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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 13426:Use of alternative units for arithmetic in dimensions (without square brackets).
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Tip 13228:DWG or DXF file exported to/from Fusion 360 has incorrect size (scale, 10x larger/smaller).
Tip 13221:Attractor - snap multiple objects to existing points/vertices.
Tip 13040:iLogic - display information about complexity of an Inventor part.


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