Getting short changed

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ali baba
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Getting short changed

Post by ali baba » Sat Sep 05, 2015 1:19 pm

Why is it that every digital storage device is always 10-15% smaller than advertised?
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KickingWithRedLabel
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Re: Getting short changed

Post by KickingWithRedLabel » Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:12 pm

The operating system and bloatware can take up a good amount of space.
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StroppyChops
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Re: Getting short changed

Post by StroppyChops » Sat Sep 05, 2015 4:50 pm

Because bytes are measured using binary, and advertising is rounded to decimal.
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Re: Getting short changed

Post by juansweetpotato » Sat Sep 05, 2015 8:08 pm

Its true! Today I bought 32 and got 28 :? I need to buy more women to compensate.
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