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Doggabyte = a bunch of GB's

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You have it backwards, I think. A gigabyte is 1000 megabytes, which is 1000 kilobytes, which is 1000 bytes. A kibibyte is 1024 bytes, or what we commonly refer to as a kilobyte.

This is how hard drive makers always win the "1 GB = 1000 MB" argument, because they're technically correct...

A gigabyte is 2^30, which equals 1,073,741,824.

I think it goes like this:

1 megabyte = 1024 bytes

1 gigabyte = 1024 megabytes

Atleast that was the way they tought me in my CS classes.

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I've only one terabyte :(

I only have 40GB :crazy:

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,Aug 31 2004, 19:31] :omg:

so ur saying that i have one doggabyte of porn

hmm interesting :shifty:

couldnt that also be refered to as a b!tchabyte as well :woot:

for those who are slower than the average human, a female dog is also called a b!tch

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Linux, I believe, equates it as 1000 mb = 1 gb. Either way, it's always 1024 mb = 1 gb for me :)

If you do an ls -lh (long form, human readable), it defaults to powers of 1024.

You can use a --si modifier to use powers of 1000, if you prefer it expressed that way.

But, the default in Linux is 1024.

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I know, I'm at only 484GB. I feel inept now.

I have 80, I feel terribly miserable now :cry:

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I have 80, I feel terribly miserable now :cry:

I got 40 in this machine :(

I am so....... ashamed.!! :cry:

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will there be dickabyte and pussyabyte too?

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Awesome. Maybe we will be seeing a 1 Doggabyte HD in like 400 years :p

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I only have 160 gig in total and don't know what to put there since I'm on 56k and rarely download anything. But that might end soon as I am planning to go back to broadband.

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I know, I'm at only 484GB.  I feel inept now.

Just when I thought my 200GB total was large.. damn.. lol ;)

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In the UK, 1,000,000,000 is a thousand million, not a billion, a billion is a million million, 1,000,000,000,000 ;)

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I only have 80, 40, 80, and 80 (TIVO) all in different machines with one 80 close to full thanks to the size of games these days. :(

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:cry: my 40Gb HDD seems so small now :cry: :blush:

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i only knew up to pettabyte lol

interesting...

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doggabyte=1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000GB (sextillion)

i only just noticed that, sextillion? lol, did u make that up? :p

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Considering games used to take only one floppy and now they take multipale cds I can see why you might need one in the future.

Let's say we moved form a 1Mb game 20 years ago to a 1Gb game now (roughly). Or 2Mb and 2 Gb. That's only 1 order of magnetude. Maybe in 20 years we will be at 1 or 2 orders of magnetude from now.

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Let's say we moved form a 1Mb game 20 years ago to a 1Gb game now (roughly). Or 2Mb and 2 Gb. That's only 1 order of magnetude. Maybe in 20 years we will be at 1 or 2 orders of magnetude from now.

Ummm...

1 MB to 10 MB would be one order of magnitude. :p

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no matter what the debate; we'll all need about 3 doggabytes to run Longhorn.

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i only just noticed that, sextillion? lol, did u make that up? :p

Nope, that is the term in the Unites States for 1 followed by 21 zeroes, or 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000. You can look it up in a dictionary. It goes way beyond that. With each additional increase in by 1000 (?1000), you go into septillions, octillions, nonillions, decillions, etc.

Have a look at this page to boggle your mind!

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they could make programs that learn with that much data

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One word:

PORN

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holy thread resurrection :s blink.gif

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have fun defragging that

wow, i didn't even look at the date .. 2004 ?? i thought threads were removed after some years of inactivity

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that's insane .. what the hell would you store on a HD like that if there were one available :l

My first hard disk years ago was 49Mb... I struggled to fill that. I never would have thought I would need a 1Tb drive.

Now look at it, 1Tb drives are easily filled.

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