TW <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've got an old HDD Western Digital Caviar 33200.
> The label on the drive says that the capacity of the
> disk is 32493 MB (6296 cyl. 16 heads 63 spt.)
> However information in the Internet says that it is
> 3.2 GB, ~6296 Cylinders, ~16 heads, ~63 spt
That is correct.
> During a try of Windows XP installation it shows 3099 MB but the disk can be
That is using binary MBs. A binary MB has 1024*1024 bytes.
> So what is the capacity of the Caviar 33200?
3,249,340,416 bytes http://wdc.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/wdc....i=&p_topview=1