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HD Size Reporting Wrong

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rcillig

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Jan 2, 2003
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Nebraska USA
Justa a bit currious as why my 160gig SATA Seagate shows up as 149gig's ? Also on my other PC my 40gig shows as a 37gig ?
 

merlinx29

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Sep 2, 2001
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the advertised size of HDD is considering that 1000MB=1GB but in reality 1024MB= 1GB. You always have a bit less space than what the box said, the bigger the drive the more the space diffrence