18-07-2018 10:55 PM - edited 18-07-2018 10:56 PM
For everyone still stuck with this issue, I've found a bit of a work around. I tried using a VPN while download wondering if maybe the router doesn't recognise the traffic as coming from steam maybe it wouldn't be throttled? After a bit of testing I can confirm that you can get higher download speeds on Origin, Steam and Battlenet (the three I tested) by using a vpn. My vpn was capped at about 350mbits/s bandwidth so I was getting 40mbit/s downloads on all three platforms. Im pretty sure using a more expensive Gigabit VPN would push that even further, maxing out the Fibre connection. I tested this using Windscibe VPN as a friend of mine had a spare licence but something like Private Internet Access might be better as they support gigabit speeds.
Hope this helped.
19-07-2018 03:21 AM
did you use purevpn in your test? I'm using it and if you have tested please do share with me so I can check that too.
19-07-2018 12:41 PM
27-07-2018 02:55 PM
27-07-2018 03:47 PM
Unfortunately the firmware fix doesn't seem to work for me. I installed it, powercycled the router and confirmed it as running the new firmware. Im still stuck on around 8.5MB/s speeds and again, enabling a VPN increases them closer to 40MB/s.
03-08-2018 11:28 AM - edited 03-08-2018 11:32 AM
Firmware is out.
recomendation is after the firmware update turn off the ultrhub at least for a good minute or so before turning it on again.
also have IPv6 turned off.
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