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    Default Gamecube blocks to megabytes

    I was just curious as to what is a block to a megabyte. I tried looking for a conversion thingamabober on google with no success.

    One of the reasons I don't like nintendo stuff; always gotta use weird things, why couldn't they just use bytes like everybody else? Kinda like the wii points and the xbox live points. (Although those are simple to convert, it would have been better to use real currency)


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    normally 1 block is 32KB.. BUT don't take my word for it
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    it is actually 8K

    "One block usually equals 8K (8,192 bytes)."
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    weird why couldnt it have been something like 1kb = one block why does it have to be so confusing?!



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    Dunno, its a pretty old method by now. They're just trying to follow in Sony's footsteps I guess. (ie. the PSX or PS1 w/e, PSX sounds better) :3



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    I'm assuming it's to make it easier for young gamers who like to play mario but dun know shit about bytes. Smaller numbers = easier.

    i.e.
    I got 70GB left on my 500GB HDD.
    I got 14% free space on my 500 GB HDD.
    I got 7/50 blocks free.
    tho because of small space in Gamecube, it'd be more like

    I got 35893,58 bytes left on a total storage of X mb (no idea, lol)

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    I think 1 block is 4mb. Idk for sure





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    Default Woah.

    Hell, I still have a hard time keeping up with the whole 'Bytes' system. I think its like...
    1,000b = 1kb
    1,000kb = 1mb
    1,000mb = 1gb
    Or some stupid b/s like that o_O. Also, I went to Bestbuy yesterday and saw some Terrabyte HD's. I was like "TB? Wtf?!". (My mind is still back in the age where laptops had 10gb HD's and 4gb on a PSP memory stick is alot of space).
    So uh... 1,000gb = 1tb? xD
    Edit: I guess my brain is overdue for a firmware update. *Laughs*
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    What size is a (Nintendo Gamecube) block?
    8kB (8 kilobytes = 1024 bytes = 8192 bits)
    Source: WiiLoaded.com - Wii Forum and News - Wii Memory FAQ

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    I just said that.... like about 5 posts ago lolool *slaps PsYko*
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