Tebibyte

What Does Tebibyte Mean?

A tebibyte (TiB) is a unit of digital information storage used to denote the size of data. It is equivalent to 240, or 1,099,511,627,776, bytes and 1,024 gibibytes.

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Techopedia Explains Tebibyte

Tebibyte is related to a terabyte, which is equal to 1012, or 1,000,000,000,000, bytes. It comes before pebibyte and after gibibyte. The terabyte is used in place of the tebibyte in most contexts.

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