Wear N Tear Tags: Hard Drives Data Recovery Partition Storage Last response: June 24, 2010 6:33 PM in Storage Share tpho2500 June 24, 2010 12:43:00 PM Hi, I bought a 250GB HDD 2 years ago and now it is listed as 220GB. I only have 1 Partition, no recovery etc. I know that HDDs wear out over time but does the OS automatically update itself to show the amount of space available after HDD wear? More about : wear tear sturm a b G Storage June 24, 2010 6:33:40 PM 232.8 GB should be the formatted size of a 250 GB drive. Go into disk management and see if there is any unused space on the drive. What does the bios show as the size? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SATA Pins - Wear and Tear Question. Forum Wear and tear, due to overclocking. Forum control stick wear and tear Forum dvd wear and tear Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !