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Total File Sizes for Full ROMset / CHDs

Self explanatory question. Was trying to plan my roll out, started to get jdownloader going and noticed there were 30k+ ROMs. I was curious if anyone had ballpark estimates (or exact ones) for the file sizes for the full CHD folder and the full .237 romset for Mame.

https://bda.retroroms.info:82/downloads/mame/mame-0237-full/

https://bda.retroroms.info:82/downloads/mame/CHDs/

 

Thanks!

The Mame 0.237 ROM set is about 72 GiB in size, the CHD set is about 560 GiB.

There's a download limit of 100 files per 24 hours with a standard account so you'll probably need to upgrade your account.
https://www.retroroms.info/m/membership/index/

 
 
 

Thank you very much! I upgraded to Premium.

Side question, is there any way to download the CHD folder in bulk? It seems because they are all individual folders that I would have to download them... 1 by 1.

Pointing out that you don't have to download every single one because most of those you won't care about it. Pinball for example. Skip on the ones in RED on MAME as well. Save a ton of space.

 

Pointing out that you don't have to download every single one because most of those you won't care about it. Pinball for example. Skip on the ones in RED on MAME as well. Save a ton of space.

 I agree.  Do you really need multiple copies of CHD's for games that don't even work?  I've been following MAME since 1999 and for years I was a PokeROM and downloaded every MAME ROM, working or not.  It was cool for a few years, but then it got to be more of a chore rather than an enjoyment.  For all of those folks out there that must have a complete set - I guarantee that you will never play or even load all of the games.  Do yourself a huge favor and save yourself time and frustration and prune your list and really think about what exactly it is that you actually want or care about.  I haven't had a complete set of MAME ROMs in years and honestly, I'm not missing them.  I really do not want nor care about having multiple copies of the same game.  I simplified my list and have only the games I am familiar with or would have seen in my local arcade, convenience store or game store.  Then again, most (not all) of the people posting on this site probably never even seen an arcade.  :)

that's your opinion and that is fine :-) from a collector's view it must be complete :-P