How many kibibit in 1 kilobyte?
The answer is 7.8125.

We assume you are converting between **kibibit** and **kilobyte**.

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The main non-SI unit for **computer data storage** is the byte.

1 byte is equal to 0.0078125 kibibit, or 0.001 kilobyte.

Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.

Use this page to learn how to convert between kibibits and kilobytes.

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1 kibibit to kilobyte = 0.128 kilobyte

5 kibibit to kilobyte = 0.64 kilobyte

10 kibibit to kilobyte = 1.28 kilobyte

20 kibibit to kilobyte = 2.56 kilobyte

30 kibibit to kilobyte = 3.84 kilobyte

40 kibibit to kilobyte = 5.12 kilobyte

50 kibibit to kilobyte = 6.4 kilobyte

75 kibibit to kilobyte = 9.6 kilobyte

100 kibibit to kilobyte = 12.8 kilobyte

You can do the reverse unit conversion from kilobyte to kibibit, or enter any two units below:

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A kibibit (a contraction of kilo binary digit) is a unit of information or computer storage, abbreviated Kibit, or sometimes Kib. (Note that the abbreviation is capitalized, while kbit is not.) It is equal to 128 bytes.

The SI prefix "kilo" represents a factor of
10^{3}, or in exponential notation, 1E3.

So 1 kilobyte = 10^{3} bytes.

The definition of a byte is as follows:

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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