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Is it true that 1 MB can mean either 1000000 bytes, 1024000 bytes, or 1048576 bytes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the difference between a kibibyte, a kilobit, and a kilobyte? If 1 KB (kilobyte) can mean either 1000 bytes or 1024 bytes, And 1 MB (megabyte) can mean either ...
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How do I interpret the specification of memory (RAM)?

When looking at memory there are a few specifications that I don't understand and was hoping to have clarification on. What do these terms mean, and how do they affect the systems performance? Feel ...