Bits in a Byte

No matter if it is how many megabytes in a gigabyte, how many kilobytes in a megabytehow many bits in a byte, how many bytes in a megabyte or how many bytes in a kilobyte etc. These are questions that a lot of people have been asking us so we have produced a list for everyone to see.  We have also included a downloadable one HERE.  Only available in Excel format right now.


Old Standard 
bitb0 or 1
byteB8 bits
kilobitkb1000 bits
Kilobyte (binary)KB1024 bytes
Kilobyte (decimal)KB1000 bytes
MegabitMb1000 kilobits
Megabyte (binary)MB1024 Kilobytes
Megabyte (decimal)MB1000 Kilobytes
GigabitGb1000 Megabits
Gigabyte (binary)GB1024 Megabytes
Gigabyte (decimal)GB1000 Megabytes
TerabitTb1000 Gigabits
Terabyte (binary)TB1024 Gigabytes
Terabyte (decimal)TB1000 Gigabytes
PetabitPb1000 Terabits
Petabyte (binary)PB1024 Terabytes
Petabyte (decimal)PB1000 Terabytes
ExabitEb1000 Petabits
Exabyte (binary)EB1024 Petabytes
Exabyte (decimal)EB1000 Petabytes
IEC Standard
bitbit0 or 1
byteB8 bits
kibibitKibit1024 bits
kilobitkbit1000 bits
kibibyte (binary)KiB1024 bytes
kilobyte (decimal)kB1000 bytes
megabitMbit1000 kilobits
mebibyte (binary)MiB1024 kibibytes
megabyte (decimal)MB1000 kilobytes
gigabitGbit1000 megabits
gibibyte (binary)GiB1024 mebibytes
gigabyte (decimal)GB1000 megabytes
terabitTbit1000 gigabits
tebibyte (binary)TiB1024 gibibytes
terabyte (decimal)TB1000 gigabytes
petabitPbit1000 terabits
pebibyte (binary)PiB1024 tebibytes
petabyte (decimal)PB1000 terabytes
exabitEbit1000 petabits
exbibyte (binary)EiB1024 pebibytes
exabyte (decimal)EB1000 petabytes



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