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3 years ago#1
So I enjoy watching streams on twitch and recently got into Origin cause of the humble bundle. So I download battlefield 3 and was able to watch lag free streaming of Starcraft 2. When I use Steam the twitch stream lags. So what is Origin doing differently than Steam?
3 years ago#2
Origin never used my full bandwidth to download, seems it doesn't for a lot of others either. I only ever got 3/4 or so of the speed on Origin that I did on Steam. Perhaps it's the same for you.
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3 years ago#3
Origin adapts.
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3 years ago#4
Thanks. I found a way to limit the download on Steam.
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