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  Post #9 (permalink)   01-29-2016, 01:53 PM
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Originally Posted by Harv45 View Post
Thanks you for the information, please correct me if I am wrong on how I am looking at this

so we have..
GB meaning 1,000MB
and then
GiB meaning 1,024MiB?

Is why my provider are not in the wrong for adverting the specs advertised? As "GB" technically does means 1,000MB?
Technically, yes -- especially if the OS is also using GB for disk and file size. At these sizes it doesn't matter much. But if you start purchasing storage in the terabyte range its good to ask the provider
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