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I have 9 gigs of space on my PS3 but it is telling me I don't have enough space

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2 years ago#1
for a 5 gig download. What gives? Has anyone had this problem before?
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2 years ago#2
You need double the space of the download so it has space to install.

Free up another gig and you'll be good.
2 years ago#3
Thats because when you want to download something you must have twice the space needed. For example, if you want to download a 5 gig game you must have 10 gigs free in your ps3.

Edit: i got ninja'd
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2 years ago#4
These topics need to stop.

You can assume that any massive download, will be downloaded in the background, and background downloads require twice the space...

Think for a sec, as you sit there looking at your install icon of 5 gig......you're then left with 4 gig to install it.
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2 years ago#5
killak posted...
These topics need to stop.

You can assume that any massive download, will be downloaded in the background, and background downloads require twice the space...

Think for a sec, as you sit there looking at your install icon of 5 gig......you're then left with 4 gig to install it.


Not every console gamer has the background knowledge to know these kind of things
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2 years ago#6
From: GoatJugSoup | #005
killak posted...
These topics need to stop.

You can assume that any massive download, will be downloaded in the background, and background downloads require twice the space...

Think for a sec, as you sit there looking at your install icon of 5 gig......you're then left with 4 gig to install it.


Not every console gamer has the background knowledge to know these kind of things


That explains so much.
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2 years ago#7
lol, some of you guys need to chill. Thanks for those that answered my question.
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2 years ago#8
From: GoatJugSoup | #005
Not every console gamer has the background knowledge to know these kind of things


You mean common sense?
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2 years ago#9
This topic has been made like 20 times today, use the damn search.
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2 years ago#10
lol, you guys should really get off of your high horse.
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