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Mar 16 2011
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Why is my connection taking hundredths of minutes to download around 550 MB or less???!!

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Can anyone help out. Thanks

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Mar 16, 2011

I don't know why, but that sounds pretty good to me.

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Mar 17, 2011

Are you on a wireless connection? try speakeasy.net/speedtest on your PS3 and also do a speedtest @ http://www.speedtest.net/ on your computer.

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Mar 17, 2011

Hundreths of minutes? and you're complaining? "Dude, it took me 2 seconds to download a 2 gig file"

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Mar 17, 2011

I apologize for any confusion, what I meant to say is that my games were taking hundreds and hundreds of minutes to download, it would say 300+ minutes to download, anyway, I think it was the connection at the time, I was able to download and install what I wanted, sometimes my connection when it comes to downloading and installing games may vary from time to time.

How are were able to download 2GB in such a short amount of time? You used media go and/or have a great connection?

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Mar 17, 2011

Also I was downloading these games on my PSP go if there's a difference between PS3 and PSP seeing as how I don't own a PS3.

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Mar 17, 2011

He's just exaggerating

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Mar 22, 2011

I would recommend using Media Go as it is my experience that the PSP downloads very slowly and it is not worth the wait for large files.  Of course, it depends on your connection speed (try what hiptechboy suggested).  You can check if you are getting the speed you pay for and if you have any doubts you could post the result here.

"How are were able to download 2GB in such a short amount of time? You used media go and/or have a great connection?"

Kryshalis was just commenting on your mistake like I was in my first post (no offense ).  It is not meant as an exaggeration; 2 seconds is about 3 hundreths of a minute, so the "problem" in your topic could actually be a very fast connection.

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Mar 22, 2011

for my wired high speed it would be maybe 1-3 to download 1GB on wireless high speed the time would be cut in half just about but depending on how many things are connected to your internet it may take longer becausethe amount of info your router recieves is divided (sometimes unevenly causeing connection loss) among all the devices connected.

My advice is for big downloads (1GB+) use pc with wired connection.

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Mar 23, 2011

Oh, I thought you were talking about your ps3 downloads. The problem is the go only has a 802.11b radio. This means that in theory, you can get a max download speed of 11mbps. But you have to keep in mind that signal strength can also degrade its speed.

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