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Please increase limit of maximum piece size

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When creating torrents, please add possibility in the droplist to select 8MB, 16MB, 32MB and 64MB piece sizes. Now 4MB is maximum.

I understand reasons for small pieces. But on gigabit networks with 100GB torrents and a few users 64MB piece size is just right. With only 4MB piece size, if speed is 20MB/s then its five pieces overhead per second. Not optimal. And also torrent file becomes too large.

Now instead of using Ctrl+N in uTorrent I must download separate application to create torrents just because it allows to select larger piece sizes than 4MB.

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µTorrent lets you use larger pieces, but only if using 2MB (I think) will yield more than 65536 pieces.

5 pieces/second will work just fine anyway.

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on gigabit networks with 100GB torrents and a few users 64MB piece size is just right. With only 4MB piece size, if speed is 20MB/s then its five pieces overhead per second. Not optimal. And also torrent file becomes too large.

The torrent file becomes too large? Relative to what? The 100gb torrent? :D

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When creating torrents, please add possibility in the droplist to select 8MB, 16MB, 32MB and 64MB piece sizes. Now 4MB is maximum.

I understand reasons for small pieces. But on gigabit networks with 100GB torrents and a few users 64MB piece size is just right. With only 4MB piece size, if speed is 20MB/s then its five pieces overhead per second. Not optimal. And also torrent file becomes too large.

Now instead of using Ctrl+N in uTorrent I must download separate application to create torrents just because it allows to select larger piece sizes than 4MB.

i think 8MB, 16MB is enough!

not that it's impossible but are pieces larger than 4MB mentioned in the bittorrent documentation?

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How exactly does utorrent allow higher piece sizes? I had 400+gb torrents which still used 4mb pieces, even though it meant that the .torrent file had over 100k pieces inside.

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No, there's no reason for that to be the case. Really, it's just that large pieces can cause a lot of bandwidth to be wasted for hashfailed pieces or redundant data.

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oops, for NO reason go over 4 MB !!!

actually, what if maximun size is limited to 2 MB?

how many clients have gigabit bandwidths? 1% ? less?

anything above 2 MB shares very bad among 'normal' clients, not to mention slow uploaders!

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I would really want to see this function in uTorrent too.

8 and 16MB piece sizes are very handy.

Especially for private trackers, where the upload speed of all users is generally very high.

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µTorrent will gladly load torrents with larger piece sizes, but it won't let you create them. We might add support for that though.

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