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Monthly Data transfer / bandwidth for common BH tools?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by johndea, Nov 3, 2011.

  1. johndea

    johndea Regular Member

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    If I'm renting a capped VPS, what is the monthly data transfer I should expect from common BH tools, like ScrapeBox, Link Wheel Bandit, Xrumer, AMR, etc.?

    (Please don't tell me to rent uncapped. I'm just kicking the tires here.)
     
  2. kpreet

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    BUMP, because i need this as well.
     
  3. PurpleSEO

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    another bump for a question i need answered too! :)
     
  4. johndea

    johndea Regular Member

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    surely someone knows?
     
  5. HelloInsomnia

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    That depends on the tool you use and how you use it. If you are going to be running the tools everyday I would try and find a VPS provider that isn't capped. If it is shoot for 1 TB+ transfer a month.
     
  6. ivan89

    ivan89 Registered Member

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    I'd also like to know this.
    Thanks OP for bringing this up
     
  7. PurpleSEO

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    thanks for the response insomnia.

    anyone else?
     
  8. 2makemoney

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    I'll say about 5tb per month sounds good, that is if you use scarpebox and xrumer constantly. For AMR I don't need that much something like 5GB is fine. So a total of 5.005tb if you want to use all those tools.

    If this is a big concern for you, look for unmetered ones. That way you won't get a surprise fee at the end.
     
  9. Expertpeon

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    I checked my logs once with my ISP (I have fibre to my house 100mbps dedicated).

    I used between 1-1.5 terabytes/mth on average. The max was over 2TB when I ran 6-7 clients of scrapebox 24 hours a day + other SEO tools on top of them most of the time.
     
  10. johndea

    johndea Regular Member

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    Really? That seems low given other people's reports.
    On the other hand, I've read your posts in the past and find you to be quite credible.
     
  11. dannyduberstein

    dannyduberstein Junior Member

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    yea those don't match my numbers at all. that's way low.
     
  12. kpreet

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    5tb sounds too high :|
    1 tb sounds low for 6-7 instances 24/7

    go inbetween :p
     
  13. Expertpeon

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    Not sure how much xrumer would add... I don't own it.
    The #s I am running now are probably higher than I used to do... not sure.

    5TB seems more than ample...could be wrong, you'd have to see how much you use it.

    I don't harvest URLs the way normal people harvest URLs for blog commenting (AA list creation anyway)
    That could be responsible for the difference.
    The system I use generally grabs 60mb of blog links+ without using more than about 60mb of bandwidth.
     
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  14. shurk

    shurk Junior Member

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    Just to put some perspective on the bandwidth figures.

    A 100Mbps port maxed out 24/7 would use 33.33Tb a month (approx, and you'll never do that much anyway!)

    10Mbps = 3.33Tb
    1Gbps = 333.33Tb (Again, both approximates)
     
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  15. Expertpeon

    Expertpeon Elite Member

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    Yeah def didn't get close to maxing anything out... ever.
    Could usually do 5-6mb/s on torrents while running all of those instances.
     
  16. sukataetumba

    sukataetumba Senior Member

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    when renting a VPS specifically for running automated tools, you should always consider unmetered bandwidth.
     
  17. photoman

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    You could run a bandwidth monitor on your VPS. It would give you an approximate idea of where you're at.
     
  18. johndea

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    This is perhaps the most insightful analysis I've seen.
     
  19. kpreet

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    Also who the f*ck is your ISP, Canada has the lowest speeds/bandwidth with the highest prices. F*ck Rogers. I mad.
     
  20. dumdum4gumgum

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    for just scrapebox for a month i use a 1 tb of bandwidth