Tebibyte

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Multiples of bytes
Decimal
Value IEC
1000 (103) kB (kilobyte)
10002 (106) MB (megabyte)
10003 (109) GB (gigabyte)
10004 (1012) TB (terabyte)
10005 (1015) PB (petabyte)
10006 (1018) EB (exabyte)
10007 (1021) ZB (zettabyte)
10008 (1024) YB (yottabyte)
Binary
Value IEC JEDEC
1024 (210) KiB (kibibyte) KB (kilobyte)
10242 (220) MiB (mebibyte) MB (megabyte)
10243 (230) GiB (gibibyte) GB (gigabyte)
10244 (240) TiB (tebibyte)
10245 (250) PiB (pebibyte)
10246 (260) EiB (exbibyte)
10247 (270) ZiB (zebibyte)
10248 (280) YiB (yobibyte)

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. It follows that one tebibyte (1 TiB) is approximately equal to 1.100 TB. In some contexts, the terabyte has been used as a synonym for tebibyte.[2] (see Consumer confusion).

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  1. ^ "Prefixes for binary multiples". NIST. 2007. Retrieved 10 August 2007. 
  2. ^ Storage capacity measurement standards, Seagate Inc.