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330 180 gb size report

Hello, I just purchased a INTEL 330/180 GB SSD to use as a boot drive for my PC build using the ASRock 970 Extreme3 MB, the drive appears to be recognized by Windows 7 Pro 64 bit as a 167.8 GB drive, while the INTEL SSD Tool Box recognizes the drive as 180 GB. My question is what happened to the remaining 12.2 GB of the drive? any and all help with this question will be greatly appreciated.

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Don't worry, it's just the old issue of measuring capacity in gigabytes (GB) and gibibytes (GiB)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binary_prefix# Deviation_between_powers_of_1024_and_powers_of_1000 Binary prefix - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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