Technical Terms: Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte

Multiples of the byte are used to define the size of memory and storage in your computer, and the size of files and data. Each one is a multiple of 1024, although, sometimes multiples of 1000 are used instead, particularly in the marketing of storage and drives.

Comments: 2 Responses to “Technical Terms: Kilobyte, Megabyte, Gigabyte, Terabyte”

    6 years ago

    I already knew this as I studied all this in College back in the late 90s. However I wanted to tell you Gary that you did a very good job of breaking it down for those who do not understand as well. Good Job.

    Andrea Grasselli
    6 years ago

    Thank you Gary, very clear and useful!

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