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mk010
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Low hard drive capacity: 167gb

Hi,

I have Lenovo x1 carbon type 3444 (first gen) and after formatting it I've noticed its hard drive capacity is quite weird. I know this model comes with 128gb or 256gb hard drives, and mine is showing 167gb.

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I know that the avilable memory effectivly translates to less than what advertised beacuse of the approximation that 1024~1k, so I would expect that my storage will be around 237gb.

 

I tried looking in the disk managment if I forgot to allocate partions, but it looks like I use all the avilable memory:Capture2.PNG

 

 

 I've never added or removed any of the original laptop hardware. 

Do you have any explanation to this unsual hard drive capacity?

 

Thanks in advance!

 

 

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Re: Low hard drive capacity: 167gb

Hi,

 

Some X1C 1st gen models came with a "180G SSD":

 

http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/withdraw/ThinkPad_X1_Carbon_1st_Gen.pdf

 

http://www.lenovo.com/psref/pdf/withdraw/ThinkPad_X1_Carbon_1st_Gen_WE.pdf

 

FWIW,

Z.


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Re: Low hard drive capacity: 167gb

120GB, 180GB and 240GB are also available sizes on that model.  It looks like you have a 180GB one. 


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