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Multiples of bytes
Decimal prefixes
(SI)
Binary prefixes
(IEC 60027-2)
Name Symbol Multiple Name Symbol Multiple
kilobyte kB 103 kibibyte KiB 210
megabyte MB 106 mebibyte MiB 220
gigabyte GB 109 gibibyte GiB 230
terabyte TB 1012 tebibyte TiB 240
petabyte PB 1015 pebibyte PiB 250
exabyte EB 1018 exbibyte EiB 260
zettabyte ZB 1021 zebibyte ZiB 270
yottabyte YB 1024 yobibyte YiB 280

1 kibibyte = 210 bytes = 1,024 bytes A byte is commonly used as a unit of storage measurement in computers, regardless of the type of data being stored. ...

The kibibyte is closely related to the kilobyte, which can be used either as a synonym for kibibyte or to refer to 103 bytes = 1,000 bytes (see binary prefix). Usage of these terms is intended to help prevent the confusion common among storage media. A kilobyte (derived from the SI prefix kilo-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to either 1024 or 1000 bytes. ... In computing, binary prefixes can be used to quantify large numbers where powers of two are more useful than powers of ten. ...

Due to a recent survey, the KibiByte has now been classed as unused. It is not generally used any more. A kilobyte (derived from the SI prefix kilo-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to either 1024 or 1000 bytes. ... A kibibit is a unit of information or computer storage, abbreviated Kibit, or sometimes Kib. ... In computing, binary prefixes can be used to quantify large numbers where powers of two are more useful than powers of ten. ... This is a list of orders of magnitude for data (or information), measured in bits. ...

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 Kibibyte - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (174 words) A kibibyte (a contraction of kilo binary byte) is a unit of information or computer storage, abbreviated KiB (never "kiB"). The kibibyte is closely related to the kilobyte, which can be used either as a synonym for kibibyte or to refer to 10 kibibyte has evolved to refer exclusively to 1,024 bytes.
 Definition of Kibibyte (72 words) A kibibyte is a unit of data storage that equals 2 to the 10th power, or 1,024 bytes. While a kilobyte can be estimated as 10^3 or 1,000 bytes, a kibibyte is exactly 1,024 bytes. A kibibyte is 1,024 bytes and precedes the mebibyte unit of measurement.
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