Tebibit

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, a unit of digital information storage, prefixed by the standards-based multiplier tebi (symbol

meaning 2

The tebibit is closely related to the terabit

, the corresponding unit using the metric prefix tera, which is 10

The binary prefixes are not part of the International System of Units

(SI).

**tebibit**is a multiple of the bitBit

A bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications; it is the amount of information stored by a digital device or other physical system that exists in one of two possible distinct states...

, a unit of digital information storage, prefixed by the standards-based multiplier tebi (symbol

*Ti*), a binary prefixBinary prefix

In computing, a binary prefix is a specifier or mnemonic that is prepended to the units of digital information, the bit and the byte, to indicate multiplication by a power of 2...

meaning 2

^{40}. The unit symbol of the tebibit is**Tibit**or**Tib**.- 1 tebibit = 2
^{40}bitBitA bit is the basic unit of information in computing and telecommunications; it is the amount of information stored by a digital device or other physical system that exists in one of two possible distinct states...

s = = 1024 gibibitGibibitThe gibibit is a multiple of the bit, a unit of digital information storage, prefixed by the standards-based multiplier gibi , a binary prefix meaning 230. The unit symbol of the gibibit is Gibit or Gib....

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The tebibit is closely related to the terabit

Terabit

The terabit is a multiple of the unit bit for digital information or computer storage. The prefix tera is defined in the International System of Units as a multiplier of 1012 , and therefore...

, the corresponding unit using the metric prefix tera, which is 10

^{12}bits.The binary prefixes are not part of the International System of Units

International System of Units

The International System of Units is the modern form of the metric system and is generally a system of units of measurement devised around seven base units and the convenience of the number ten. The older metric system included several groups of units...

(SI).