battery capacity worries

Discussion in 'Macintosh Computers' started by cyberone, Dec 26, 2005.

  1. cyberone macrumors regular

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    hi - got this little utility "capacity meter" for the battery of a 17" PB

    am a little worried that after 3 recharges the battery status is already down to

    92 %

    how come?

    or is a lower-than-100-%-capacity intentional?

    tks for any feedback -
     
  2. mad jew Moderator emeritus

    mad jew

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    Do you mean it's holding 92% of its possible charge or do you mean it says it's total capacity is 92% of what it originally was? :)
     
  3. cyberone thread starter macrumors regular

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    92 percent of what it originally was (of the original 5800 units).

    whereas it says battery capacity at 92 percent is still "excellent".

    anybody else with this utility and similar data?
     

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