Flash Memory Size!

mreccentric Posts 24 Registration date Wednesday January 25, 2012 Status Member Last seen December 25, 2012 - Jan 25, 2012 at 04:39 AM
 Blocked Profile - Jan 25, 2012 at 05:26 AM
Hello Everyone,

We know that we get flash drives in 128,256MB....2,4,8GB... so on.
Consider a 4GB flash drive, you get available space as 3.72GB in that.
Many say the answer is Manufacturers use GB as 1000MB and so on,
Operation systems use GB as 1024MB and so on.
So, when you do calc you get 3.72 as the answer.

My Ques is: If flash drives hold 2,4,8,16 law, then it should have 4194304K of memory, but whereas it actually has 3900702K of memory. This contradicts the theory of 2,4,8....16,32...

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Jan 25, 2012 at 05:26 AM

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