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Linda
04-15-2005, 08:17 PM
How many megabites are in a gigabite?
Anyone know?

dirtybird
04-15-2005, 08:18 PM
I forgot.. a thousand maybe? All I know is a gig is much bigger.

Anya82
04-15-2005, 08:19 PM
1024 Mb = 1 Gb

1024kb = 1 Mb

1024 B = 1 Kb


1024 Gb = 1tb

Jebus
04-15-2005, 08:20 PM
too keep it simple, lets just say 1000mb = 1 gb

Anya82
04-15-2005, 08:21 PM
no! it's 1024! not 1000

Linda
04-15-2005, 08:24 PM
Thanks a bunch!

Jebus
04-15-2005, 08:24 PM
no! it's 1024! not 1000
like I said, just to keep it simple.

Anya82
04-15-2005, 08:25 PM
hehehe :D i know, Jebus! i'm just a stuborn girl :D

Jerry
04-15-2005, 11:41 PM
1024 Mb = 1 Gb

1024kb = 1 Mb

1024 B = 1 Kb


1024 Gb = 1tb


1Kb = 1024 b
1b = 8 bits

:)

Now it's complete :)

The Talking Pie
04-16-2005, 03:28 AM
Holy shit, you can't go rounding it off to 1,000! Don't you realise the repercussions when dealing with significantly large numbers?

Endymion
04-16-2005, 03:37 AM
Holy shit, you can't go rounding it off to 1,000! Don't you realise the repercussions when dealing with significantly large numbers?

when buying a hard drive, sizes are reported in base 10, not base 2^10.