Can I improve the download speed?

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Can I improve the download speed?

I'm running a script with /ini=nul to synchronize files. When I download files from the server to my client, I get about 40 Mbits/sec. The ping time to the server is around 30 msec. Is there any way to improve the download speed? I tried -rawsettings SendBuf=524288 but that didn't help. I'm using Win7 Pro.

EDIT: This is for FTP.

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Re: Can I improve the download speed?

And do you have a reason to believe that you can get more than 40 Mbits/sec? Do get more in any other FTP client?

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Re: Can I improve the download speed?

martin wrote:

And do you have a reason to believe that you can get more than 40 Mbits/sec? Do get more in any other FTP client?
I just did some tests:
Win7 built-in FTP: 105 Mbits/sec
Filezilla:          60 Mbits/sec
WinSCP FTP:         40 Mbits/sec
For the Win7 screenshot below, 40157573 * 8 / 3.06 / 1000000 = 105 Mbits/sec
For the Filezilla screenshot, 7.3 * 8.192 = 60 Mbits/sec

Description: 40157573 * 8 / 3.06 / 1000000 = 105 Mbits/sec

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Re: Can I improve the download speed?

Thanks for the tests.
But for the comparison to be relevant, you need to measure the time on your own and not rely on the speed presented by the client (each may have a different algorithm to calculate it).
And for such tests, you need a transfer that takes at least dozens of seconds, and not three.

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