iStat disk usage inacurate?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Sweener88, Nov 6, 2009.

  1. Sweener88 macrumors 6502

    Sweener88

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    I downloaded istat for my menu bar but the disk usage is always 7gb off? any ideas?
     
  2. Jolly Jimmy macrumors 65816

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    Any chance you're on Snow Leopard? The new finder counts in base 10, whereas the old finder and all your apps count in base 2.
     
  3. Sweener88 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    oh!!! yes actually!!!! hmm what one is more accuate then? lol sorry if thats a noob question :rolleyes:
     
  4. Sweener88 thread starter macrumors 6502

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    im an idiot. theres an option in the preferences pane. sorry guys!
     
  5. Jolly Jimmy macrumors 65816

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    They are both just as accurate. See this for some more info.
     

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