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Old Feb 19, 2008, 11:19 AM   #10
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Originally Posted by Razeus View Post
i am to an extent, but that doesn't mean i'm happy with the way things are being advertised as we move up into higher capacities.
You misunderstand the problem. The problem is all the stupid programs that keep clinging on to kilo-, mega-, giga-, tera-, etc byte as powers of 2. While in science these prefixes denote a power of 10.
A gigawatt is a gigawatt just like a gigabyte is a gigabyte. You are getting what is advertised, that is 10^12 bytes.
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