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The hard drive industry also has this problem. They adopted an incorrect yet defensible definition for 'MB', 'GB', etc. The result is that consumers and engineers have to multiply the advertised MB by 95%, GB by 93%, TB by 91%, PB by 89%, EB by 87%, etc. This will only get worse as storage sizes increase.



In this case they are using for its profit the difference in GB and GiB. They do not make the GB smaller each year, or add the caches to the total size.




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