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How many KB in 1 byte? The answer is 0.0009765625.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 KB is equal to 1024 byte.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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›› Quick conversion chart of KB to byte

1 KB to byte = 1024 byte

2 KB to byte = 2048 byte

3 KB to byte = 3072 byte

4 KB to byte = 4096 byte

5 KB to byte = 5120 byte

6 KB to byte = 6144 byte

7 KB to byte = 7168 byte

8 KB to byte = 8192 byte

9 KB to byte = 9216 byte

10 KB to byte = 10240 byte


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›› Definition: Kilobyte

A kilobyte is a unit of information or computer storage equal to 1024 bytes, assuming a binary system. This is not a standard SI definition, which would use kibibyte to represent 1024 bytes. However, most people have requested the more common usage, so the non-SI version is used on this site.


›› Definition: Byte

A byte is the basic unit of measurement of information storage in computer science. In many computer architectures it is a unit of memory addressing, consisting of 8 bits.

Since computer memory comes in base two rather than 10, a large portion of the software and computer industry use binary estimates of the SI-prefixed quantities, while producers of computer storage devices prefer the SI values. This is why a computer hard drive advertised with a "100 GB" decimal storage capacity actually contains no more than 93 GB of 8-bit (power of 2) addressable storage.


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