uTorrent is the most popular desktop torrent downloading client as we all know. After installation, the uTorrent runs in an optimized mode to get best downloading speeds.
The uTorrent runs in a set of incoming and outgoing connection settings to reach the highest possible download speeds. But some people complaining the limited speed of the torrent even they have good Internet connection speeds. The reasons are so many, optimizing uTorrent is a must have task to get faster downloading speeds. Here are the best uTorrent settings to obtaining good downloading speed.
Note: This guide also works with BitTorrent
How To Optimize uTorrent For Best Downloading Speed-Guide
1. Firewall Exception in uTorrent
To obtain good downloading speeds first you need to set some settings in the Preferences. Every machine comes with a firewall restriction. Very first step involved in optimizing uTorrent is disabling the Firewall settings for uTorrent.
Control Panel window, click on Allow a program through Windows Firewall. This will take you to the Windows Firewall Settings window. Here, go to the Exceptions tab and check the box to make the uTorrent program as firewall exception.
2. Disk Overload
In most of the uTorrent poor performance cases Disk Overload is the major problem. This message suspends the downloading speeds to a few kb/s. You can overcome this problem by overriding the Disk Cashe settings in uTorrent. Go to Options > Preferences > Advanced > Disk Cache and modify the value for “Override the automatic cache size and specify the size manually”.
3. Choosing good Torrents
If you want to download a file using Torrent, there are so many uploads will be available on the Internet. Choose the good Torrent with good peer exchange rate. Poor peers and seeders ratios cause slow download speed uTorrent. Peers and Seeders ratios are the most important factor to before choosing a Torrent. A good ratio of Peers and Seeders helpful to download your file significantly at higher speeds.
4. Download Simultaneously
Most of us make a list of torrents in the queueing method. This will make a mixed bag and takes a lot of time to complete all. My personal suggestion is to download each torrent one by one, it will definitely show good results.
5. Speed Limits
Always maximize the download speed and limit the upload rate. Limiting the upload rate will save your bandwidth and improves your download speeds.