Torrent speeds going slow

When i download films from mininova, thepiratebay, isohunt or btjunkie my downloads go slow they stay at about 300 KB/s when about 3 mounts ago i used to get an average download speed of about 900 KB/s to 1MB/s i have not changed any settings in utorrent i have not done anything different it is just going slow i am with virgin media and i have 10meg internet do you know why it is going slow thanks.

Knowing Virgin media (I’m with them too) you are probably being capped.

Please check your Firewall logfile, this could be caused because of blocking ICMP traffic Type 3 code 3 etc… This will result in higher timeout’s and there for cause performance degration on P2P traffic.