Conflicting reports of disk usage.

SOLLERBOY

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Original poster
Aug 8, 2008
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Hi guys, i have the i5 1tb. ISTAT menus says I have 873gb free after using 57gb. Activity monitor says there is 938 free after 61.59 used and disk utility says 938 free after using 61.85. This is really strange. Can anyone explain what's going on?
 

swiftaw

macrumors 603
Jan 31, 2005
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OSX uses base 10 counting, iStat uses base 2 counting.

That's my guess anyways

Edit: Finder reports 938gb in base 10 = 938,000,000,000 bytes = 873.6 * (2^30) bytes = 873.6gb in base 2
 
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