Computer storage (decimal & binary)

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The following units are included in this section:

 

ID

Unit

Definition

Wikipedia page and other notes

1

bit

-

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bit

2

kilobit (kbit)

103 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilobit

3

kibibit (Kibit)

210=10241 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kibibit

4

megabit (Mbit)

106 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megabit

5

mebibit (Mibit)

220=10242 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mebibit

6

gigabit (Gbit)

109 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabit

7

gibibit (Gibit)

230=10243 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibibit

8

terabit (Tbit)

1012 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terabit

9

tebibit (Tibit)

240=10244 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tebibit

10

petabit (Pbit)

1015 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petabit

11

pebibit (Pibit)

250=10245 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pebibit

12

exabit (Ebit)

1018 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exabit

13

exbibit (Eibit)

260=10246 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exbibit

14

zettabit (Zbit)

1021 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zettabit

15

zebibit (Zibit)

270=10247 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebibit

16

yottabit (Ybit)

1024 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yottabit

17

yobibit (Yibit)

280=10248 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yobibit

18

byte

8 bits

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Byte

19

kilobyte (kB)

103 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kilobyte

20

kibibyte (KiB)

210=10241 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kibibyte

21

megabyte (MB)

106 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Megabyte

22

mebibyte (MiB)

220=10242 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mebibyte

23

gigabyte (GB)

109 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gigabyte

24

gibibyte (GiB)

230=10243 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gibibyte

25

terabyte (TB)

1012 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terabyte

26

tebibyte (TiB)

240=10244 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tebibyte

27

petabyte (PB)

1015 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petabyte

28

pebibyte (PiB)

250=10245 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pebibyte

29

exabyte (EB)

1018 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exabyte

30

exbibyte (EiB)

260=10246 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exbibyte

31

zettabyte (ZB)

1021 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zettabyte

32

zebibyte (ZiB)

270=10247 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zebibyte

33

yottabyte (YB)

1024 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yottabyte

34

yobibyte (YiB)

280=10248 bytes

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yobibyte

 

All the above definitions of the various units are EXACT.

Note: In the above, a period (.) is used to indicate the decimal place and a comma (,) is used to separate groups of thousands.

 

Type of conversion relationship: DIRECTLY PROPORTIONAL (y=ax)

Example conversion diagram (see two units in bold above):

Computer Storage