Disk Space

Discussion in 'Macintosh' started by Geffy, Dec 9, 2004.

  1. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    Just wondering, how much storage space does the base installation of OSX take up?
     
  2. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Read the first questions thread thingie that is stickied at the top of the page in this category.

    There is some indescrepency, but it should be no more than 4 GB if you add the coding tools like Xcode and whatnot. Also, possibly removing some of the free apps that come with your install, might clear it up just a bit.
     
  3. SPeedY_B

    SPeedY_B I may actually be insane.

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    2.0GB, 3.5GB if you install all the developer tools. I'm sure it's all in the documentation that comes with OSX when you buy it ;)
     
  4. X-Istence

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    Well, i guessed to high. But then again there was THPS included at 1.1 Gb :p.
     
  5. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    ah, many thanks

    just wondering what I would be left with as "storage" space ;)
     
  6. X-Istence

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    I use 1 GB for music, 5 GB for iPhoto and the rest is documents and random crud i have lying around. It leaves me with 15 GB out of the 30 GB with a swap of 4 GB.