Memory translation?

  wednesday 13 11:19 05 Jun 2005


Could you translate 229376K into MB or GB?

  SANTOS7 11:26 05 Jun 2005
  wednesday 13 11:31 05 Jun 2005

What does K stand for?

  SANTOS7 11:33 05 Jun 2005

Kb=kilobits KB=kilobytes

  SANTOS7 11:36 05 Jun 2005


In data communications, a kilobit is a thousand (103) bits. It's commonly used for measuring the amount of data that is transferred in a second between two telecommunication points. Kilobits per second is usually shortened to Kbps.

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In decimal systems, kilo stands for 1,000, but in binary systems, a kilo is 1,024 (2 to the 10th power). Technically, therefore, a kilobyte is 1,024 bytes, but it is often used loosely as a synonym for 1,000 bytes. For example, a computer that has 256K main memory can store approximately 256,000 bytes (or characters) in memory at one time.

A megabyte is 2 to the 20th power (approximately 1 million) and a gigabyte is 2 to the 30th power (approximately 1 billion).

In computer literature, kilobyte is usually abbreviated as K or Kb. To distinguish between a decimal K (1,000) and a binary K (1,024), the IEEE has suggested following the convention of using a small k for a decimal kilo and a capital K for a binary kilo, but this convention is by no means strictly followed.

  wednesday 13 11:38 05 Jun 2005

At least I can get Specifications In MB now


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