July 31st, 2003, 10:53 AM
There are 2 ways to convert from KB to say MB or GB. There's a binary conversion and a decimal conversion. The official SI standard dictates that K,M and G are multiples of 1000. This is also the standard harddisk manufactures use. Your computer however uses binary conversion (1024 or 2^10).
So binary conversion is:
Decimal conversion (SI standard):
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July 31st, 2003, 12:54 PM
The funny thing is that some HD manuefacturers **** with this system even in a worse way..
stealing multiple GB's off a Big Harddisk..
ASCII stupid question, get a stupid ANSI.
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July 31st, 2003, 12:58 PM
Actually 2bits is half a nybble.
Originally posted here by fourdc
2 bits equals a quarter (LOL)
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July 31st, 2003, 03:24 PM
welll 4 bits equals a nibble....
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