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Well... Files significantly less than 1K may be stored in MFT. Each directory entry is alotted a 1K block, and a varying part of this block is used for file metadata. Whatever space is left after the metadata has taken their part can be used for file data that fits in. If it doesn't fit in, it all goes to a 4K disk page.

If you have a lot of extended attributes for a file, the 1K block may overflow and a second one linked to it. But in no case will you have a full 1024 bytes for file data in the MFT; just "the rest of the block".
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