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On almost all modern computers, a byte is equal to 8 bits.

## Byte - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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One byte is usually equal to eight bits. Some very early computers had bytes with different numbers of bits. An octet is always eight bits. In modern usage, an ...

## How much is 1 byte, kilobyte, megabyte, gigabyte, etc.?

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Full listing of how many bits, nibbles, bytes, kilobyte (KB), megabyte (MB), gigabyte ... in the Gigabyte section above, we know that 1 gigabyte is equal to 1,024 ...

## What is a byte equal to? | Reference.com

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A byte is the equivalent of eight bits or a sequence of eight ones and zeros, which can store an unassigned 8-bit number, from zero to 255. Most computers use ...

## What's a Byte? Megabytes, Gigabytes, Terabytes What are They?

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A Byte is equal to 8 Bits. A Byte can represent 256 states of information, for example, numbers or a combination of numbers and letters. 1 Byte could be equal to ...

## Bits and Bytes

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Bits and Bytes. < CS101. At the smallest scale in the computer, information is stored as bits and bytes. In this section, we'll look at how that works.

## Bit and Byte Conversion - beesky.com

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In some cases when used to describe data transfer rates bits/bytes are calculated as in the metric system as follows: 1 MB = 1,000,000 bits/bytes; 1 kb = 1,000 ...

## Why it is that, 1 Byte is equal to 8 Bits? - Quora

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It's a historical reason. Byte. Historically, the byte was the number of bits used to encode a single character of text in a computer[1][2] and for this reason it is the ...

## 1 KB = 1024 Bytes? No, 1 KB = 1000 Bytes! – Christian Neumair

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Sep 30, 2008 ... I read up on the history of the ancient convention that 1024 Bytes are called 1 Kilobyte. The problem with the convention is that it's totally ...

## SmartFTP - Bits, Bytes, Mega, Giga, Tera (explained)

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Apr 22, 2002 ... Article 53. Bits, Bytes, Mega, Giga, Tera (explained). 1 bit = a 1 or 0 (b) 4 bits = 1 nybble (?) 8 bits = 1 byte (B) 1024 bytes = 1 Kilobyte (KB)