What do you think about these 2 internet tweaks?

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  1. berryracer

    berryracer Suspended Member

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    Does this really help or not?

    1) In firefox, set "network.http.pipelining" to True and change "network.http.pipelining.maxrequests" to 10 or greater

    2) Eliminate Bandwidth Reserves

    Microsoft enables bandwidth reserves on its operating systems by default, eliminating up to 20% of your maximum bandwidth on every upload and download. You can disable this reserve in Windows 7 fairly easily. Open the Local Group Policy Editor by typing "gpedit.msc" into the Start menu search and opening the resulting listing. Once the Editor is open, open the "Computer Configuration," "Administrative Templates," and "Network" folders, then select the "QoS Packet Scheduler" item. Right-click the "Limit Reserved Bandwidth" option, selecting "Properties" from the context menu. Enable the limit, then change the limit amount to 0 in order to disable any reserves. Reboot Windows 7 to let the change take effect

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    "Pipelining reduces network load and can reduce page loading times over high-latency connections, but not all servers support it. Some servers may even behave incorrectly if they receive pipelined requests."

    Source: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.http.pipelining

    "Possible values and their effects: Any integer from 1 to 8 inclusive determines the maximum number of requests to pipeline at once. A value of 1 disables pipelining. (Default: 4)
    Recommended settings: Higher values will cause a delay before the first request completes but will make the last request complete sooner. Higher values will also cause more of a delay if a connection fails."

    Source: http://kb.mozillazine.org/Network.http.pipelining.maxrequests

    "This tweak applies only to Windows versions that have Qos Packet Scheduler enabled. It will ONLY have effect in the presence of running QoS applications."

    Source: http://www.speedguide.net/articles/windows-7-vista-2008-tweaks-2574
     
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    I would move httprequests to 6. That's it.
     
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    Thank you very much for the time you took to go through each point in detail!

    I have set the max requests to 6 as Hungry Man suggested as well
     
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    There are some AV's that do not like pipelining (because of local proxy), Kaspersky being one of them.
     
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    any proof to back that up? because ive havent experienced any problems so far
     
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    Just the first search result:
    http://forum.kaspersky.com/index.php?showtopic=96369

    A little dated but from my understanding this is still the case.
     
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