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Why Pendrive Storage or Hard disk storage is smaller than advertised ?
Oct 16, 2014
We all use pendrives,memorycards to store data and even hard disks. But when we observe the size of that storage device, For a 4 GB pendrive, only 3.6 GB is usable, and for 8 GB pendrive ,7.56 GB only usable. Here is the reason for that Question.. We know that 1KB=1024 Bytes 1MB=1024 KB 1GB=1024 MB But during Manufacturing process. They calculate as 1KB=1000 Bytes 1MB=1000 KB 1GB=1000 MB For this reason the storage will be less.