Way before anyone else had a 64 bit browser, a little known derivative of Firefox, known as Waterfox was available that had been compiled in 64 bits. It supports all the Firefox addons, of which one of my staple ones in DownThemAll. What is neat about the Addon is its ability to adjust the number of segments for a download. So instead of a single segment, a person is able to adjust to using multiple segments and this dramatically improves download speeds! An example is the Intel WiFi driver for Windows at well over 120MB. Slow as a normal download but chop-chop using the DownThemAll Addon in Waterfox.
Read the article over at LinkedIn here.