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Speed of Networking device tutorials

 

  • Speed of Networking device is measured as follow.

  • NOTE: Always remember that one byte equals 8 bits

bps bits Per Second

kbps kilo bits Per Second [1000 Bits ]

mbps mega bits Per Second [1,000,000 Bits ]

gbps giga bits Per Second [1,000,000,000 Bits ]

  • Where as storage on HDD / CDs / DVDs are measured as follows

 

Term

Description

Exactly

Byte

One Character or 8 Bits

 

1 KB

Kilo Byte, Appx. 1,000 Bytes

103 i.e. 1,024 Bytes

1 MB

Mega Byte, . Appx. 1,000,000 Bytes

106 i.e. 1024 * 1024

1,048,576 Bytes

1 GB

Giga Byte, Appx. 1,000,000,000 Bytes,

109 i.e. 1024 * 1024 * 1024

1,073,741,824 Bytes

1 TB

Tera Byte, Appx. 1,000,000,000,000 Bytes,

1012 i.e. 1024 * 1024 * 1024 * 1024

1,099,511,627,776 Bytes

1 PB

Peta Bytes, Appx. 1,000,000,000,000,000 Bytes

1015 i.e. 1,024 * 1024 * 1024 * 1024 * 1024

1,125,899,906,842,624 Bytes

1 EB

Exa Byte, Appx. 1,000,000,000,000,000,000 Bytes

1018 i.e. 1024*1024*1024*1024*1024*1024

1,152,921,504,606,846,976 Bytes

1 ZB

Zetta Byte, Appx.1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Bytes

1021 i.e. 1024*1024*1024*1024*1024*1024*1024

1,180,591,620,717,411,303,424 Bytes

1 YB

Yotta Byte

appx.1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 Bytes

1024 i.e. 1024*1024*1024*1024*1024*1024*1024

1,208,925,819,614,629,174,706,176 Bytes

 


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