Re: For once, a pleasant download surprise...
- From: Paul <nospam@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 16:12:47 -0400
BTW I do find the Asus.com a lot more responsive then asus.com.tw.
Yes there are still sometime in the evening the .com site still not that
"Paul" <nospam@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message news:g3o6ok$64a$1@xxxxxxxxxxxWhen you use support.asus.com and do a download, I
think you'll be in for a pleasant surprise.
I managed to download at my full capped rate today!
(A puny 300KB/sec, but that is ADSL for you.)
On checking it out with my packet sniffer, the download
Finally - doing it right. No more screwing around with gutless
third party hosting.
We'll see how long it takes for Asus users to crush Akamai :-)
What I was referring to in my posting, is the download part
of the adventure. When you connect to support.asus.com or
support.asus.com.tw, that will be a different piece of
equipment than where the download comes from. My announcement,
is that the download phase, where the file is transferred
to your computer, is now handled by Akamai. So when the
actual download commences, it'll be faster than it used to
be. The support web page should still be as slow as it
was before - what is sped up, is the transfer rate
of the download files themselves. So when you need to
download a 100MB jumbo installer, it is now going to
take less of your time.
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