›› Convert byte to bit


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How many bytes in 1 bit? The answer is 0.125.
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The main non-SI unit for computer data storage is the byte.
1 byte is equal to 8 bit.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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›› Quick conversion chart of bytes to bit

1 bytes to bit = 8 bit

5 bytes to bit = 40 bit

10 bytes to bit = 80 bit

15 bytes to bit = 120 bit

20 bytes to bit = 160 bit

25 bytes to bit = 200 bit

30 bytes to bit = 240 bit

40 bytes to bit = 320 bit

50 bytes to bit = 400 bit

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›› 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.

›› Definition: Bit

A bit is a binary digit, taking a value of either 0 or 1. The bit is also a unit of measurement, the information capacity of one binary digit. It has the symbol bit, or b. There are 8 bits in 1 byte.

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