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Old July 10, 2008, 09:18 PM
Mars Mars is offline
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Originally Posted by ipaine View Post
On a side note I quickly figured out that with a drive of that size you lose about 100GB when going from the base10 that the drive manufacturers state use to the base2 that the OS uses. I mean really can't the drive manufacturers just start using base2, I know the flash manufacturers do.
To be fair, they're using they correct definition of "gigabyte", everyone else should be using "gibibyte". ;)

And I don't see the significance of this being the largest jump in HD capacity ever... measuring it by percentage might give some useful information.
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