Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

extremely dumb question....


  • Please log in to reply

#1
MR0624

MR0624

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 365 posts
Ok. I have heard people say, : "I have 3.6 gigs!" and I have heard people say, : "I have 80 gigs!". Are they both refering to the hard drive? Just wondering because it seemed like a large difference.....


Thanks,
MR0624
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Guest_usetobe_*

Guest_usetobe_*
  • Guest
Hi MR0624,

Not entirely dumb, It can either refer to an old hard drive, when they were only that size ie 3.6 gb and a decent modern size of 80 gb, or the 3.6 gig could be refering to a nice fast 3.6 gig processor :tazz:
  • 0

#3
MR0624

MR0624

    Member

  • Topic Starter
  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 365 posts
Thanks....
  • 0

#4
Ojoshiro

Ojoshiro

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 146 posts
GigaHertz is clipped to 'gig' aswel? Confusing!
So now I have Memory gigs, Storage gigs and gigacycles?

Whaaaa!

I'm waiting for the gigapixel displays ;)

I think the storage 'gigs' will change to Teras soon enough.
Maybe that will lessen the confusion a bit (until processors
start running TeraHertz frequencies :tazz: )

;) ( What gig? Is Alice Cooper playing? )
Ojo
  • 0

#5
Invartact

Invartact

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 38 posts
they have a 1 terabyte hard drive now but its mainly for servers
  • 0

#6
Hemal

Hemal

    Founding Fart

  • Technician
  • 1,470 posts
1 terabyte is very nice ;)

To the original question...you can even correct them now telling them its pronounced ghz! not gig! haha gig is refered to a giabyte and ghz is the gigahertz not gig of a processer :tazz:
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP