Peer 2 Peer vs. Direct Copy
Well I was testing which would be faster to copy 276MB file between computers today. Direct copying from one computer to another over my wireless network took about 5 minutes at about 1MBps download speed that change randomly when windows felt like doing so. Next I tested the Peer 2 Peer (p2p) copying it only took 4 minutes with one server hosting the torrent and one client downloading the torrent on my network. I got speeds up to 1.1MBps and speed would drop a little when I was using the network heavy, which is normal to see. I can decrease my download time by adding two to three more server hosting the same torrent file which would increase the places the torrent can download pieces from. So in the future more testing of this theory of p2p being faster than direct copying over a local network. Tell me what you think or if you have any ideas or thoughts on this. Love to hear from people.
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