Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). 120 HD only 111.35 - Current Mac Hardware Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In 120 HD only 111.35 vato Posted: May 28, 2007 7:06AM in Current Mac Hardware edited January 2014 I have the MacBook Pro 2.16, with a 120 gig HD, problem is it only shows 111.35 gigs, any ideas as to why?Paul Vato Comments Reply 1 of 4 logant Posts: 60member May 28, 2007 7:17AM Quote:Originally Posted by Vato I have the MacBook Pro 2.16, with a 120 gig HD, problem is it only shows 111.35 gigs, any ideas as to why?Paul VatoThat's how most HD's are. Reply 2 of 4 halijan Posts: 24member May 28, 2007 8:17AM its to do with the formatting mate, once any HD is formatted its smaller basically Reply 3 of 4 smalm Posts: 667member May 28, 2007 9:52AM For all HD manufacturers 1GB = 1,000,000,000 Byte (10^9)For everyone else 1GB = 1,073,741,824 Byte (2^30)The HD manufacturers are using GB correctly everyone else not Yes, you loose some space when formatting. I lost 0.2GB from 372.6GB Reply 4 of 4 mrtotes Posts: 759member May 28, 2007 1:20PM Indeed to convert between binary (used to store data) and decimal used for sales purposes:(120 x 1000^3) / (1024^3) = 111.76GBThe remaining difference is lost to formatting. Sign In or Register to comment.