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 ? fzabkar a c 234 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. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumMaxtor 1000 gb hdd one touch 4 plus power voltage ForumWhere can I buy a 1000GB HDD ? ForumNew 3tb HDD shows 746 gb ForumMaxtor 1000 gb hdd one touch 4 plus power voltage ForumReplacement of bad sata hdd on HP Pavillion d 1000 e not recognized. ForumFirst PC - i7 3770, P8Z77, GTX 650, Corsair 16 GB , Seagate HDD , ForumMaxtor 1000gb one touch 4 plus ForumAll SSD vs HDD + SSD. Can I get away with a 256 GB ? Forum160 GB HDD on XP ForumI install a 1 tb hdd and it show up as a 931 gb drive in windows 7 ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumIDE HDD to Sata Motherboard via Bidirectional Adaptor ForumBest setup of SSD/HDD on new build ForumWhat to do when system shows warning related to hard drive ForumNew PC - HDD failure ? Forum[Solved] SSD + HDD RAID 0 Help ForumWD Scorpio 500G laptop HDD sometimes recognized by Desktop ForumBest way to set up 120gb SSD and 1tb HDD? Z68 Motherboard ForumCan't locate new HDD ForumChanging HDD in laptop More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !