Lost 20 Gigs?!

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Iain Posted: Sun, Jun 28 2009 5:37 PM

Why is it that after I first reformatted my hardrive the max capacity went from 320GB to 298GB. Just curious, lol.

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Hard drive are sold as 1000b = 1kb Your computer reads it in binary which is 1024b = 1kb

It's cheap, but just something you have to deal with because it is not going to change. My 500GB drive I have in my laptop only has 466GBs

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indeed... Its like when you catch a fish in reverse... lol

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ice91785 replied on Mon, Jun 29 2009 8:48 AM

Der Meister:
indeed... Its like when you catch a fish in reverse...

 

WHAT?!?! Huh?

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When you catch a fish; its this big at the lake [----], and its this big at the office [------------].....lol

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