Well colour my face egg-white. I was complaining a bunch about Steam downloading slowly and it turns out there’s an easy fix if it’s on Steam’s end and not your own.
Now I’m guessing everyone and their dog knows how to solve this but in case you don’t know I thought I’d chuck up a little thing here. It’s quite a simple fix.
Click up top of the Steam program “Steam” menu option and then Settings and then go to Downloads. Just change the server to another one that’s near by. For me the server it auto-selected was UK - London, which I’m guessing is overloaded as the piles of nerds such as myself download games and updates on a Friday night.
Switched it to UK - Manchester and restarted Steam, my 7 hour download is now going to be done in 15 minutes.