Zebibit

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Multiples of bits
Decimal
Value Metric
1000 kbit kilobit
10002 Mbit megabit
10003 Gbit gigabit
10004 Tbit terabit
10005 Pbit petabit
10006 Ebit exabit
10007 Zbit zettabit
10008 Ybit yottabit
Binary
Value JEDEC IEC
1024 Kbit kilobit Kibit kibibit
10242 Mbit megabit Mibit mebibit
10243 Gbit gigabit Gibit gibibit
10244 - - Tibit tebibit
10245 - - Pibit pebibit
10246 - - Eibit exbibit
10247 - - Zibit zebibit
10248 - - Yibit yobibit
See also: Nibble · Byte · Bit and Byte prefixes
Orders of magnitude of data

The zebibit is a multiple of the bit, a unit of digital information storage, prefixed by the standards-based multiplier zebi (symbol Zi), a binary prefix meaning 270.[1][2] The unit symbol of the zebibit is Zibit.

1 zebibit = 270 bits = 1180591620717411303424bits = 1024 exbibits[3]

The prefix zebi was originally not a part of the system of binary prefixes, but was added together with the prefix yobi by the International Electrotechnical Commission in August 2005.[4]

The binary prefixes are not part of the International System of Units (SI).

References[edit]

  1. ^ International Electrotechnical Commission, IEC 60027-2 (2000-11) Ed. 2.0
  2. ^ A.J. Thor (2000). "Prefixes for binary multiples" (PDF). Metrologica 37 (81): 81. doi:10.1088/0026-1394/37/1/12. 
  3. ^ Definitions of the SI units: The binary prefixes
  4. ^ IEC - IEC in action | News releases > nr2005 - Here come zebi and yobi