BitTorrent is a dream for downloading things fast, no matter what the file is. However, some just don't see the light, and it might be because their settings are just not set up correctly.
TorrentFreak has the answer. They just compiled a list of 20 tips that should help you get your download, and upload, rates to the max. They include the list of ISP's that are throttling BitTorrent traffic, and how to get around it, and even what are the perfect settings for your internet connection.
View the list here.