Tebibyte

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  (Redirected from TiB)
Jump to: navigation, search
Multiples of bytes
Decimal
Value Metric
1000 kB kilobyte
10002 MB megabyte
10003 GB gigabyte
10004 TB terabyte
10005 PB petabyte
10006 EB exabyte
10007 ZB zettabyte
10008 YB yottabyte
Binary
Value JEDEC IEC
1024 KB kilobyte KiB kibibyte
10242 MB megabyte MiB mebibyte
10243 GB gigabyte GiB gibibyte
10244 - - TiB tebibyte
10245 - - PiB pebibyte
10246 - - EiB exbibyte
10247 - - ZiB zebibyte
10248 - - YiB yobibyte
Orders of magnitude of data

The tebibyte is a multiple of the unit byte for digital information. It is a member of the set of units with binary prefixes defined by the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC).[1] Its unit symbol is TiB.

The prefix tebi (symbol Ti) represents multiplication by 10244, therefore:

1 tebibyte = 240 bytes = 1099511627776bytes = 1024 gibibytes

The tebibyte is closely related to the terabyte (TB), which is defined as 1012 bytes = 1000000000000bytes, but the terabyte has been used as a synonym for tebibyte in some contexts (see binary prefix). 1 TiB ≈ 1.100 TB

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Prefixes for binary multiples". NIST. 2007. Retrieved 10 August 2007.