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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 12638:How to use conditional parameter values in Fusion 360?
Tip 12624:How to enter dimensions in Revit using other units?
Tip 12448:Pan view (change view target) in multiple viewports of a layout.
Tip 12421:Wrong units in an imported DXF file.
Tip 12201:Quick dynamic measuring of objects near your cursor.


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