Convert byte to mebibit - Conversion of Measurement Units

Convert byte to mebibit

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How many byte in 1 mebibit?
The answer is 131072.
We assume you are converting between byte and mebibit.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 7.62939453125E-6 mebibit.
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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.

Definition: Mebibit

The mebibit is a standards-based binary multiple (see prefix mebi) of the bit, a unit of digital information storage. It is abbreviated Mibit or sometimes Mib.

Note that this site defines the megabit as 2^{20} bits, equivalent to the mebibit. Some sites define the megabit as 10^{6} bits to distinguish it from the mebibit, but most users prefer the non-SI form.

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