11:25 PM   #1064
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Did u use the Smart DNS? Try the DN server closest to Singapore. I think there is one in Singapore itself and another one in HK. I am watching it from Amazon Fire TV and it works fine. Video quality is HD after a few seconds of loading.
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Old 06-06-2015, 12:02 AM   #1065
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Did u use the Smart DNS? Try the DN server closest to Singapore. I think there is one in Singapore itself and another one in HK. I am watching it from Amazon Fire TV and it works fine. Video quality is HD after a few seconds of loading.
how do i use Smart DNS ?
I am using DN server closest to Singapore for primary and secondary is in HK. But still low quality ...
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