On Mon, 9 Aug 1999, [ISO-8859-1] Marko Mäkelä wrote: > > D9060 Tandon TM-602S (5.0Mb) > > D9090 Tandon TM-603S (7.5Mb) > > Are you sure about the capacities? I assume that with "b" you mean "B" > (byte), not bit. But I thought that third digit in the model number would > refer to the capacity in megabytes. Converting the figures given by you > from real megabytes (2^10 bytes) to disk manufacturers' fake megabytes > (10^6 bytes) does not yield that much capacity, only 5.2*10^6 bytes and > 7.7*10^6 bytes, respectively. It could refer to the number of platters in the drive, or maybe the number of surfaces / heads. Either way, it's reasonable for the larger drive to be about 3/2 times bigger than the smaller drive. Richard - This message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing list. To unsubscribe: echo unsubscribe | mail email@example.com.
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