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Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte, Petabyte, Exabyte, Zettabyte...

A - answer With ever growing capacity especially in archive devices you can often find uncommon prefixes in the values of capacity units.

What numbers are represented by these prefixes? (decimal or binary base used in IT):

PrefixOrderSize
Kilo- (k)10001
10241
1.000 (1e3)
1.024
Mega- (M)10002
10242
1.000.000 (1e6)
1.048.576
Giga- (G)10003
10243
1.000.000.000 (1e9)
1.073.741.824
Tera- (T)10004
10244
1.000.000.000.000 (1e12)
1.099.511.627.776
Peta- (P)10005
10245
1.000.000.000.000.000 (1e15)
1.125.899.906.842.624
Exa- (P)10006
10246
1.000.000.000.000.000.000 (1e18)
1.152.921.504.606.846.976
Zetta- (Z)10007
10247
1.000.000.000.000.000.000.000 (1e21)
1.180.591.620.717.411.303.424
Yotta- (Y)10008
10248
1.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000 (1e24)
1.208.925.819.614.629.174.706.176

(KB, MB, GB, TB, PB, EB, ZB, YB)

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See also:
Tip 11494:Entering decimal values using fractions in CAD applications.
Tip 11320:How to find volume, mass or surface area of a component in Fusion 360?
Tip 11289:Adding, multiplying and rounding numbers inside DWG drawing texts - NumInText.
Tip 11211:Mass change of units in the whole Inventor assembly.
Tip 10721:How to draw a catenary or other parametric curve in Inventor?


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