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Steam internet problem

Last response: in Video Games
January 23, 2012 3:18:02 PM

I have this problem with steam where very less bandwidth is being allocated to steam.
I mean if i'm downloading a file from the net it downloads at about 120 kbps
But if a game update or anything is being downloaded via steam it only downloads at about 50-60 kbps.
+ I get very bad ping on steam servers on any multiplayer game on steam like mw3 but my ping is absolutely fine on the BF3 servers.
Please help.

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January 23, 2012 5:15:21 PM

your ISP has routing issues with steam servers

I was playing some MMO that had servers in SF,CA. The lag was horrible, however if I pinged LA, CA the ping was half of what I got for SF. If I did the same pings from my university network, both came back with excellent results. So, things like this typically fall under ISP fault