a few people have asked me about boosting BitTorrent download speeds. while it's always going to take hours to download GBs from BitTorrent "torrents," you can improve your performance significantly. I used these resources to make my download speeds much faster:
- the BitTorrent FAQ and guide.
- I use the BitComet client. there are a number of speed guides for BitComet.
- another consideration is port forwarding for your router (e.g., NetGear Router Port Forwarding).
- you can also run an online Speed Test to see how your connection is faring.
BTW - if you can't find the torrent you're looking for, try BTJunkie. it boasts the largest torrent search engine.