Actually, you have it the wrong way. 1M = 1000 K (1024 K if we're being accurate, but hey, who's counting) 1G = 1000 M 1T = 1000 G And the ironic thing is that Microsoft Windows 2000 still won't be satisfied. At 03:17 PM 6/4/01 +0000, you wrote: >correct me if i'm wrong, but i think that sometimes 1K = 1000 >meg...usually when dealing with hard drives. i seem to remember hearing >the HD manufacturers use the 1K = 1000 meg conversion cause it makes the >HD seem bigger than using 1K = 1024 megs. > >If you look at the fine print in alot of computer ads these days, some of >them say "1 GB = 1 billion bytes," which is, of course, not 100% >accurate... > >#airyk > >On Sun, 3 Jun 2001, CDitty wrote: > > What is a k and how big is it? > > How many times will it go into 1 meg? 1024 times right? > > How big is a gig? 1,024,000? > >-- >airyk at sdf.lonestar.org >SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org > > >--------------------------------------- >For unsubscribe and other options, including >the Tip Harvester and archive of TheList go to: >http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !