Formatted old 100gb mac but only 80 available?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Sweener88, Sep 13, 2009.

  1. Sweener88 macrumors 6502

    Sweener88

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    Hi!

    I just got a new mbp and was formating my old one which was 100gb but after the install 10.5 theres only 80gb left! is that normal?! i dont remeber it being that small?:confused:
     
  2. iBookG4user macrumors 604

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    A 100GB hard drive is actually about 93GB due to base 2 vs base 10. And Leopard takes up ~11GB of space, so it sounds about right.
     

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