Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

Are you a Steam-game lover? Do you have many collection of Steam Game? If the answer is yes, it means you have the same hobby with SOT. SOT also often played free game from Steam, for example 5 Latest Exciting from Steam which SOT reviewed yesterday. Probably, because of so many cool game from Steam, gamers started to come and fulfill server from each free game, so the game became so slow and got lagged.

If you ever experienced the same incident, you can follow SOT’s tips here. This time, SOT will discuss about how to accelerate steam connection, also its game download:

You can follow this SOT tips if you don’t do any process of download, streaming, chat, browsing, or update software when this tips is done.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

 

Select New Server

First of all, visit this link, here you’ll find graphic detail about steam bandwidth 48 hours ago.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

This graphic showed you how busy this server’s bandwidth, shorter the graphic, less gamers playing in the server. However, you should search nearest server with you, and also the shorter graphic. For example, when you’re in Indonesia, select Singapore or Malaysia server. Don’t choose New Zealand server since eventhough the graphic is short, the location is a bit far from internet connection you had.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

To select new server in Steam, you’d just have to open Steam. Then select Steam -> Settings -> Download + Clouds menu. In Download region select the nearest region and provide short graphic. Also decide connection you used in Approximate speed of yout internet connection menu then click on Ok.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

Then Steam will need to restart, do restart so that the setting you use would be succeed.

 

Improving Windows Speed

There’s another way you can use to accelerate Steam speed, but it is common to do and it’s not special to improve Steam. Not only accelerate Steam, it will also improve common internet speed. By using Windows QoS Packet Scheduler you can accelerate and remove the limitation of download speed.

Here’s the tips

Click on Win+R and type on gpedit.msc, then press enter.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

Then there will be displayed Window Local Group Policy Editor, open folder Computer Configuration -> Administrative Templates -> Network -> QoS Packet Scheduler.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

On the right panel, double-click in Limit Reversible Bandwidth, then select Enable and fill in Bandwith limit with 0%. Then, click on Apply and OK.

Tips to Accelerate Game Download and Connection in Steam

 

But the real speed is still depend on the provider you use, whether using modem or cable. If you use fast internet, then you’ll feel the difference.

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Travis Brice is a computer technician and also father of two cute children. After 6 years of hard work at telecommunication company, he decides to quit his job and build his own business. Now he also writes for Spyontech on his spare time. He loves to write about operating system, especially Microsoft Windows.

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