When a HDD is 1000 GB's...

Is it really 1000 gigabytes (one terabyte or 10^12) or a tebibyte (2^40)?
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  1. Why ?
  2. HDD manufacturers specify capacity in terabytes rather than tebibytes. So a 1TB drive has 10^12 bytes.

    You can confirm this by multiplying the total number of sectors by 512 bytes per sector.
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