Macbook Battery Charge

Discussion in 'MacBook' started by hotalby, May 27, 2008.

  1. hotalby macrumors newbie

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    #1
    Im at 124 cycles but 96% battery life... is this normal or should i bring it in and ask for a new battery?
    thanks

    Macbook 3,1
    2.0 C2D - 4 gbs of RAM, 80 gb HD
     
  2. mavherzog macrumors 6502

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    Sounds about right to me.
     
  3. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

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  4. ZiggyPastorius macrumors 68040

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    I'm at 229 cycles, 6 months, and 99% maximum capacity compared to original...am I super lucky or something?
     
  5. SFStateStudent macrumors 604

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    I know someone has posted that at about (300) cycles you may be looking for a new battery, but I've seen them last quite a bit longer. Impressive, despite the number of cycles over a (6) month period. It looks like it's still going strong. :cool:
     
  6. mooshi00 macrumors newbie

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