Initial block download slowed down significantly

Hi all I installed the Bitcoin node service and the initial block download started at approximately 2%/hour and this rate continued till around 80% sync. The rate has slowed down to 1%/day now. It’s still syncing so I’m not concerned but nothing has changed in my network as far as I know so I wanted to know if anyone had any trouble shooting advice for this.

I’m running it on an x86 machine, 8gigs ram, 4 cores and 2TB HDD.

Your hardware is under our recommended spec for Bitcoin. You will want 16G of RAM minimum, and an HDD is a bad idea - we highly recommend an SSD.

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