View Full Version : Size of the SSD?

Apr 20, 2010, 05:02 PM
Hi guys, I'm wondering what snow leopard reports the size of the 128GB SSD to be. Mine is reporting at ~121GB, which seems like less than it should since Snow Leopard uses base-10 for calculating drive space now.

Apr 20, 2010, 06:09 PM
here is 120.99Gb

Apr 20, 2010, 06:20 PM
Mine reports 128.04 GB.

Apr 20, 2010, 07:49 PM
Runcore: 127.69 GB

Apr 20, 2010, 09:10 PM
What happen to my 8 gb?

Jason Beck
Apr 20, 2010, 09:17 PM
Intel 80 gb gen2 reporting as such. Well slightly under. =D

Apr 22, 2010, 01:51 PM
What happen to my 8 gb?

I'm wondering the same thing.. I could definitely use any amount of extra space that i can get

Apr 22, 2010, 06:18 PM
My stock SSD reported 120.99 and my Runcore reports just under 128 GB. I have NO CLUE as to why that would be or how it would happen? I thought it should report a stock SSD as 128 GB also??? I have always wondered what is going on here. I assume it's the drive itself reporting the way it was when manufactured or OS X was first installed on it. I got mine the day the MBA was updated, so it shipped with Leopard originally. When I installed Snow Leopard, I remember the drive space changing, but I think the size was reported inaccurately. When I first installed the Runcore SSD, I used Snow Leopard to partition the drive, so I have to assume that is somehow the difference?

Any other guesses?

Apr 23, 2010, 03:51 AM
Could it be the file system, used for indexing/mapping/bad blocks?

My 128 also reports 120.99gb

Apr 23, 2010, 07:13 AM
I JUST bought a NEW MBA last night, 128 SSD, mine too reports 120.99 as well

Apr 23, 2010, 03:27 PM
I JUST bought a NEW MBA last night, 128 SSD, mine too reports 120.99 as well

Well, that blows my theory of if Snow Leopard partitioned the drive it would be larger, as mine was partitioned with Leopard.

I have NO CLUE, still. Anyone can answer this? Why do Runcores show 128 GB while Samsungs show 120.99? I would bet these are the exact same size, but there's something with the file system and way partitioning reports size? I wonder if all are same Extended and Journaled?

Apr 24, 2010, 03:35 PM
my guess is that it isn't really a 128GB SSD. Apple really shouldn't advertise it as such, but since all of them seem to be ~121GB (the stock ones anyway) there probably isn't anything we can do about it.