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**crash866**
t1_iu4u0ga wrote

Reply to comment by **Boogyman0202** in **Eli5: Where do our files go when we delete them from the trash can in our computer?** by **StarExact5602**

Some manufacturers use base10 for size while your computer measures it is binary.

A gigabyte (GB) -- pronounced with two hard Gs -- is a unit of data storage capacity that is roughly equivalent to 1 billion bytes. In decimal notation (base 10), a gigabyte is exactly 1 billion bytes. In binary notation (base 2), a gigabyte is equal to 230 bytes, or 1,073,741,824 bytes.

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