When a HDD is 1000 GB's... Tags: Hard Drives Storage Last response: November 16, 2012 6:42 PM in Storage Share rewben2 November 16, 2012 2:10:19 AM Is it really 1000 gigabytes (one terabyte or 10^12) or a tebibyte (2^40)? More about : hdd 1000 inzone a c 119 G Storage November 16, 2012 2:59:14 AM Why ? m 0 l fzabkar a c 288 G Storage November 16, 2012 6:42:59 PM 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Maxtor 1000gb hdd one touch is not working. It won't connect to Windows 7 and the light at the front won't stop flashing. Forum Maxtor 1000 gb hdd one touch 4 plus power voltage Forum Maxtor 1000 gb hdd one touch 4 plus power voltage Forum Where can I buy a 1000GB HDD? Forum SolvedOS is on 120GB SSD, but want my program files and data on my 1TB HDD Forum SolvedTIME SENSITIVE: Mobo has USB 3.0 non-internal but Case has USB 3.0 front panel & Mobo has Sata 3Gb/s but HDD is 6Gb/s Forum SolvedWhere should I install my OS ? 24 GB SSD or 1 TB HDD ? Forum SolvedTransfering OS from HDD (1TB) to Intel SSD (180GB) Forum SolvedHelp choosing new storage drive? 1TB HDD or 120Gb SDD Forum Solved1 TB HDD or 120 GB SSD Forum Solved120gb ssd+2tb hdd vs 250gb ssd +1tb hdd Forum SolvedNeither Windows 7 sp1 install disc or Windows XP sp3 on SATA hdd recognize my old 80GB ATA Hdd. Forum SolvedWill the XFX RADEON R9 290X 1000MHz 4GB DDR5 DP HDMI 2XDVI Graphics Card run Assassins Creed 4 at 60fps and at 1080p? Forum Solved500gb SSD or 120gb SSD + 500gb HDD for gaming PC? Forum SolvedOnly 25gb visible in a 1tb HDD Forum SolvedHave a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD and only one shows available Forum Solved250GB hdd shows like 2TB Forum SolvedHello sir, I have amd phenom 8450 triple core processor 2 GB Ram 500 GB HDD ASUS M2A-VM mother (AMD 690G chipset support) & op Forum SolvedWill a 300w power supply handle a core i7 processor, 8 gb ram, SSD drive, and 7200 rpm HDD drive? Forum SolvedI can't decide between a 256gb boot drive w/ 1tb hdd or one big ssd like a 500gb evo? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !