Um, this is not Rocket Science but someone asked (can’t find the post) why they ‘lost’ some GB’s on their new HDD.

Marketers are liars! Bits, bytes & MegaBytes are counted in 10’s when we all know that 1024KB = 1 MB, here a little conversion table

Format GB

Decimal 200.00

Binary(1024) 186.26

Decimal 180.00

Binary 167.64

Decimal 160.00

Binary 149.01

Decimal 140.00

Binary 130.39

Decimal 120.00

Binary 111.76

Decimal 100.00

Binary 93.13

Decimal 80.00

Binary 74.51

Decimal 60.00

Binary 55.88

Decimal 40.00

Binary 37.25

Decimal 20.00

Binary 18.63

Decimal 12.00

Binary 11.18

Decimal 10.00

Binary 9.31

Decimal 6.00

Binary 5.59

Decimal 2.10

Binary 1.96

Decimal 1.20

Binary 1.12