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 291 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 Seagate Desktop Internal 1000GB hdd showing only 128gb Forum 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 SolvedMy HDD says it is using 250 GB but the files add up to 150 GB? 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 SolvedWill the XFX RADEON R9 290X 1000MHz 4GB DDR5 DP HDMI 2XDVI Graphics Card run Assassins Creed 4 at 60fps and at 1080p? 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 Solved500gb SSD or 120gb SSD + 500gb HDD for gaming PC? Forum SolvedOnly 25gb visible in a 1tb HDD Forum Solved500gb HDD issue Forum SolvedHave a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD and only one shows available Forum Solved500GB HDD or 320GB+120GB HDD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !