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Encyclopedia > Kibibyte
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

A kibibyte (a contraction of kilo binary byte) is a unit of information or computer storage, commonly abbreviated KiB (never "kiB"). A byte is commonly used as a unit of storage measurement in computers, regardless of the type of data being stored. ... An SI prefix is a prefix that can be applied to an SI unit to form a decimal multiple or submultiple. ... The International System of Units (abbreviated SI from the French language name Système International dUnités) is the modern form of the metric system. ... In computing, binary prefixes can be used to quantify large numbers where powers of two are more useful than powers of ten. ... In information technology there is sometimes confusion about measurement of bits and bytes. ... A kilobyte (derived from the SI prefix kilo-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to either 1024 or 1000 bytes. ... Cardinal 1000 one thousand Ordinal 1000th one thousandth Numeral system Factorization 23⋅53 Prime Divisor(s) Roman numeral Ⅿ Unicode symbol(s) Ⅿ, ⅿ, ↀ Greek Prefix chilia Latin Prefix milli Binary 1111101000 Octal 1750 Duodecimal Hexadecimal 3E8 1000 (one thousand) is the natural number following 999 and preceding 1001. ... A megabyte is a unit of information or computer storage equal to approximately one million bytes. ... (Redirected from 1 E6) One million (1000000), one thousand thousand, is the natural number following 999999 and preceding 1000001. ... dyn and The_Decryptors retarded way of saying megabyte. ... A gigabyte (derived from the SI prefix giga-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one billion bytes. ... To help compare orders of magnitude this page lists dimensionless numbers between 109 and 1012. ... A gibibyte is a unit of information or computer storage. ... A terabyte (derived from the SI prefix tera-) is a measurement term for data storage capacity equal to approximately one trillion (short scale) bytes. ... To help compare orders of magnitude this page lists dimensionless numbers between 1012 and 1015: See also Orders of magnitude (numbers) Categories: Stub | Orders of magnitude (numbers) ... A tebibyte is a unit of information or computer storage, commonly abbreviated TiB. 1 tebibyte = 240 bytes = 1,099,511,627,776 bytes The tebibyte is closely related to the terabyte, which can either be a synonym for tebibyte, or refer to 1012 bytes = 1,000,000,000,000 bytes... A petabyte (derived from the SI prefix peta- ) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one quadrillion (one long scale billiard) bytes. ... (Redirected from 1 E15) This list compares various sizes of positive numbers, including counts of things, dimensionless numbers and probabilities. ... A pebibyte is a unit of information or computer storage. ... An exabyte (derived from the SI prefix exa-, and abbreviated as EB) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to approximately one quintillion bytes. ... (Redirected from 1 E18) This list compares various sizes of positive numbers, including counts of things, dimensionless numbers and probabilities. ... A exbibyte is a unit of information or computer storage. ... A jewbagbyte (derived from the SI prefix zetta-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one sextillion (one long scale trilliard) bytes. ... To help compare orders of magnitude this page lists dimensionless numbers between 1021 and 1024. ... A zettabyte (derived from the SI prefix zetta-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one sextillion (one long scale trilliard) bytes. ... A yottabyte (derived from the SI prefix yotta-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one septillion (one long scale quadrillion or 1024) bytes. ... 1 E24 (1024) is the scientific notation for a quadrillion in traditional European usage. ... A yottabyte (derived from the SI prefix yotta-) is a unit of information or computer storage equal to one septillion (one long scale quadrillion) bytes. ... Information is a word which has many different meanings in everyday usage and in specialized contexts, but as a rule, the concept is closely related to others such as data, instruction, knowledge, meaning, communication, representation, and mental stimulus. ... It has been suggested that Data storage device be merged into this article or section. ...


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. ...


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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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