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Bytes, Kilobytes and Megabytes

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  • 1 byte = 8 bits
Computer bytes
Base 10 - Decimal SystemBase 2 - Binary System
1000 1 kilobyte kB 210 1024 1 024 bytes KiB kibibytes
10002 1 megabyte MB 220 10242 1 048 576 bytes MiB mebibytes
10003 1 gigabyte GB 230 10243 1 073 741 824 bytes GiB gibibytes
10004 1 terabyte TB 240 10244 1 099 511 627 776 bytes TiB tebibytes
10005 1 petabyte PB 250 10245 1 125 899 906 842 620 bytes PiB pebibytes
  • 8 bits computers moves 1 byte
  • 16 bits computers moves 2 bytes
  • 32 bits computers moves 4 bytes
  • 64 bits computers moves 8 bytes
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