Solved Why is Steam so slow? Tags: PC gaming Download Games Steam Video Games Last response: September 30, 2012 5:44 AM in Video Games Share Spartin503 September 30, 2012 4:33:11 AM I have about a 23.5 MB/sec download speed but when I download a game from Steam, max I can get for download is 2.5 MB/sec. Why is it slow? More about : steam slow Best solution bystander September 30, 2012 5:11:50 AM Most likely, you have a 23.5 megabit/sec download speed, and 2.5 megabyte download speed with steam. 2.5 * 8-bits = 20 megabit/sec. Spartin503 September 30, 2012 5:43:48 AM Best answer selected by spartin503. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Spartin503 September 30, 2012 5:44:24 AM Thank you for the clarification. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSteam Downloads why so long to download? ForumWhy Steam / ForumSlow PC, can't figure out why ForumWhy so many objections to Steam ? ForumSteam Games on 2nd HDD, Steam .exe on SSD ForumWww steam complaints com ForumWhy is my computer running slow ForumWhy is my internet so slow when it shouldn't be ForumSteam and Origin!!! ForumSteam downloads keep crashing upon startup and redownloading. ForumIf I buy a retail game will it go to Steam ? ForumWhere can i complain to steam ForumWhich games did you pick up this Holiday sale ( Steam or otherwise)? ForumWhy is my PC so slow ? ForumPS3, and Wii adding to wired network. ForumWhy all my games became so laggy? ForumWhy Does Shogun 2 Run So Badly ForumWhy are 90% of benchmarks 1920x1200 instead of 1920x1080 ForumSteam Just Cause 2 Demo Error? ForumWhy cant my computer run Skyrim? More resources Read discussions in other Video Games categories Console Gaming PC Gaming Handheld Gaming Nintendo Playstation Servers Sims World of Warcraft Xbox 360 !