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Gordon
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      12-15-2003
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:18:24 +1300, T.N.O. wrote:

> Me thinks that you need to re-read that one again... shouldn't it be
> 1024KB in 1MB?


That is the point. What is a MB?

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Gordon
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      12-15-2003
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 14:13:39 +1300, DaveD wrote:

> bad hair day ???
>
> I am having one too


Cut it all off. Next please

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Jerry
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      12-15-2003
On Sun, 14 Dec 2003 23:44:58 GMT, Dave Taylor
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>Jerry <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
>news:(E-Mail Removed) :
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>> On Sun, 14 Dec 2003 05:56:43 GMT, Dave Taylor
>> <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote:
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>>>"Russell Smithies" <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in
>>>news:HSOCb.28501$(E-Mail Removed):
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>>>> 120GB drives seem to only format to 112GB
>>>
>>>That is usually because of the counting method used by hard drive
>>>manufactures. It is the old 1024 bits make a byte, but not in hard
>>>drives story.
>>>Ciao, Dave

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>> 8 bits make a byte, in most modern PCs anyway, in the RAM or the HDD.
>> Some extra bits if you have parity or ECC.
>>
>> Jerry
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>My mistake, I meant 1024 Kilobytes per Gig.
>Ciao, Dave


I should have put a smiley in there, I knew what you meant. I hope
this doesn't restart that thread though

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Jerry
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      12-15-2003
On Mon, 15 Dec 2003 13:22:09 +1300, Petrushka
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>Dave Taylor wrote:
>> Nicolaas Hawkins <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in news:Xns9451C3C635895nrph@
>> 202.37.66.2:
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>>>On 14 Dec 2003, Dave Taylor wrote
>>>
>>>
>>>>It is the old 1024 bits make a byte,
>>>
>>>Uhh .... they DO? Oh, my!
>>>
>>>>but not in hard drives story.
>>>>Ciao, Dave

>>
>> Yeah , I know, I was wrong, I meant 1024 Kilobytes per gig
>> Cioa, Dave

>
>Perhaps you mean 1024 Kilobytes per meg


Or 1024 bits in a really fat byte, I think I woke up with her and a
hangover one morning
 
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T.N.O.
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      12-15-2003
Gordon wrote:
>>Me thinks that you need to re-read that one again... shouldn't it be
>>1024KB in 1MB?


> That is the point. What is a MB?


a mibi byte... a measue of data size on a particular storage medium
 
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Nicolaas Hawkins
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      12-16-2003
On 15 Dec 2003, Dave Taylor wrote

> Nicolaas Hawkins <(E-Mail Removed)> wrote in

news:Xns9451C3C635895nrph@
> 202.37.66.2:
>
>> On 14 Dec 2003, Dave Taylor wrote
>>
>>> It is the old 1024 bits make a byte,

>>
>> Uhh .... they DO? Oh, my!
>>
>>
>>> but not in hard drives story.
>>> Ciao, Dave

>>

>
> Yeah , I know, I was wrong, I meant 1024 Kilobytes per gig
> Cioa, Dave
>
>


Nope. Third time lucky?

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Dave Taylor
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      12-16-2003

Does it really matter? I was wrong.
Next time I will just tell the poster to
Google, or maybe I will google before posting....
Ciao, Dave.

Oh look what google found me.
http://www.hosthelp.com/sizematters.php
http://familyinternet.about.com/cs/c.../aa052401a.htm
 
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