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1st Build HDD problem

By dfolsom77
Jan 12, 2007
  1. Ok so just completed my first build.

    Everything went smooth. Very smooth actually. My only problem that I have noticed is with the memory that is listed for the HDD.
    I have a Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD2500KS 250GB 7200 RPM SATA 3.0Gb

    For some reason it will only recognize 230gb. Anyone know what could be causing this? any help will be much appreciated.
  2. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    It's caused by mathmatics. It's the way the drive manufacturers list and calculate the number of bytes, megs and gigs. Perfectly normal.
  3. dfolsom77

    dfolsom77 TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 29


    Thanks for the response. It makes me feel alot better knowing that this is normal and not anything I might have done to cause this.
    Thanks again.
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