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Monero syncing via the daemon can take days/weeks. Where can I download the entire 50GB+ monero blockchain from a fast connection?

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  • Why does it take days/weeks ? Do you have a a slow HD ? If so, downloading the chain won't help. It'd only help if the bottleneck is your network connection to other peers, and somehow the blockchain.raw download site is faster, but that's unlikely.
    – user36303
    Jun 9, 2018 at 12:51

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The current blockchain can be downloaded from https://downloads.getmonero.org/blockchain.raw

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    Do I have to unzip this .raw file or just copy it to my .bitmonero folder's root directory? What do I do with this after downloading it? Dec 26, 2018 at 21:56
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  • @jtgrassie is there an alternative source like torrent? Because sometimes, the speed of server decrease and becomes very very low. Nov 24, 2019 at 16:36
  • There's really no point to use the .raw file these days. Better to just let the daemon sync the blockchain from the p2p nodes.
    – jtgrassie
    Nov 24, 2019 at 18:59
  • Why didn't they post lmdb insted? You need to wait import after downloading, which is slow as hell. May 8, 2022 at 18:32

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