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Old 10-23-2007, 05:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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so WD doesn't get sued? what about Samsung?
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:00 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I havnt either but when they say its 160GB it isnt really 160GB even without and operating system its like 150ish or something I think.
yea, my 320 gig wd is only 298 which kinda ****ed me off but whatever
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imagine the people with the Raptors ^
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yea, my 320 gig wd is only 298 which kinda ****ed me off but whatever
Actually, the hard drive companies are not lying to you. Windows is just misreporting it.
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Old 10-23-2007, 06:26 PM   #15 (permalink)
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well can i use that extra 22 gigs? or does windows block it off? if it is not accessable, then the hd manufacterers should have on the box 'only 298 gigs in windows'
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I only have western digitals.
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Old 10-23-2007, 07:51 PM   #17 (permalink)
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320GB HD = 320,000,000,000 bytes

The SI standard 10^9 = 1,000,000,000 bytes
Since its in binary, you'll see 1GB as 8^10 = 1073741824 bytes in Windows

320,000,000,000 bytes / 1073741824 bytes = 298GB

HD companies use the SI standard, so why are they getting sued?
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They same thing happened to Western Digital. I don't understand how they could get sued for doing nothing wrong.

Its like when McDonald's was sued for hot coffee spilling and burning. They had to put HOT! all over the cup - if you're that stupid, I don't think you are going to even attempt to read the cup in the first place.
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HD companies use the SI standard, so why are they getting sued?
Just like you said before.

They're just ignorant.
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I think this lawsuit is ridiculous. I hate how some people will sue for anything. I hope this person loses and has to pay a ton of money in attorney's fees.
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ya... nowadays you can sue for anything... ever heard of I'll Sue Ya by Weird Al?
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