I am also waiting now for 6 months for SIA deposits to reflect! NO feedback from HitBTC regardless of multiple emails sent to their support and legal department. EXTREMELY BAD SERVICE from HitBTC and I would not recommend anybody to use their services or rather lack thereof!
In my case too it takes several days to synchronize and my computer. My internet speed was not so much. It around 20 Mbps, my CPU is an i5 of only a few years old and while the consensus file is not on an SSD, it is on a speedy 7200rpm HDD. Of course, I also added extra nodes from
I personally do not see any lasting price increas for a utility coin like SIA until there is a solid utilization of the storage it is born to pay for... I'd not bet for SC as an investment veichle, honestly